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

The Foundation

Click here to download "The Foundation: Artesia's Newest Bronze" information and contribution brochure.

Making Strides

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 4, 2014. LUA Parade of Lights application available 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.


Fall Activities

By definition, an entrepreneur is an enterprising individual who builds capital through risk and or initiative.   Our entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of downtown and keep the downtown vibrant with their retail shops, while making a personal investment of resources and time into the community.  Personalized service and one of kind items often characterize a shop in downtown Artesia.    We know you have a choice when shopping for certain items, and when you shop downtown everyone benefits.  When you spend money in Artesia, the money is circulated back into our local economy: for every $100 spent locally, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll and other expenditures.  When you shop at a national chain, only $43 of that stays here.  Remember to Love Your Local! Read More »