Spanish Market returns to Las Cruces February 20 and 21

The Las Cruces Spanish Market runs February 20 and 21 at the Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces. Visitors from all over New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, and Arizona will be in attendance. This year’s market will take over a far larger portion of the Hotel Encanto to make the experience more comfortable for artists and visitors.

The market will be open Saturday, February 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for one person, $10 for two, and are good for both days. Purchase tickets by calling (505) 982-2226 or at the door.

To kick off the Las Cruces Spanish Market weekend, La Rondalla de Albuquerque will be performing at the Rio Grande Theater on Friday, February 19, at 7:30 p.m More information and tickets at

The event is a much smaller version of the Spanish Market held annual in Santa Fe. The last week of July will be the 65th annual Traditional Spanish Market, organized by the Spanish Colonial Arts Society, which also operates the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art.

More information about the society is available by calling (505) 982-2226 or by checking their website at