Welcome to Downtown Artesia

Artesia MainStreet invites you to explore the great things our downtown district has to offer! From monumental bronze statues that celebrate our unique history, to shopping and dining, downtown Artesia is a cornerstone of activity in this Southeastern New Mexico community.

Tour Artesia from your computer! Then, come join us to shop and enjoy our attractions and events! Contact us for more information.

What's Happening

ARTesia Walk

May 3, 2014 | 10 a.m.

Experience ART downtown with the 2014 Art Walk and Shop Hop.

Participating merchants, download 'Welcome' packet here.

Making Strides

Finance New Mexico outlines the progress Artesia Mainstreet is making. Read the article here.


Artesia Walking Tour

Go ahead and take a virtual tour of Artesia, NM. Once you're done, come see us, and take the tour for yourself. You'll get to see everything that Artesia has to offer.


Works in Progress

We are working on great things in Artesia. Take a look at some of our current projects. Then, see some of our finished projects in our accomplishments page.


Downtown Merchants

Our downtown merchants are what make Artesia great. Take a look at some of what downtown Artesia has to offer, and take a look at our great list of local merchants.


Spring Activities

Downtown is the place to be on May 3rd!!  Artesia MainStreet, in cooperation with our downtown merchants, and local regional artists is holding an ARTesia Art Walk and Shop Hop!!  Downtown merchants have opened their doors to regional artists for a day of strolling, shopping and art- from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the arts, and purchase one of a kind works of art from your friends, family and neighbors- and support and shop local with our downtown merchants. Artesia MainStreet will also be holding a silent auction of our Cattle Drive Series bronze maquettes (small statues) as well.   The Boots*to*Fill project, which is a grassroots means to collect monetary and verbal support for a child in need, will also be hosting an event downtown-starting at 10 a.m. at the Derrick Floor (6th and Main St.)...  Read More »