Special Events

If you've got an event coming up, CLICK HERE  to email us the information! 

saturday, JUNE 24, 2017
robert w. hamilton memorial charity golf classic
 

This is the 16th Annual Memorial Charity Golf Classic to benefit the United Way of Otero County! Stop by Desert Lakes Golf Course for registration and warm up at 7:30 am, and the shot gun start is at 8:30 am. Cost is just $85 per player! Click here for more information or call 575-437-8400


thursday, june 29, 2017
summer music festival
 

Kick of the Fourth of July weekend a little early with our friends at Holloman Air Force Base with the Summer Music Fetival! The fun starts at 4 pm at the Outdoor Sports Field on HAFB, and is open to the public! Enjoy live music, food, vendors and special guest, Casadee Pope! Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate the night of the event! For more information, click here! 


sat. & sun., july 1-2, 2017
mexican art market with the monument
 

Enjoy a Mexican Arts Show and Sale co-sponsored by the National Park Service and Western National Parks Association. Experience the rich Mexican culture, beautifully expressed through extraordinary Mata Ortiz pottery, whimsical Oaxacan wood car vings, and vibrant Zapotec rugs from Northern Chihuahua and Oaxaca Mexico. Enjoy live demonstrations throughout each day. You will find a wide array of items, from $20.00 pots up to museum-quality pieces. All artwork is hand made in Mexico. Program is free and will be held in the visitor center at White Sands National Monument from 10 am until 5 pm. For more information, call 575-479-6124


saturday, JULY 15, 2017
white sands burgers & brews
 

This event is happening from 4pm to 11pm at the Griggs Sports Complex! Each ticket comes with 5 one ounce samples of beer! There will be live music, food trucks, dessert trucks, a green chili cheeseburger cookoff and some of the best burgers in New Mexico! Contact the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce for more information at  575-437-6120


saturday, JULY 15, 2017
cellos with cellos fundriaser 
 

Shady Pines Chamber Players Presents Cellos with Cellos in the Round! This free event will be at the Cloudcroft High School Commons area at 3 pm. Donations are greatuly appreciated and all funds raised will go towards the Cloudcroft Public School music programs. For more infomation, click here to send an email to Suzannah Barnebey.


saturday, july 22, 2017
tailgate series: frank zona & urban edge
 

Jazz it up with Frank Zona & Urban Edge with the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at the NM Museum of Space History parking lot! Bring your cars and lawn chairs, it's a tailgate party, after all! Music begins at 8 pm! For tickets or more information, contact the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at 575-437-2202 or click here!  


saturday, august 12, 2017
tailgate series: hard road trio
 

Enjoy live music with Hard Road Trio with the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at the NM Museum of Space History parking lot! Bring your cars and lawn chairs, it's a tailgate party, after all! Music begins at 8 pm! For tickets or more information, contact the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at 575-437-2202 or click here!  


August 17 -20, 2017
otero county fair & rodeo
 

The Annual Otero County Fair and Rodeo kicks off on Thursday, August 17th! Tons of food, fun and and of course, rides! For the full events calendar click here! Make your plans to attend this Souther NM staple! 


saturday, august 26, 2017
tailgate series: big band on the rio grande
 

Enjoy live music with Big Band on the Rio Grande with the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at the NM Museum of Space History parking lot! Bring your cars and lawn chairs, it's a tailgate party, after all! Music begins at 8 pm! For tickets or more information, contact the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at 575-437-2202 or click here!  


saturday, august 26, 2017
german oktoberfest 
 

Mark your calendars for the much loved event! Details are still in the works and we will update you as soon as we have them!!!   


sat. & sun., september 2-3, 2017
27th annual cottonwood festival
 

This annual event is in Alameda Park! Enjoy foods, craft vendors, live music and so much more! Entrance is free and open to the public! For more information, or to sign up as a vendor, contact the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce at 575-437-6120.