Here are Red River's annual highlights, events that happen pretty much every year. To find specific times and dates for this year's events, and for a complete list of all events, go the Full Calendar.
Proceeds benefit the Red River Valley Foundation, a nonprofit created by and for the people of Red River.Telephone: 575-754-1708
True to this tradition, “Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights” features live music all over town with Larry Joe Taylor & Friends, as well as multiple cook-offs in Brandenburg Park like the CASI "Red River Red" cook-off, the New Mexico State Green Chile Championship, and the Lone Star BBQ Society cook-off.Visit Website »
The tour starts at 8,750 feet, with a low point of 7,000 feet and a high point of 9,820 feet at the top of Bobcat Pass!
Riders can also opt for shorter treks of 25 and 50 miles. Not for the faint of heart, this challenging tour features rest stops and “sag wagons” for weary riders but don’t let that stop you from enjoying one of the most scenic rides in the Southwestern United States!Telephone: (575) 754-2366 Email: email@example.com
$5 admission fee and you can buy your commemorative taster mug or stein when you get to the park.(575) 754-2366 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
These days the tradition kicks off at Red River Ski & Summer Area with a Rail Jam (a “jib contest” using objects or obstacles to jump upon or over) at 5:30pm following by the annual Christmas Eve Fireworks and Torchlight Parade at 7:00pm.Telephone: (800) 331-7669 Email: email@example.com
Guests ski or snowshoe under the warm glow of candlelight and if it begins to snow the effect is just incredible. This is quite possibly the most beautiful holiday experience in North America!
Join the Enchanted Forest crew on Christams Day for complimentary chile con queso, green chile stew, posole, desserts and hot drinks in the warming hut.Telephone: 575-754-6112 Visit Website »
While skijoring spans back centuries in Europe, in our region it found its start in the 1940s when WWII vets in the Leadville, Colorado area tied ropes to horses to tow skiers in place of ski lifts. It wasn’t long before it turned into a competitive sport.Visit Website »
Race to the top of The Face at the Red River Ski & Summer Area during the Winter Carnival Snowmobile Hill Climb! The snowmobile races will feature stock, modified, and pro modified machines. Contestants are timed and compete for cash prizes and bragging rights. Not into that much throttle? Grab a spot in the snow at the base of the face to watch this fun (and loud) event!
Contact the Red River Ski & Summer Area for more details.400 Pioneer Rd, Red River, NM 87558 Telephone: (575) 754-2223 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit Website »
But make no mistake: Red River knows how to celebrate Mardi Gras! Nothing is left out. The week is filled with costume balls, bead tossing, singing and dancing, Cajun and Creole gourmet delights, parades, kids costume contest, cajun cook-off, burning of the Loup-garu, crawfish boils, downhill gator race, and more!
This is no fantasy, it’s “Just Desserts” Eat & Ski Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area’s most popular event. The theme is simple: Enchanted Forest puts homemade desserts out on a five kilometer course and skiers ski out to the different sites and indulge in delicious concoctions like the popular 18-Layer Chocolate Cinnamon Torte, Fudge, Wild Blueberry Pie, Triple Chocolate Kahlua Espresso Cake, gluten-free delights, and much more!Telephone: (575) 754-6112 Email: email@example.com
Look for fun events in March through the end of the season that include torchlight parades and fireworks, live music, winter tubing, après-ski specials, beach parties, Kid's Glow Stick Parade every Friday night, daring Pond Skimming contest, and more.Telephone: 575-754-2223 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy the cool mountain air, camp in the pristine Carson National Forest, take scenic chairlift rides at Red River Ski Area, explore the abandoned mines hidden throughout Red River - spring has sprung and the possibilities for adventure (or all-day fishing) are endless.Telephone: 575.754.2223 ext 205 Email: email@example.com
The 13.1 mile race begins in town at 8,750 feet and climbs over 700 feet with a turnaround point at just above 9,400 feet elevation. Runners take in amazing views including Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mexico at 13,161 feet.
This race is for the ATHLETE who lives for the CHALLENGE!