Battle of the Books – Last Call!

Do you love to read? Join our team! Read 10 books and compete on your knowledge! Books will be provided if you have a library card. Anyone in grades 4-8 can join and the competition is April 27th so sign up now! Register by clicking here.

An Old Fashioned Christmas at the Belen Harvey House Museum

Please join us as we celebrate the season on Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 5-8pm. Free hot chocolate and Francie’s homemade cookies will be available. Meet Mrs. Santa Claus and the Young at Heart Choir dressed in their “Dickens” costumes!

Believe in Belen Food Drive!

On December 9th at the Miracle on Main Street parade, keep your eyes open for the two little trucks. They will be accepting food or cash donations to help our neighbors in need this holiday season! The parade starts at 6 pm and the route is on Main from Camino del Llano to Aragon.

Shop & Stroll and Bugg Lights Museum Opens

After you spend time with your family and loved ones for Thanksgiving, Belen will offer a wonderful Saturday to get a jump start on your holiday shopping in our local businesses and the Bugg Lights Museum is opening for its last season! SHOP AND STROLL ART WALK AND OPEN HOUSES:  November 25th from 5:00 to 8:00pm:  Shop and Stroll Art … Read More

Calling All Community Members and Local Businesses! – Cops to Tots Needs YOU!

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming Annual Cops to Tots event, and we need YOUR support to make it a truly magical experience for underprivileged children in our community!  Date: December 22, 2023  Time: 3:00 PM To 7:00 PM  Location: Belen Public Library At Cops to Tots, we bring together local law enforcement officers and underprivileged children for a … Read More

Giving Thanks and Observing the Holiday: A Message from the City of Belen

As the season of gratitude approaches, the City of Belen extends its warmest wishes to all our residents. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the blessings we’ve received throughout the year and to express our appreciation for the community that makes our city special. In the spirit of the holiday, we would like to inform our residents that all … Read More

2023 Belen Police Department Cops for Tots

The holiday season is fast approaching and our Police Department is launching the 2023 Cops for Tots program! This program provides donated gifts to children ages 0 – 12 in our community. Donations If you would like to donate please bring a new, unwrapped gift that is suitable for a child from newborn to 12 years old. We will start … Read More

30th Annual MLK, Jr. Celebration and Remembrance and Art/Verbal Art Contests

It is once again time for the K-12 Art and Verbal Art Contest sponsored by the City of Belen Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Cultural Commission and the State of New Mexico MLK Jr. Commission. These contests are in conjunction with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Vigil that will be held on January 15, 2024 at 6pm at the Belen … Read More

Veterans Day Ceremony

The City of Belen would like to invite you to the Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11th, 2023 at 2pm at the Veterans Memorial Eagle Park. Please join us in commemorating and honoring our Veterans. Wayne Gallegos will be the Master of Ceremony and lead the way through a thoughtfully assembled program that will include: You may preview the program … Read More

City Offices Closed Friday, Nov. 10th

All City of Belen offices and buildings will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day. The City honors and thanks all the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces. Your sacrifice and dedication to our country are deeply appreciated. We are forever grateful for your service. There will be a Veterans Day … Read More