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Red River Community House EventsJune - December, 2023
Red River Community House

Join your firends and family and enjoy various fun events for all ages! Read More

Daily events in Questa and Red RiverOctober 2023 - December 2024

Please view the Questa News Event Calendar for daily events in and around Questa and Red River. Events include Yoga, Kids library events, trivia nights, Kick Boxing, Tai Chi, Live Music and various opportunities to dance. Read More

Red River's Christmas in The Mountains EventDecember 9-10, 2023

Light Parade on Main Street - Be Part of the Magic! Our event kicks off on Saturday, December 9th, at 6:00 PM with a captivating Light Parade along Main Street. We invite you to be a part of this magical spectacle by participating in the parade. Whether you want to showcase your creativity, represent your business, or simply spread the joy of the season, we welcome all to join us in the procession. Let your imagination run wild as you craft beautiful Christmas floats to dazzle the crowd. Christmas Market - Discover Unique Gifts! On Saturday, December 9th, and Sunday, December 10th, from 10:00 AM onwards, head over to the Red River Conference Center for our Christmas Market. Here, you'll find a treasure trove of handcrafted and one-of-a-kind gifts. It's the perfect opportunity to support local artisans and find that special something for your loved ones. Read More

Torch Light Parade at Red River Ski and Summer AreaDecember 9, 2023
Red River Ski and Summer Area

As the sun sets on Saturday, December 9th, make your way to the Red River Ski and Summer Area at 7:00 PM for their annual Torch Light Parade. It's a sight to behold as skiers and snowboarders gracefully descend the slopes with torches in hand, creating a mesmerizing spectacle against the mountain backdrop. It's a true Red River tradition that you won't want to miss! We are truly excited about this family-friendly event and would like to extend an invitation to vendors who wish to participate in the Christmas Market. This is your opportunity to showcase your unique products to our enthusiastic visitors. If you're interested in becoming a vendor, please reach out to us at The Red River Conference and Visitor Center. Let's come together to make this year's "Christmas in The Mountains" a holiday celebration to remember. Join us as we light up the town, share the spirit of the season, and create lasting memories for our community. Read More

Read between the Wines at Sheehan Winery Red River. Event starts at 6:00 PMDecember 20, 2023
Sheehan Winery

Paint 'n Sip at Sheehan Winery. Event starts at 4:00 PMDecember 27, 2023
Sheehan Winery

Town of Red River Old Fasioned New Years PartyDecember 31, 2023

Join your friends and family in celebrating the last evening of 2023, Red River style! More details to follow.

Polar Bear Plunge and StompJanuary 1, 2024
Eagle Nest State Park Visitors Center

Start the New Year off with the Polar Bear Stomp along one of the Eagle Nest Lake flat trails. The Stomp should take about an hour depending on level of snow (snow depth will determine if you need to wear snow boots or snow shoes). Stomp begins at 1:00 pm. Hot chocolate and cookies will follow. For those hearty souls looking to start their New Year off with a chill, take the Polar Bear Challenge and plunge into the ice cold waters of Eagle Nest Lake (conditions permitting). Shoes are required to take the plunge. The Plunge starts at 2:00 pm. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. There is no fee to register for either event, however a $5 Park fee per vehicle will apply or show a current annual State Park pass. The time for the Polar Challenge events has been changed since January 1st is on a Sunday. Registration begins at Noon on January 1, 2024, Stomp at 1 PM, and Plunge at 2 PM. Read More

Open Mic Night at Nosiy Water1/7/2024 (every Sunday)
Nosiy Water Winery

Want to try your singing and or comedy skills out on a crowd? This is the place to make those dreams happen! Per Facebook the event will happen every Sunday at 2:00 (please confirm the time with the winery)

Noisy Water Blind TestingJanuary 27, 2024
Nosiy Water Winery

Enjoy tasting multiple verities of wine while blindfolded - it's more fun than you can possibly imagine (especially with friends). The Blind Wine Tasting event starts at 6:00 PM

Eagle Nest Ice Fishing Tournament - Weather PermittingJanuary 27, 2024
Eagle Nest State Park Visotors Center

ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT INFORMATION: REGISTRATION: 6 a.m. - 11 a.m. WHERE: Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center END OF TOURNAMENT: You must be in line with your fish to be measured by 2 p.m. Four Categories: 1. Trout/Salmon 2. Perch 3. Pike 4. Creel (Points for total fish in this category based on entry into one more of the species categories.) $10 fee for each category entered. (To enter the Creel category, at least one of the species categories must also be entered.) No Refunds! Contestants may begin fishing for Tournament eligible fish any time after registering. New Mexico Game and Fish and State Park Regulations will be enforced! Read More

Red River Songwriter's FestivalFeb 1-3, 2024

If you’ve ever wanted to spend a few days in the beautiful mountains of northern New Mexico, hanging out with some of your favorite songwriters, doing a little eating, drinking, and perhaps skiing….then this event is for you. Tickets to this event will be extremely limited. We want the people who choose to attend the festival to feel like they’ve really been able to get to know the talented artists who will be taking part in our tenth annual Songwriters’ Festival. Read More

Mardi Gras in the MountainsFeb 8-13, 2024

Come celebrate our Mardi Gras Bubbles and Bow Ties theme with us in the snow-capped mountains of Red River. The unique blend of Mardi Gras and Red River traditions draws crowds from all over the country. Event hosted by the Rex Foundation.

Childrens Fishing Derby at Eagle Nest LakeMay 11, 2024
Eagle Nest State Park Visitors Center

Free to all children ages 3-11 at the Gravel Pit Lakes in Maverick Campground in Cimarron Canyon State Park. Registration starts at 10:00 am. Must be in fish judging line by 1:00 pm to have fish judged. New Mexico Fishing Regulations and $5 per vehicle Day Use Fees apply. For more information call 575-377-1594 or 575-377-6271. Read More

MayFest in the MountainsMay 25-27, 2024

The town has a committee working hard on our 2024 Memorial Day celebration - stay tuned for details.

Red River Car ShowJune 1, 2024
Brandenburg Park

Over 150 of the most awesome classic, hot rod, and modern cars cruise into Red River for this exciting Car Show. There will be food and specialty vendors during the show hours. Family-friendly activities will be held in Brandenburg Park. Read More

Vino in the Valley / Art & Wine 2024June 14-16, 2024
Brandenburg Park

Don't miss out on the Annual Vino in the Valley: Red River Art & Wine Festival hosted by the Red River Chamber of Commerce! Hosted by the Red River Chamber of Commerce since 2005, this three-day event is the perfect opportunity for you to enjoy the best art, wine, and culinary offerings from Red River, the Enchanted Circle, and all of New Mexico! Read More

Balloons Over Angel FireJune 14-16, 2024
Angel Fire Airport

Mass Assention at 7:00 AM each morning from the Angel Fire airport Read More

Red River Family EncampmentJune 22-26, 2024
Bandenburg Park

The Dream of Harold and Sally Paden, Missionaries in Northern New Mexico; former missionaries to Italy who attended the Yosemite Family Encampment in California and wanted to bring that idea to the “hidden people” of Northern New Mexico. First encampment was overseen by the Elders of the Southwest church of Christ, Amarillo, TX: Lynn Camp, Dick Garrett, Gage Robertson, Vernon Robinett, and Dale Young. In 1987 Jerry C. Lawlis, Amarillo, TX was chosen as the Executive Director with the Assistance of Paul Methvin, Director of the Yosemite, CA Family Encampment. Co-sponsored by the Montgomery Blvd. church of Christ, Albuquerque, NM and the Skillman Avenue church of Christ, Dallas, TX the first year 1987. Read More

Casino Night sponsored by the Red River Business AllianceJune 29, 2024

Join the Red River Business Alliance for their first Casino Night which will benefit the Red River First Responders. More details will follow.

Red River Business Alliance Cornhole EventJune 29-30, 2024
Brandenburg Park

Cornhole Tournament benefiting Red River First Responders! - Free play- Matchups ($10)- Food & Drink Vendors- MusicJoin us in Brandenburg Park!

Red River Chamber of Commerce July 4th ParadeJuly 4, 2024
Main Street

Join your family and friends and enjoy the annual July 4th parade down Main Street. Parade hosted by the Red River Chamber of Commerce.

Firemen's BBQ & EMT 911 Sundaes 4th of July Fireworks over the LakeJuly 4, 2024
Eagle Nest Lake

The Firemen's BBQ and the Parade in Eagle Nest are on schedule. Enjoy delicious BBQ at the 41st Annual Eagle Nest Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Benefit. Barbecue beef, beans, coleslaw, roll and beverage will be $12 per plate donation. The EMT 911 Sundae proceeds will benefit the Eagle Nest Volunteer Ambulance Service. The Fireworks over Eagle Nest Lake might be a laser light show if they can get one scheduled at this late date. Even though the fireworks over Eagle Nest Lake are safe, having fireworks might make others think fireworks are OK, and out of respect for the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Fire victims, it would be best not to have 4th of July Fireworks over Eagle Nest Lake. Read More

Enchanted Forest Trail RacesJuly 27, 2024

Come celebrate the outdoors this summer in the Land of Enchantment with a weekend of challenging trail fun. Red River, New Mexico is the quintessential cool little adventure town with rivers, mountains, stunning views, tons of character, and a huge heart. Read More

Enchanted Circle Bicycle TourAugust 10, 2024

The Enchanted Circle Bicycle Tour offers participants the opportunity to ride some of the most scenic areas in the southwest. On both the 85 and 100-mile course, cyclists will experience rewarding climbs, rolling hills, fast descents, and hairpin turns. Read More

Red River’s 8750’ BBQ & Music FestivalAug 15-17, 2024

Red River’s 8750′ Festival returns with three days of great music alongside cookoff competitions for BBQ, red chili, and green chile. Read More

Aspencade Music & Arts FestivalSept 26-29, 2024

Aspencade Music & Arts Festival is a must-visit fall event in Red River! This boutique festival takes place across four days during the anticipated peak of the aspen changing to their autumn colors. Live music fills the air, and artisan craft vendors fill the park! Our crafts fair features beautiful works from New Mexico and around the Southwest. The crisp fall air and gorgeous mountain scenery complete the setting for this one-of-a-kind festival experience. Celebrate the changing of the season with us in Red River, New Mexico this fall! Read More

Oktoberfest 2024October 11-14, 2024
Brandenburg Park

Come celebrate autumn in Red River! Enjoy the best New Mexico craft beer, wines, and spirits, artesian and culinarian vendors, entertainment, contests and more. We look forward to seeing you at Brandenburg Park this year. So, whether you’re a local or out-of-towner you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate the fall season in Red River with the whole family. Event hosted by the Red River Chamber of Commerce. Read More

* Event dates, times and locations may change if needed to ensure guest safety and compliance with current health and safety regulations