New Year's Celebrations 2019

December 27, 2018 | By: Kelsie Stelting

Step up your New Year’s Eve game this year and celebrate in the mountains! With events suitable for the entire family, enjoy good company, food, drinks and entertainment right by the lifts.

Angel Fire Resort

Bring in 2019 in Angel Fire with an NYE torchlight parade! Dress warmly and gather at the base of the mountain to watch a spectacular show of athleticism and light as skiers come down the mountain guided by torches and backlit by fireworks. The event begins at 6 p.m. so the entire family can celebrate together. Don’t forget your hot cocoa!

Red River

In the mood for an old-fashioned NYE? Visit the Red River Community house for a family friendly party with pizza, music, and games. Watch the ball drop at 10 p.m. so the kids won’t have to miss out. Or, enjoy skiing and sledding at Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area with which will be lit up at the base area. If you’re getting to town early, stop by the Grill House and enjoy food and drinks for an extra special torchlight parade at Red River Ski Area Dec. 29. The parade will feature a massive firework display you won’t want to miss.

Taos Ski Valley

Round out a nice day on the slopes with Taos Ski Valley’s NYE torchlight parade. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., skiers will bring torches down the mountain, followed by an amazing firework show. Following the parade, adults can countdown to the new year with a drink at the Martini Tree Bar!


If you’re enjoying the last of 2018 in old town Albuquerque, go back to the ‘90s. This NYE bash features a musical performance by Vanilla Pop, champagne, and a traditional balloon drop. Click here to learn more.


This NYE is the perfect opportunity to carry on old traditions while making new ones. Wherever you celebrate, we wish you ha happy New Year and hope your future includes many trips to ski in New Mexico!

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