2017 Events to Plan Your Summer Escape to Red River Around

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We’ve may have just closed the door on another wonderfully long ski season, but when one door closes another one opens. That door just happens to lead to your destination of choice to escape the summer heat, Red River! Unlike many ski towns, Red River stays alive all year long with just as many activities, events, and visitors as we see during the winter months. That probably has to do with the average high temperature of 74 degrees! So if you’re planning to get out of the heat this summer, mark these events on your calendar, book a room early, and get a head start on your summer vacation plans. You can even stay with us at Sitzmark Sports, we offer some great summer lodging deals.

May 20th | Half Marathon & 5K Run

Are you up for a challenge? This high altitude race climbs to just above 9,400 feet with breathtaking views. $65 for half-marathon and $40 for 5K. More info at redriver.org

May 25-29| Red River Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally

20,000 bikers gather for this exciting weekend. Live music, vendors, and of course motorcycles for miles. Check redriver.org for details.

June 2-3 | Red River Classic Car Show

If you love cars, this one is for you. All years, makes and models of classics, hot rods and show cars hit the streets of Red River. Enjoy live music, raffles, a sock hop and parades. redriver.org

June 16-17 | Art & Wine Festival

Enjoy fine wines and delicacies in scenic Red River along with silent and live auctions, art and live music. redriver.org

July 4th | 4th of July Parade & Celebration

The ultimate family-friendly event in Red River features the biggest parade in northern New Mexico. Parade begins at 10 a.m. and is followed by live music, family fun in the park and all across town. For details visit redriver.org

August 16-19 | Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain

A weekend music festival and cook-off features world class musicians at multiple music venues throughout town and three exciting culinary events. Eat, listen to music, eat, listen to music, repeat. For details visit redriver.org and see the full line-up at larryjoetaylor.com/red_river