4th of July Celebration
Join residents and visitors in Rodeo to celebrate Independence Day! There is a parade, barbeque, cake auction, dance, events and activities, and (if weather permits) a fireworks show.
Lordsburg celebrates the 4th with activities, parade, food, and fun for all ages. The fireworks show ends a great day!
The Hidalgo County Fair is held in Lordsburg the fourth weekend in August. It offers animal showing and sales, events such as the Talent Show and special musical groups, dance, rodeos and competitions, a carnival, and showcase for county entries in various categories. There are always fun and food, friends and family. It's a community gathering that preserves tradition and connection in the area.
Rancho de Hidalgo
Annual Quilt Show
The yearly quilt show is held in January. It gathers and showcases quilts from Hidalgo County residents (or with connections to residents) in wonderful arrays of color and pattern. It takes place at the James Baxter Civic Center.
Light Parade & Moonlight Madness
The annual light parade is held in early December, followed by Moonlight Madness. The events kick off the holiday season with fun for everyone!
Mixed Nuts Arts and Craft Show
In late November, the Mixed Nuts host an arts and craft show that makes shopping a pleasure. You can shop for Christmas presents and one-of-a-kind treasures to keep. Held in Rodeo, it promises something for everyone!
Discover Hidalgo Days!
A celebration that offers a wide variety of events and competitions, Discover Hidalgo Days is held the third weekend in October. It attracts vendors, visitors, and residents. Some of the offerings are:
Vintage Fashion Show
Old Car Show
Arts and Crafts
Classic Car Show
For more information please contact:
Lordsburg Hidalgo County Chamber of Commerce
Library Festival and Book Sale
Each November, the Hidalgo County Library has its annual celebration and book sale. The library was completed as a WPA project in 1937 and is one of only two county libraries in the state. It is a historic building, with interesting Aztec-Pueblo architecture and beautiful details. Its yearly festival showcases the building, area history, and the joy of reading. The book sale benefits the library and helps maintain it as an important aspect of county life. Go to the library website here.
Cowboy Poetry Fiesta
Held in February, the event brings in hundreds of visitors and performers from across the country. One night of storytelling and one night of poetry attract people from all walks and entertain thoroughly.
Chiricahua-Peloncillo Heritage Days
Held in September, this event draws speakers and visitors who explore the cultural, natural, and artistic heritage of areas in the two mountain ranges. It includes informative talks, slide show presentations, great food, a farmer's market, and vendors and booths. Each year, it draws larger crowds and includes more topics and events.