Downtown Events Calendar

September 2022

2 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Bowman), Plaza Place, Organ 
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

7 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

9 - Monuments To Main St.

  • Time: 6-9pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Live music and activities on the plaza

14 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

21 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

28 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

October 2022

1 - Southern New Mexico Pride Festival

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Vendors, food trucks, and live music on the plaza and Main St.

5 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

7 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Bowman), Plaza Place, Organ
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

12 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

19 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

26 - Las Cruces Swing Dance on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Swing dance lessons from 7-8pm, swing dancing from 8-10pm

28 - Adam's Radio Halloween on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Halloween activities on the plaza

29 - DLCP/CLC Zombie Walk

  • Time: 5-9-m
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Bowman), Plaza Place, Organ
  • Activities: Zombie walk, custom contest, food trucks, live music

November 2022

3 - Southwest NM Business Fair

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Griggs), Plaza Place, Organ
  • Activities: Employer vendors on the plaza and Main St.

4 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Bowman), Plaza Place, Organ
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

5 - NMSU Engineering BEST Robotics Practice Day

  • Time: 8am-1pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Middle and high school students participating in a robotics design challenge.

12 - Las Cruces Veteran's Day Parade

  • Time: 8am-1pm
  • Street Closures: Main St. (Picacho to El Paseo, Church St, Water St, Las Cruces Ave. Griggs St. Bowman St.)
  • Activities: Parade

13 - Sunday Farmers Market

  • Time: 8:30am-1pm
  • Street Closures: Main St. (Round-about to Bowman, Griggs St., Las Cruces Ave.)
  • Activities: Food and crafts vendors

December 2022

2 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Bowman), Plaza Place, Organ 
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

3 - Kids Can Event on Plaza

  • Time: 9-noon
  • Street Closures: NA
  • Activities: Kids vendors on plaza

3 - Plaza Tree Lighting

  • Time: 5-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Griggs), Plaza Place, Organ 
  • Activities: CLC tree lighting, crafts vendors, live music

31 - Chile Drop NYE Celebration

  • Time: 9pm-midnight
  • Street Closures: Main (between Las Cruces and Griggs), Plaza Place, Organ 
  • Activities: Live music, food vendors