The temperatures have finally dropped in Rio Rancho.  Rio Rancho is a town that celebrates the holidays for family and community. Check back periodically for new events taking place in our community.

Rio Rancho Youth Chorus presents
“My Favorite Time of Year”

Saturday, Dec 2 & Sunday Dec 3 at 2:00 pm both days

Under the direction of Aaron Howe and accompanied by Sheryl Wadin


Community of Joy
841 Saratoga Dr NE,
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Enjoy an afternoon of holiday songs presented by the Youth Chorus.
FREE ADMISSION  to the Rio Rancho Art Association Art Show & Sale 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets are available online   $15 Adults, $10 Seniors/Military/Children under 13 yrs
Call/text 505-977-4160


Luminarias Under the Stars

Saturday, December 9, 2017
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Park Above
2441 Westside Ct SE  Rio Rancho, NM 87124

A Park Above will be decorated in many lights for the holiday season. Come stroll the area and enjoy the crisp holiday evening.


Rio Rancho Public Libraries’ Winter Open House

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Esther Bone Library
950 Pinetree Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Loma Colorado Main Library
755 Loma Colorado Blvd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Crafts, music, sweet treats and hot drinks for all attendees to enjoy.  Patrons are invited to donate mittens, hats and scarce, canned food items for Storehouse West Food pantry. Unwrapped toys for boys and girls between the ages of toddler to 11 years old can be dropped off for the annual Rio Rancho Police Department’s toy drive.


Cleveland High School DECA Craft Fair

Saturday, December 16, 2017
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
4800 Laban Road NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144   MAP

We are having our first ever craft fair at CHS Saturday, December 16th! It’s from 9am-3pm in the school cafeteria and we have over 40 vendors, Santa is coming, live music, Mystique Food Truck, food gifts, decorations, crafters, gift wrapping and so much more!




Winterfest Celebration

Saturday, December 16, 2017
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rio Rancho Civic Center
3001 Civic Center Circle NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Parade including visit from Mr & Mrs Santa Claus, Ice Skating and craft show at the Santa Ana Star Center.
Bring the family! Celebrate the Holiday season!