Elephant Butte's Luminaria Beachwalk

Elephant Butte Luminaria Beachwalk & Floating Lights Parade

The Luminaria Beachwalk, organized and hosted by Friends of Elephant Butte Lake and Elephant Butte Lake State Park, starts at dusk.  [*What are luminarias? “A Christmas lantern consisting of a votive candle set in a small paper bag weighted with sand and typically placed with others along a driveway, sidewalk or rooftop as a holiday […]

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Pickamania Music Festival

Pickamania

The in-person event returns in 2021, with attendees encouraged to follow COVID-safe practices (masking and distancing as appropriate). The event will be limited to 150 people. Seating at the outdoor pavilion includes chairs on the grass, with scattered benches under shade trees. Guests are welcome to bring their own camp chairs, shade and picnic baskets, […]

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Chile Challenge 4x4 Trail Event, Caballo New Mexico

Chile Challenge 4-Wheel Drive Trail Event

REGISTER ONLINE RESERVE A CAMPING SPACE Open to 4WD vehicle operators of any experience level — offering an opportunity to  drive trails in a supervised, nationally recognized, 4-wheeling event! Arrive on the 12th, pack it out on the 17th. Or participate on the days of your choice. 2021 Chile Challenge Schedule: Tuesday October 12 4-7pm: Vehicle […]

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quilts at the Truth or Consequences quilt show

Gathering of Quilts

Beautiful work by local quilters; demonstrations, vendors, and quilt appraisals.

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TorC's Old-Fashioned Christmas - Parade of LIghts and holiday decorations

T or C’s Old-Fashioned Christmas

Tree lighting, bonfires, carriage rides, and holiday refreshments at downtown businesses.

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Holiday in Hillsboro

Holiday in Hillsboro

Christmas in the Foothills is being replaced in 2021 with “Holiday in Hillsboro,” a town-wide outdoor event. Stroll Hillsboro’s scenic Main Street, check out the historic storefronts and homes, and visit the Black Range Museum, where many gift items will be for sale. Each year a Christmas in the Foothills poster is created by a […]

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Kayak Fishing Tournament

Kayak Fishing Tournament

2021 KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT ENTRY FORM This catch-photo-release tournament is open to any angler in any kind of water craft that isn’t gas-powered —(electric-powered allowed) — canoe, kayak, rowboat, etc—fishing with one rod at a time. 2021 KAYAK FISHING TOURNAMENT INFORMATION To enter, submit the completed entry form with your payment prior to the Captain’s […]

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Sierra County Fair - chickens, pigs, steer, calves, vegetables, flowers, art

Sierra County Fair

Arts, crafts, livestock, food vendors, community groups, and fun! Fair exhibits are open to the general public Thursday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. Dance on Saturday night after the sale. Online Entry Form for the 2021 County Fair 2021 County Fair Schedule Monday September 20 Regular livestock entries close (including the horse show) – enter online […]

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buying kettle corn at Elephant Days

Elephant Days

2021 Vendor Application 2021 Chile Cookoff Entry Form 2021 Baking Contest Entry Form 2021 Elephant Days Schedule of Events: Friday – October 15: 9am-3pm: Vendor Check-In and Set-Up 4-9pm: Beer Garden 6-9pm: Music – Suthern Blend Saturday – October 16: 9am: Parade Line Up 9am-10pm: Vendor Booths 10am: Parade Starts 11am-noon: Sierra Vista Hospital 5K […]

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Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

MAP of Elephant Butte Lake State Park 2021 Balloon Regatta Schedule of Events: **All events are weather dependent and subject to change or cancellation Friday August 13: 7:15-9am: Balloons Launch from Lions Beach Saturday August 14: 7:15-9am: Balloons Launch from Lions Beach 7:30-9pm: Balloon Glow on Lions Beach Sunday August 15: 7:15-9am: Balloons Launch from […]

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Elephant Butte Lake 4th of July fireworks

July 4 Fireworks Show at Elephant Butte Lake

Show begins at dusk, usually launching from Rattlesnake Island; it can be seen from almost anywhere at the lake! It’s the biggest fireworks show in New Mexico reflected on the waters of the state’s largest body of water! Rain date is the next night (Sunday). Photos courtesy of Matt Peters.

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junior open fishing tournament elephant butte lake

Junior Open Fishing Tournament

A Father’s Day Fishing Tournament, an Elephant Butte tradition since the late 1970s, is sponsored by the Elephant Butte Bass Anglers. Fishing is on Elephant Butte Lake. Weigh-in is at noon on Saturday at Marina del Sur. Entry fee is $15 per angler; every participant gets a t-shirt, drinks, prizes, and a hamburger & hot […]

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Truth or Consequences Fiesta in the Park

Truth or Consequences Fiesta

Held annually since 1950, this celebration includes a parade, contests, rodeo, and music.  The 2021 Fiesta was scaled down because of COVID then was cancelled. 2021 Fiesta schedule (prior to cancellation) >>> FRIDAY, APRIL 30 <<< Fiesta Poker Off-Road Car Show, Bank of the Southwest Parking Lot (Broadway @ Daniels) >>> SATURDAY, MAY 1 <<< […]

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Truth or Consequences Municipal Golf Course

Fiesta Golf Tournament

One day only. 4 person scramble. $50 per player (cash or check only please) includes lunch, refreshments, prizes. Beginners to advanced players welcome! Form your own team, or enter on your own and let the tournament planners place you in a foursome. Contact: Bart River, , 575-894-2603.

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Sierra County Recreation and Tourism
301 S. Foch, Truth or Consequences NM
Director@SierraCountyNewMexico.info
575-894-1968

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