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October 2, 2021 – Parade Theme: Wild Wild West.


Aspenfest Parade

Date: October 2, 2021

When: 10:00 AM

Where: Parade begins at the top of Sudderth & Mechem and finishes in front of Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Info: 575-257-7395

Theme:  Wild Wild West

Parade Marshal:  Becky Brooks, Former Executive Director/CEO Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce

Celebrate Autumn in Ruidoso with a parade and festival!


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 is kicked off every year with a parade Saturday at 10 a.m. through Midtown Ruidoso. “The fall is a time for tradition and friends and our mountain is the perfect spot.”

More Info:

Deborah Douds (Parade and Craft Beer and Wine Festival) 575-257-7395


Festival in Wingfield Park

When: October 2, 2021

When: 11 am to 6 pm

Where: Wingfield Park

Admission: $5 General Admission, $15 for wine tasting and souvenir wine glass

Info: Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce: 575-257-7395

Vendors interested in having a booth at the festival can CLICK HERE for a vendor application.

2021 Aspenfest Sponsor – Thank you to ENMU-Ruidoso for sponsoring the Aspenfest Parade!

Run to the Inn of the Mountain Gods Car Show

Date: October 2, 2021

When: 8 AM to 4 PM

Where: Inn of the Mountain Gods

What: Hot rods and classic cars on display

Admission: FREE