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.
Finance New Mexico outlines the progress Artesia Mainstreet is making. Read the article here.
Light Up Artesia
'Light Up Artesia' will be held on December 5, 2013. Vendor form available here. LUA Parade of Lights application available here.
Wall of Honor
Click here to download the Baish Veterans Park Wall of Honor Application information. Applications will be accepted beginning January 1, 2014. Deadline for submission is March 1, 2014.
Save this Thursday December 5th on your calendar, and celebrate Light Up Artesia downtown!! Light Up Artesia kicks off the holiday season here in Artesia. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., Santa is escorted into town by the first ever Light Parade!! He will be stationed at the Ocotillo Theater from 6 p.m. until about 8:45 p.m. to listen to Christmas lists. Many merchants will be staying open late and offering great deals, and the downtown is lit with thousands of lights. Be sure to check out the Derrick Floor for the winter wonderland that will be set up, along with hundreds of luminarias that have been decorated by the Artesia third graders!!
Everything kicks off with Santa being escorted into town at 6 p.m., so join Artesia MainStreet and the on MainStreet! Read More »