Socorro, New Mexico

Upcoming Events in Socorro New Mexico


7 Back to School Artscrawl - Alamo Mercantile and Gallery will be hosting a back to school Artscrawl and invites anyone who enjoys the arts and crafts of the Southwest! 5pm to 9 pm

Now showing :

Holly Modine, Basket Sculpture
Gene Lessard - Landscape Photography
Margaret Chavez Pottery, Jewelry and Photography
Jean Newcomb - Southwestern Landscape Paintings
Leon Miler - Illustrations, Paintings, Totes and Cards
John Chavez - Antler Art
Bobbie Stendel - Quilts and Apparel
Ted De Grazia Collection - Limited edition lithos

Authentic Native American Jewelry & Arts & Crafts
Lisa Simpson - Bead Jewelry
Kate James
Paula Riley
Rocas Jewelry

Collectible Vintage Hats
Tamaya Blue Corn Products
SW Arts & Crafts Home D├ęcor Apparel Foods Gifts
A&J Farms, Jams Jelly & Syrups
Frolicking Deer Lavender
Wild Bar Handmade Yucca Soap

Address: 1008 N. California , Socorro, New Mexico
Ph: 575-835-2944 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


6 - 7 Socorro Balloon Rally - Get up close and personal with the balloons and pilots as there are no fences, or fee to enter the launch field. Witness the beauty of 40 gentle giants taking flight next to Socorro Peak. 6:00 a.m..

From I-25 heading south, take exit 150, onto California street. Turn right on Bullock, to El Camino real. Turn right on El Camino, and the balloon field will be on your left.

Ph: 505-835-0424 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: FREE to the public

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Walking Tour

Garcia Opera House, Socorro Plaza, Spanish colonial & territorial architecture. Also, Old San Miguel Mission, active 1915-1928; south wall dates from 1598

Socorro, NM Tours

Quebradas Backcountry Byway

24 miles, showcases wildlife, rock formations, colored cliffs, arroyos. Two access areas: 1) Go 2 miles north of Socoro on I-25

Socorro, NM Scenic Drives

Mineralogical Museum

Fossils, more than 9,500

Socorro, NM Museums

Trinity Site

Location of the world's first atomic bomb explosion in 1945

Socorro, NM One Of A Kinds

Things to do near Socorro, NM

Faywood Hot Springs

Public/private mineral pools, massage, cabins, tent/RV camping, day use....

Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino

State's longest meet. Nov.Apr. Tues.,Fri.,Sat.,Sun. racing for quarter horses , thoroughbreds. Daily simulcasting....

Fort Bayard

1863 U.S. Infantry post, once housed Buffalo Soldiers. Original officers' quarters still in use....

Mineralogical Museum

Fossils, more than 9,500 mineral specimens. ...

Caballo Lake Birdwatching

This park's claim to fame are the majestic Bald and Golden Eagles that migrate through. Beginning in late October both Bald a...