Expanded event includes dancing, live entertainment and local acts Grupo Control is headlining Visit Las Cruces’ second annual ¡mira! Las Cruces event, on Saturday, April 27. The group is one of many…
2nd annual ¡mira! las cruces
This spring festival highlights the art and culture, cuisine, outdoor recreation and the sights and sounds that make Las Cruces, NM and its surrounding communities one of a kind.
WHAT TO EXPECT
BEER AND WINE GARDEN
CHALK ART CONTEST
2024 VENDOR PARTICIPATION
All vendors will Be considered on a first come first serve basis. Due to the nature of this event promoting and celebrating Las Cruces and the nearby surrounding area, vendors must state the unique and inviting product/service they will be showcasing at the event.
All vendors who participate will need to show a valid and up-to-date City of Las Cruces or El Paso, TX business license to include proper liability insurance.
Las Cruces Farmers Market vendors will be physically placed in the special showcase for “Farmers Market” at the festival on a first come first serve basis.
Downtown Store Front on the Plaza: located on Main St., Alameda St., Mesquite St., and surrounding areas willing to host a talk/demonstration/live performance. Depending on the activity, a business may cover expenses related to the performance. If outside of the target area please indicate on the form.
Food Vendor/Food Truck: Food truck or food vendor setup that creates and sells UNIQUE culinary treats with an emphasis on southern New Mexico flavors.
Non-Food Vendor: Local attractions, tourism-focused businesses or venues that highlight southern New Mexico culture and heritage. There is NOT a retail component at this time. The event is focused on “things to do” and “unique or distinctive activities, attractions, and venues” of Las Cruces and nearby Southwest NM areas.
Talk/Demonstration: Volunteer your time and expertise by giving a talk or cooking demo on topics applicable to the festival. Examples include history of Las Cruces, how to pack a daypack for hiking, making sopapillas, winemaking in southern New Mexico, etc.
Car Show: Car clubs and unique cars of the region will be accepted on a first come, first served basis due to the limited amount of space.
Farmers Market Experience: The Las Cruces Farmers and Crafts Market is an important asset to Las Cruces. We invite current Farmers Market vendors to assist us in providing attendees with a smaller-scale version of the market.