Things to Do in Red River NM: Mardi Gras

A man putting on a bead necklace. It's one of the best things to do in Red River, NM.

If you haven’t heard already, one of the best things to do in Red River, NM is Mardi Gras. It’s a great excuse to visit the area early in the year because it is always a blast. You’ll be treated to a celebration and parade in Red River, NM. Also, there are torch nights at the base every Saturday through the winter on the ski slopes. Don’t miss out on this opportunity best experienced in ski view condos or valley condos from M Vacation Properties and Resorts.

Mardi Gras in the Mountains

Join us in Red River, NM, for an unforgettable Mardi Gras celebration. You are guaranteed something you won’t find anywhere else. Red River, NM, offers a unique mix of traditional Mardi Gras activities and snow-topped mountains to view. Witness the Mardi Gras Main Street parade that showcases local Red River, NM businesses. 

Other attractions include the burning of the Tchoupitoulas, which is a spirit that removes all of your worries heading into the rest of the year. There is also the Grand Ball event and costume contest which involves everyone dressing up and dancing. 

If you have young children with you, there is also a Children’s Ball where kids can dress up and celebrate.

For more information on Mardi Gras in the mountains, there is a full schedule of events happening in Red River, NM, over the weekend.

Join Us at the Mountain Base

Every Saturday during ski season, you can witness the slopes light up. Look out to the mountain horizon and watch a torchlight parade and fireworks. Move yourself to the live music and celebrate Mardi Gras. 

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Flights to Taos, New Mexico, have fares starting at $180 one way. Restrictions apply. Take advantage of great fares from Austin, Dallas/Love Field, Los Angeles/Hawthorne, Carlsbad/San Diego, to Taos.

Taos Air is the fastest, easiest route to the Rockies. Fly non-stop from Austin, Dallas/Love Field, Los Angeles/Hawthorne, or Carlsbad/San Diego to the Taos Regional Airport between Dec. 15, 2021 – Apr. 4, 2022. 

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You’ve Never Celebrated Mardi Gras Like This

Red River, NM, really puts on a unique Mardi Gras event, which is why it is always one of the best things to do every year. There’s a lot to pack your weekend full of exciting possibilities. That’s not even mentioning everything you can do with M Vacation Properties and Resorts rental. We have a portfolio of more than 130 vacation rentals around Red River, NM. There are numerous ski view condos, valley condos, ski hills, sledding opportunities, snowshoeing trails, stores, and restaurants in Red River, NM. In January we do requests for guests for special occasions, like weddings, anniversaries, honeymoons, and more. Don’t forget that next month is Valentine’s Day. We offer a wine/chocolate package for our Valentine’s guests. Get in touch with us by calling 800-453-3498 for more information, and please check our availability online.