With some fresh snow on the slopes here are 5 great reasons to head up to the Ski New Mexico! New Mexico ski areas offer a variety of activities for couples, friends and families. If you’re looking for an excuse to get away, make a plan to attend one of these events!
Big ol’ Texas Weekend
Angel Fire Resort – January 26-28
Angel Fire Resort loves Texans almost as much as… well, almost as much as Texans love Texans! To show pride for some of its favorite visitors, Angel Fire Resort is hosting Big Ol’ Texas Weekend, complete with headline concerts, Texas Hold’em, food and whiskey samplings, and the world-famous Big Texan Steak Challenge! Visit Angle Fire Resort Jan. 26-28, and try your hand (stomach?) at eating a 72 oz. steak!
Angel Fire Resort- Feb. 3
You’ve probably heard of skiing or snowboarding down a mountain, and surely you’ve tried sledding and tubing…but have you tried shoveling? At Angel Fire Resort’s World Championship Shovel Races, you can hop on a snow shovel and race down the mountain with live music playing in the background. Registration starts Feb. 2—check out the event that made Jetsetter’s list of 11 Craziest Winter Adventures!
Mardi Gras in The Mountains
Red River – Feb. 8 – Feb. 13
Red River tradition meets Mardi Gras flare at Mardi Gras in the Mountains Feb. 8-13 in Red River, New Mexico. This event features the burning of the Loup-garou, The Grand Ball, and the Mardi Gras Main Street Parade showcasing local businesses and their holiday spirit!
February Fun Fest
Sipapu – Feb. 17 – Feb. 19
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Ever wanted to go on a treasure hunt? Attend Sipapu’s February Fun Fest to cross that item off your bucket list along with other fun activities! From Feb. 17 to 19, Sipapu comes alive with a mountain-wide treasure hunt, a giant snow castle, a costume contest and parade, and plenty of opportunities to win prizes!
Ski Santa Fe- Feb. 24
Smooth beer, soft powder, and a weekend with friends—what could be better? Brewski at Ski Santa Fe has several local breweries serving craft beer, music scoring an awesome day, and the perfect setting for a day skiing or snowboarding with friends!
For more information about upcoming events, or events not listed here, please visit http://www.skinewmexico.com/events/.