4000 N Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, NM 88240
(575) 391-8777


Hobbs area's rich ranching history is captured in three exciting museums: the Western Heritage Museum and Cowboy Hall of Fame on the campus of New Mexico Junior College, the Thelma A. Webber Southwest Heritage Room on the University of the Southwest campus and the Lea County Museum in Lovington. The museums all focus on life and times on the Llano Estacado Plains.

Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame

1 Thunderbird Cir
Hobbs, NM
(575) 492-2675

The home of "Hobbspitality," located on the Campus of New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, NM, the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame strives to be the regional leader in the preservation and exhibition of artifacts and materials documenting the Cowboy and Ranching Heritage of Southeast New Mexico and West Texas.

Hours: Admission: Quick Contact Information:
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm Adults $3 1 Thunderbird Circle, Hobbs, NM 88240
Sunday 1pm-5pm Senior 65 and older $2 Phone: 575-492-2678
Monday by Appointment Only Students/Educators $2 www.nmjc.edu/museum/
Children 5 and under Free Email: themuseum@nmjc.edu
NMJC Faculty/Staff/Students Free
Active Military, Veterans & First Responders Free

Linam Ranch Museum

(505) 393-4784
Carlsbad Hwy., 10 mi. W. of Hobbs
Hobbs, NM

NM Wing - Confederate Air Force Museum

(505) 393-6696 Hobbs/Lea Cty. Airport; Hwy 62-180
Hobbs, NM

Thelma A. Webber Southwest Heritage Room

(505) 392-6561 6610 Lovington Hwy.
Hobbs, NM

Southwest Heritage Museum

6610 N. Lovington Highway
College of the Southwest Campus

Lea County Event Center

5101 N Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
(575) 391-2900

The Lea County Event Center (LCEC) is a 167,000 square foot facility that provides premier meeting space for over 75,000 residents in Lea County. Conveniently located in Hobbs, New Mexico, the LCEC is an excellent choice for conventions, meetings, concerts, special events and more! This versatile facility offers the community an opportunity to convene for the purpose of learning, interacting, exhibiting, entertaining and more. With several multipurpose areas, the LCEC provides a 6,071 fixed seating arena, a banquet hall with three adjacent rooms accommodating up to 120 people per room and one small meeting room that holds up to thirty people. The banquet rooms are designed to meet a wide variety of needs including but not limited to: business meetings, seminars, banquets, dances, conventions and trade shows. The LCEC hosts about 50 events per month and is equipped to handle your unique event!
Contact us today at 575-391-2900 to plan your event.

Lea County Fairgrounds

101 S Commercial St
Lovington, NM
(800) 658-9955 FREE

Welcome to the 80th ANNUAL


Come enjoy the arts & crafts showcase, carnival, concerts, Xtreme Bull Event, PRCA Rodeo, Livestock Shows, Commercial Vendors, and enjoy some of the best fair food in the area! GATES OPEN DAILY AT 8:00am FREE ADMISSION until 1:00pm Adults (age 13 & Older) - $8.00 Children (age 6-12) - $6.00 Children 5& Under - FREE

Fair & Rodeo Schedule of Events


Interested in partnering with the Lea County Fair & Rodeo? We offer sponsorship packages for any budget and encourage you to look through our options for the 2014 Lea County Fair & Rodeo. Click on the PDF link below to view the many different opportunities available that will allow you to help the Lea County Fair & Rodeo continue to be a huge success!

Please feel free to call (575.396.8686 ) or email ( fair@leacounty.net ) with any questions you may have.

We look forward to growing our current partnerships as well as building new ones!

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