New Mexico's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

The holiday season is upon us! From December 7th - December 23rd, New Mexico will be alive with entertaining events, such as theatrical productions, arts and craft fairs, wine festivals, mariachi concerts and hot air ballon rides.

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some), Roswell,NM

December 7, 2023 at 7:00pm
Head to Roswell Community Little Theatre for a hilarious night of holiday entertainment. Three actors will take on the challenge of performing every Christmas story, carol, and tradition, from around the world and across the ages. Don't miss the madcap romp through the holiday season!

The Sound of Music, Las Cruces,NM

December 8, 2023 at 7:30pm
Sit back and relax with the timeless classic, The Sound of Music, live at the Las Cruces Community Theatre! Feel the music come alive as Maria teaches the von Trapp family the power of love and acceptance during this musical masterpiece. Witness the inspiring story of courage and redemption unfold at the LCCT this winter! Bring a new and unwrapped toy to the box office to support the Toys for Tots drive.

Carlsbad Winter Wine Festival , Carlsbad,NM

December 9, 2023 at 5:30pm
The renowned 12th Annual Winter & Wine Festival is being held at the majestic Pecos River Village Conference Center in Carlsbad, NM on December 9, 2023. Starting at 5:30pm, attendees can get 10 tickets for wine tasting, a complimentary wine glass, and scrumptiousfood options. Dress code is business casual.

Cardinal Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair, Las Vegas,NM

December 9, 2023 at 10:00am
Robertson High School will be hosting the Cardinal Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair on December 9, 2023. Attendees can look forward to food vendors, handmade unique gifts, baked goods, ornaments, jewelry and a photo opportunity with Santa. Make sure to visit Robertson High School at 901 Douglas Avenue for the event!

AQB Holiday Market, Albuquerque,NM

December 10, 2023 at 10:00am
The Albuquerque Rail Yards host the much anticipated Holiday Market for its 10th year running! Enjoy all the best of Burque's local small businesses, sample New Mexico's finest cuisine and give back to your community with the Donation Station. Don't miss out on this annual event that brings food, art, and music together for the holidays!

Mariachi Christmas, Alamogordo,NM

December 12, 2023 at 7:00pm
Witness the festive sights and sounds of Mexico at The Flickinger Center For Performing Arts. Celebrate the holiday season with the 24th annual Mariachi Christmas, featuring swoon-worthy swirling dresses and the trumpeting music of mariachi. Don't miss this beloved annual tradition and be sure to bring your family and friends.

The Rented Christmas, Hobbs,NM

December 14, 2023 at 8:00pm
Gather your family and friends to enjoy this heartfelt holiday comedy at The Community Players of Hobbs. Whether you're feeling the holiday blues or in need of some Christmas cheer, this is the perfect merry event to kick off the season. Make sure to reserve your tickets soon to ensure the best seat selection and get ready for a memorable night out at 1700 North Grimes Street.

Christmas on the Pecos - Hot Air Balloons, Carlsbad,NM

December 15, 2023
Witness a magical display of hot air balloons at Pecos River Village in Carlsbad, NM this Christmas! Tour the river by boat to marvel at the 360 degree panoramic views of islands, docks and backyards illuminated by hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights. Create unforgettable memories with your family that will last for years to come.

Holiday Bach Festival, Santa Fe,NM

December 21, 2023 at 7:30pm
At St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art, experience the beauty of Bach at the Holiday Bach Festival. Tanya Tompkins will perform the complete Bach Cello Suites in two programs. Witness a cappella music that will take you on a timeless sonic journey.

The Nutcracker & Tea, Albuquerque,NM

December 23, 2023 at 1:00pm
Come celebrate the sights and sounds of the season at the KiMo Theatre on December 23! Ballet Repertory Theatre presents The Nutcracker for its beloved holiday tradition. Following the performance, attendees can meet favorite characters and enjoy treats at the Nutcracker Tea.

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