Top 7 Things To Do In Las Cruces | Events in Las Cruces |
NMSU Aggie Football players huddled up together on the field

1. Attend Exciting Sporting Events

Cheer on your favorite high school teams and New Mexico State University at our many high-energy sporting events.

Las Cruces Landscape of purple mountains and a healthy tree

2. Find Your Outdoor Adventures

Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley are made for outdoor recreation, from hiking, birding, and rock climbing in our beautiful desert to a round of golf on manicured greens.

The local Las Cruces band Stoney Blue Fish playing on the Amador stage.

3. Rock on at Concerts and Live Music

From the Pan Am Center at NMSU to Amador Live downtown to intimate performances at a winery or brew pub, you can enjoy your favorite music live and in person.

Art lovers walking around an art gallery observing the work.

4. Discover Our Museums

Soak up area history, art, and culture at our museums. Find agricultural and railroad history, nature and science, and even the story of space exploration right here.

Street View of the museums in downtown Las Cruces

5. Explore Downtown Las Cruces

Three of the city’s museums are downtown, as are art galleries, live theaters, restaurants, and the popular Saturday morning farmers market. Check out the new Las Cruces Plaza for events and performances.

People enjoying beers and cocktails at downtown bar and brewery Little Toad Creek.

6. Relish Restaurants, Wineries, and Breweries

The Mesilla Valley is home to numerous fine restaurants, vineyards and wineries, and thriving breweries where you can find local craft beer. If you’ve got a taste for it, you can probably find it here!

The basilica in the Mesilla Plaza

7. Stroll Historic Old Mesilla

Head over to Mesilla for a taste of the Old West and Old Mexico in a town that’s been part of both. Celebrate Mexican Independence Day, shop, watch live music and dances, and enjoy fine dining, all centered around the historic plaza.


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