photo by: Acclivity Flight
Returning in 2022
Carlsbad MainStreet's CAVERNFEST is the premier Family Summer Event in SE New Mexico. Over 100 Vendors, 30+ Food Trucks, Live Music All Day, Beer Garden, Inflatables, Cornhole Tournament, Volleyball Tournament, And So Much More!!!
old fashioned patriotic 4th of July
July 3rd & 4th, 2021
Hosted by the City of Carlsbad, this two-day event is packed with patriotic celebrations including a morning parade downtown, live music at the beach all day, food vendors, a boat parade, and of course an incredible fireworks show over the Pecos River!
Winter Wine Festival
December 17th & 18th, 2021
The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce's Winter Wine Festival takes place in December, with a Friday night VIP and Preview party and a Saturday wine tasting and arts and crafts sale, tied in with the Christmas on the Pecos event.
Christmas on the Pecos
Day after Thanksgiving through New Year's Day
The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce presents enchanting boat tours through a fairyland of twinkling light displays along the Pecos River. The 40-minute tours depart from the turn-of-the-century Pecos River Village and take you past panoramic views of illuminated islands, boat docks and backyards. Christmas on the Pecos is considered one of the top 100 “must-see events in North America.”
Returning in 2022
The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce knows how to throw a shin-dig. This annual event takes place at the Pecos River Village, and brings together micr-breweries from across the state for a full day of fun, music, beer, and more!
FarMers & Makers market
Every Thursday June through October
Carlsbad Downtown Farmers' & Makers Market is a project of Carlsbad MainStreet & Pearl of the Pecos Arts & Culture District. Located downtown on the Courthouse lawn every Thursday! Be sure to join us on the Third Thursday of every month for a premier market experience including food vendors, live music and more!
September 18th, 2021
The Pearl of the Pecos Arts & Culture District hosts this free community event at the Halagueno Arts Park. Celebrating the rich culture and history in our community. Fest-goers enjoy live music, cultural demonstrations, food trucks, local craft vendors and more!
night of lights
November 27th, 2021
Creative Carlsbad Arts Council hosts this annual event the Saturday after Thanksgiving in the Halagueno Arts Park. Bringing the spirit of Christmas to Carlsbad with live music, vendors, art, contests, elaborate light displays, and so much more.