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Elephant Butte welcomes you to fun events year ’round, including tournaments of all kinds and the famous Balloon Regatta and Luminaria Beachwalk. In October join us for Oktoberfest! We will be updating this page with a 2017 calendar of events soon. See you at the Butte!

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Saturday, December 10th

Elephant Butte Luminaria Beachwalk

Elephant Butte Luminaria Beachwalk
December 10, 2016

Dusk, Elephant Butte Lake State Park. The Luminaria Beachwalk, sponsored by the Elephant Butte Chamber of Commerce, features thousands of luminarias lining paths on the beach leading to community-sponsored campsites with posole, cocoa, s’mores, and more! Hop on a hayride, join the carolers, and make a donation to Make-A-Wish at any of the campsites

ELEPHANT BUTTE DAM CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
A CENTURY OF SERVICE A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES
OCTOBER 7-23, 2016
ELEPHANT BUTTE HISTORIC DISTRICT

https://www.facebook.com/buttecentennial/

Elephant Butte Luminaria Beachwalk
December 10, 2016

Dusk, Elephant Butte Lake State Park. The Luminaria Beachwalk, sponsored by the Elephant Butte Chamber of Commerce, features thousands of luminarias lining paths on the beach leading to community-sponsored campsites with posole, cocoa, s’mores, and more! Hop on a hayride, join the carolers, and make a donation to Make-A-Wish at any of the campsites

 

Floating Lights Parade
December 10, 2016

Lago Rico sponsors this beautiful on-the-water parade which begins at 6:30pm. A combination Christmas party / community awards ceremony (for lighting of boats, RVs, businesses, and residences) follows at the Elephant Butte Inn.  This event is held in conjunction with the Luminaria Beachwalk. Contact the Event Coordinator, Will Dooley via email or call 575-894-2073.

Patriot Day – Candlelight Vigil
9/11 Remembrance

Friday, September 11, 2015

Please join the American Legion Family for a Candlelight Vigil

Where: American Legion Post 44
When: 7:30pm, September 11th
Bring: a Candle
Hosted by Gaines T. Evans Post 44
American Legion Family:
• American Legion
• American Legion Auxiliary
• Sons of the American Legion
• American Legion Riders

Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 3, 2015
1pm till 7pm

Come enjoy this great party put on by the City of Elephant Butte. It’s held at Turtleback Mountain Resort’s Sierra del Rio Golf Course patio. $10 for admission and a commemorative beer stein. There will be beer, music, and food. The band is the Oom-Pah-Sters and they will be playing polka music. Tickets are available at Elephant Butte City Hall: 103 Water Ave.

Desert Diamond Casino Night
Saturday, October 24, 2015
6:30 – 11pm
Casino-Night Poster-2015
Desert Diamond Casino Night – webpage

Join us for an evening of fun at the Elephant Butte Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Fundraiser. Games Galore! Roulette; Craps; Poker; Black Jack & More. Lots of Fun Giveaways. Special Hotel Packages; Dinners; Gift Baskets; Boat rentals; Golf Certificates; Hot Spring Soaks; Spa Treatments. Cash bar with drink specials all night!

Elephant Days – LUAU 2015
August 21- 23

Parade – Vendors – Crafts – Gifts! – Food! – Entertainment! – Fun!

Event Flyer {500kb}
Elephant Days Schedule | Vendor Map
Phone: (575) 744-4892.

35th Annual Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta
August 22 – 23, 2015

Only event of its kind! Balloon ascension, splash & dash, and the balloon-boat relay race.
Elephant Butte Lake State Park.

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta website for more information and pictures

Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show & Shine
August 22, 2015 – 10:00am – 3:00pm

Come enjoy this free event held at the Elephant Butte Inn. Step back in time as you visit with the proud owners of classic cars, trucks & motorcycles.

C.A.S.T. for Kids – Elephant Butte
Saturday, September 12, 2015

This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy a quality outdoor recreational experience through the sport of fishing. Take to the water with C.A.S.T. for an unforgettable morning of fishing and boating!

Questions? Contact the Event Coordinator, Will Dooley via email or call 575-744-5567.