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Socorro Mayor’s Letter

Dear Visitor:

City of Socorro

As Mayor of the City of Socorro, I would like to welcome you to our fair City. The City of Socorro has much to offer both to short- and long-term visitors. The City of Socorro provides a Heritage and Visitors Center (located at 217 Fisher, (575) 835-8927) where information regarding various City/County events and sites can readily be obtained. The Heritage and Visitors Center also contains many items pertaining to our community’s rich history. We, at the City, hope you enjoy your stay and we look forward to your continued visits throughout the year. Below is an abbreviated list of City area events that may interest you:

• Bosque del Apache Refuge – visited year-round
• Trinity Site Open House – White Sands Missile Range (April & October)
• Battle of Socorro – Civil War Reenactment (February)
• New Mexico State Science Fair – New Mexico Tech (April)
• Cinco de Mayo Celebration – Location To Be Announced (May)
• Socorro Springs Open Golf Tournament – NM Tech Golf Course (June)
• Magdalena Old Timer’s Reunion – Village of Magdalena (July)
• Socorro Triathlon – (August)
• Chile Harvest
• San Miguel Fiestas – San Miguel Mission (September)
• Socorro County Fair and Rodeo – Socorro County Fairgrounds (September)
• Enchanted Skies Star Party – New Mexico Tech Observatory (October)
• Festival of the Cranes (November)
• Christmas Candy Cane Electric Parade (November)
• Luminarias on the Plaza Arts Crawl (December)


Ravi Bhasker, Mayor
City of Socorro

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