Downtown Events Calendar

May 2022

25 - 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

29 - Mayor's Jazz Fest on the Plaza

  • Time: 6-9pm
  • Street Closures: Organ & Plaza Place
  • Activities: Live Jazz on the Plaza

June 2022

1 - 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

3 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza

8 - 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

11 - Strong Together - Community Wellness - ZUMBA activity

  • Time: 9am-noon
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: ZUMBA and presentations from local charter schools.

14 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

15 - 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

18 - 2022 Juneteenth Jazz Arts Festival

  • Time: 1-5pm
    • 1:00pm: Coolside Collective
    • 2:30pm: Dave Borrego Trio
    • 4:00pm: David Rodriguez Quintet
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Live jazz on the plaza

19 - 2022 Juneteenth Jazz Arts Festival

  • Time: 1-5pm
    • 1:00pm: Joe Seltzer Group
    • 2:30pm: Unconfirmed Group
    • 4:00pm: Alliance Project
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Live jazz on the plaza

21 - Make Music Day

  • Time: TBD
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Live music on the plaza

21 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

22 - 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

24 - Food Truck Battle

  • Time: 6-8:30pm
  • Street Closures: Organ & Plaza Place
  • Activities: Competition between local food trucks

25 - The Salvation Army Fellowship and Warship

  • Time: 5-9pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Fellowship, warship, live music from local churches

28 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

29 - 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

30 - New America High School Graduation

  • Time: 7-8pm
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Graduation ceremony from New America High School

July 2022

1 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

5 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

6 - 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

12 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

13 - 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

14 - CLC Parks and Recreation: Thursday Night Music on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Border Jazz Orchestra

16 - Tequilla, Tacos, Cerveza Fest

  • Time: 6-11pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place
  • Activities: Tequila sampling, live music, food trucks, vendors and luchadors

19 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

20 - 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 - CLC Parks and Recreation: Thursday Night Music on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Mariachi Raices De America, featuring Antonio Reyna

26 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

27 - 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

August 2022

2 - LCPD National Night Out

  • Time: 5-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Griggs, Plaza Place, Las Cruces
  • Activities: Activities for families to enhance the relationship between the community and law enforcement

3 - 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

4 - CLC Parks and Recreation: Thursday Night Music on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Motley 2: Tribute to Motley Crue, Sloan Armitage: folk, blues, indie rock

5 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

9 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

10 - 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

13 - Las Cruces Beer Fest

  • Time: 6-11pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place
  • Activities: Beer sampling, live music, food trucks, and vendors

16 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

17 - 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

18 - CLC Parks and Recreation: Thursday Night Music on the Plaza

  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place
  • Activities: Claudio T Trio: Jazz, Austin Jimmy Murphy: swing, blues

20 - Dark Circles Contemporary Dance

  • Time: 8:30-11am
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Dancing on the plaza

23 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

24 - 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

30 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

31 - 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

September 2022

2 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

6 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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

13 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks 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

20 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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

24 - DLCP's SalsaFest

  • Time: TBD
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Salsa tasting, vendors, and live music

27 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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.

4 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

11 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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

14 - 10x25 Conference

  • Time: TBD
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: TBD

18 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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

25 - Taco Tuesdays on the Plaza

  • Time: 5-8pm
  • Street Closures: Plaza Place
  • Activities: Food trucks on the plaza

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: TBD
  • Street Closures: Main, Organ, Plaza Place 
  • Activities: Zombie walk, custom contest, food trucks, live music

November 2022

4 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and 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

December 2022

2 - First Friday Downtown

  • Time: 5-10pm
  • Street Closures: TBD
  • Activities: Vendors and music on the plaza and Main St.

21 - Make Music Day

  • Time: TBD
  • Street Closures: None
  • Activities: Live music on the plaza