Date: Oct. , 2018
When: 10:00 AM
Where: Parade begins at the top of Sudderth & Mechem and finishes in front of Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Celebrate Autumn in Ruidoso with a weekend of cool cars, hot chili, and a festive parade!
AspenFest, Ruidoso’s annual fall celebration, the first weekend in October, allows residents and visitors alike to participate in the celebration of our caring community, the cool crispness of the coming fall and the beauty that is Ruidoso. AspenFest weekend iskicked off every year with a parade Saturday at 10 a.m. through Midtown Ruidoso. “Everybody loves a parade and mixing with chili, cars and crafts is a home run. The fall is a time for tradition and friends and our mountain is the perfect spot.”
Ron Duscha (Car Show) 915-598-0621
Mirissa Good (Parade and Craft Beer and Wine Festival) 575-257-7395
2017 Aspenfest Sponsor – Thank you to PNM for sponsoring the Aspenfest Parade!
2018 NM State Open Chili Cook-Off and Chile Society Pod Chili Cook-Off
Date: Oct. , 12pm, Public Tasting Oct. , 12pm
Where: Ruidoso Downs Racetrack & Casino
What: Chili Cook-off! Tasting cups available for donation.
Info: For Info Call Paul Mulkey at 575-390-6184
Rod Run & Car Show
When: 8 AM to 4 PM
Where: Inn of the Mountain Gods
What: Hot rods and classic cars on display