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Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a vibrant, borderlands city with so much to do! Whether you’re here for a day, a week, or longer, you can stay busy throughout your visit. If the great outdoors appeals to you, find events at places like White Sands National Park or the Organ Mountains–Desert Peaks National Monument. If live performances are more your thing, find events at the Amador and other restaurants, local theatres, and New Mexico State University. Since Las Cruces is a college town, you can also find football and basketball games, along with activities and exhibitions at the university’s museums and galleries. Don’t miss the award-winning Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces and other events in the newly revitalized downtown area, which also offers many art galleries and museums. Find events in historic Old Mesilla, too, from music on the plaza to historical reenactments. So, from exciting adventures to the area’s annual events, you’ll find them on our events calendar!

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Featured Businesses

Shop and support local when you visit these Las Cruces businesses. Explore multiple categories, from art galleries to restaurants, or home services to real estate. Whether you’re a Las Cruces resident or a visitor, you’ll find someplace you’ll want to visit. If you’re a visitor who decides to become a resident, we have lots of businesses to help you make the transition, too!

Real Estate

If you’re considering a move to the Mesilla Valley or want to move to a new home, check out our real estate section to find some beautiful homes. Click each home to learn all about it and how you can take a tour!