Rio Grande Theater

The Rio Grande Theatre, originally built in 1926, is a restored performing arts center in the heart of Downtown Las Cruces. It is the only operating 2-story adobe theater in the country and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Theatre is owned by the City of Las Cruces and managed and operated by Visit Las Cruces. The theater features a wide selection of entertainment from local, regional, and national recording artists and performing arts, to a classic film series and Saturday children’s matinee program. The theater now serves concessions and refreshments including snacks, soft drinks, beer, and wine.