Red River Songwriters’ Festival
February 2 – February 4
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. Texas Red’s Red River Songwriters’ Festival was founded by Drew Kennedy, Josh Grider, Walt Wilkins, Susan Gibson, Brandy Zdan and Kelley Mickwee in 2012. Tickets to this event will be extremely limited.
Ski Ranch Rodeo
February 4, 2023 @ 4PM
Take your ranch skills to the slopes with a team ranch rodeo on skis or snowboards. One team consists of three skiers or snowboarders. Team members may not form multiple teams by changing what task they are competing in. Teams will receive prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd by fastest times.
Mardi Gras in the Mountains
February 16 – February 21
Come celebrate Mardi Gras 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. Come experience something new with the burning of the tchoupitoulas, a spirit that removes your troubles and worries for the coming year. The grand ball is an event for everyone to dress up and celebrate a good time in the mountains. The Mardi Gras Main Street parade showcases local businesses and their holiday spirit.
Annual Vines In The Pines Art and Wine Festival
February 18-19, 2023
Ruidoso Convention Center
Take your time and enjoy wine by the glass while you shop through over 30 of our local vendors who feature handmade goodies such as gourmet chocolate and candies, handmade crafts, and specialty items showcased by each vendor.
Tickets include entry, complimentary wine glass, AND tastings at each winery!
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.
Weekend Pass is $40 in advance or $45 at the door.
February Fun Fest – Sipapu
February 25 @ 9:00 am – February 26 @ 5:00 pm
Our FREE February Fun Fest Weekend celebration includes a giant snow castle and mountain-wide scavenger hunt, with heaps of fantastic prizes and more fun than you can shake a ski pole at.