November 22, 2013
Aztec Ruins to Host Annual Evening of Lights
Every year Aztec Ruins hosts an Evening of Lights to celebrate New Mexico traditions. Watch a winter solstice alignment, stroll through luminaria and lantern displays, watch cultural demonstrators work on traditional crafts, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies.
November 21, 2013
Aztec Ruins Receives Grant to Retrace Part of Old Spanish Trail
Aztec Ruins received a Connecting Trails to Parks grant to research the Old Spanish Trail near Aztec, design a section of the National Historic Trail as a multi-use trail from historic downtown Aztec into the national monument, and tell the story of the Old Spanish Trail in waysides and other media.
June 14, 2013
The National Park Service and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services partnered to host a citizenship ceremony in the Great Kiva at Aztec Ruins. The new citizens hailed from five different countries, including Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Honduras, and Mexico.
February 21, 2013
Monument and City Receive Grants to Build New Pedestrian and Bicycle Trail
On February 20, 2013 the U.S. Secretary of Transportation announced that Aztec Ruins and the City of Aztec will receive grants to build a new pedestrian and bicycle trail running from the city's historic downtown into the monument.
August 30, 2012
JROTC Cadets Employed at Monument
Funded through a YCC grant, Aztec Ruins High School JROTC cadets worked in the Monument all summer of 2012.
January 30, 2012
Park to Host World Heritage 25th Anniversary Celebration
The monument will host a day-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of its UNESCO World Heritage designation on Friday, February 24.