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

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

What is Artesia MainStreet Inc.?  We have been a part of this community since 1997, but often people ask, “What do you do?” Our goals include educating the public about downtown Artesia’s unique development, historical value and architectural heritage; encouraging preservation of the area and its structures; combating the economic causes of community deterioration; and promoting community pride and civic interest in historic downtown Artesia.

We envision Artesia Main Street as an economically active and energetic historic downtown where, because of its attractive, clean, shaded, pedestrian-friendly, small-town atmosphere, people will want to live, visit, shop and work...  Read More »