Lea County’s communities have a great sense of spirit and there are endless activities to take part in, all year round!
Lea County Event Center
The Lea County Event Center is a 167,000 SF facility that includes an arena with fixed seating for over 6,000, banquet halls, meeting rooms, and a kitchen for catering. The Event Center hosts many different activities for residents of Lea County, including but not limited to concerts, sporting events, equestrian events, meetings and conferences, dog shows, dances, and trade shows.
Lea County Fairgrounds
The Lea County Fairgrounds, located near Lovington, hosts the largest fair in New Mexico. The county fair takes place in August and hosts numerous exhibits from residents including youth and 4-H. In addition to exhibits, the fair is held in conjunction with a carnival and rodeo. During the year, the fairgrounds plays host to a number of activities, including trade shows, rabbit shows, 4-H activities, and more.