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2015 July, Santa Fe Street Fashion Week Begins With "The Show”

July 1, 2015: Santa Fe Street Fashion Week begins with a bang on Friday, August 28th with “The Show,” an international fashion presentation of the highest caliber, sponsored by The Cos Bar, in the historic La Fonda Hotel Rooftop & Ballroom. To honor the occasion, Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales has declared the week “Santa Fe Street Fashion Week.”, Continue...

2015 June, Santa Fe: Red, White & Turquoise

June 25, 2015: The inaugural Summer Of Color is underway in Santa Fe, a visionary collaboration of the city’s museums, galleries and art districts that also includes hotels and restaurants united around the legendary vibrancy of The City Different color palette. , There are many other exhibits for travelers to note, Continue...

2015 June, Final Season of American Idol Comes to Santa Fe to Audition

June 19, 2015: Auditions for the 15th and final season of American Idol are now open and the program’s bus tour will make a stop at The Santa Fe Railyard on Friday, June 26th starting at 9:00 a.m., The American Idol web site www.americanidol.com has a Live Audition FAQ, Bus Tour FAQ, and other information, Continue...

2015 June, Summer In The City Different

June 18, 2015: Summer in Santa Fe has been a favorite of travelers around the world for centuries because of its pleasurable day and night temperatures, big western blue skies, pure mountain air, incredible sunsets and nightly starfields. This sets the stage for months of the country’s most thriving and vibrant performing arts and festival scene. , Continue...

2015 June, Santa Fe Proclaims Tuesday, June 23 "Great Race Day"

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, June 17, 2015: Santa Fe hosts a June 23 overnight stop on the 2015 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty and Mayor Javier Gonzales has proclaimed the day “Great Race Day” in Santa Fe., The Great Race is the world’s premiere old car rally, Continue...

2015 June, Santa Fe Hotels Cater to Families Throughout 2015

June 16, 2015: Four-hundred year old Santa Fe has an abundance of hands-on arts exhibits, miles of free biking and hiking, and a line-up of open-air festivals and celebrations—including the inaugural season-long Summer Of Color celebration. The city is a multifaceted cultural playground for travelers of all ages. Continue...

2015 June, Rodeo de Santa Fe Announces 66th Annual Pro Rodeo June 24-27

June 10, 2015: Rodeo de Santa Fe announces their 66th annual rodeo from June 24th through the 27th, 2015. The Rodeo, founded in 1949, is New Mexico’s oldest continuing Pro Rodeo and is sanctioned by the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). , The Rodeo de Santa Fe offers visitors all the standard Pro Rodeo Events: Bareback Bronc Riding, Tie Down Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc Riding, Continue...

2015 May, TOURISM Santa Fe to Open New Downtown Plaza Visitor Center

CITY’S THIRD VISITOR CENTER OPENS MAY 27, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, May 22, 2015: TOURISM Santa Fe announces the grand opening of a new visitor center on the historic downtown plaza on Wednesday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. The Plaza Visitor Center is in the Plaza Galeria at 66 E. San Francisco Street, on the main level, and will be open and staffed from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily., Continue...

2015 May, What's New in Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 19, 2015: Summer’s coming and travelers seeking new destinations, food and cultural adventure should plan a trip to The City Different. Santa Fe’s long been home to a thriving arts community and innovative culinary and artisanal scenes. Now these traditions are booming anew. Here are a few examples:, RESTAURANT NEWS, Continue...

2015 May, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, TOURISM Santa Fe & Fuseideas Announce Intern Program

THREE-WAY COLLABORATION PROVIDES UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL STUDENTS, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, May 15, 2015: TOURISM Santa Fe, the Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD), and creative advertising agency Fuseideas announce a new collaborative, year-long intern program set to launch this month. The program will offer internships in photography, writing and film, Continue...

2015 May Santa Fe Hosts Pride Events in Summer 2015

May 14, 2015 – Festival and Rodeo brings together the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community., This summer, Santa Fe plays host to Santa Fe Pride Festival and Zia Regional Rodeo—two events designed to celebrate the LGBT community in ‘The City Different.’, The Santa Fe Pride Festival happens June 27 and includes a parade, information and networking booths, Continue...

2015 May, New Mexico Cocktails & Culture

May 5, 2015: Mix one part education, two parts inspiration and shake it up with seven seminars, three cocktail parties, a film premiere, concert and interactive tastings. The result is New Mexico Cocktails & Culture—New Mexico’s first spirits festival opening Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Santa Fe., The festival is founded by Santa Fean Natalie Bovis to educate, entertain, Continue...

2015 May, Call for New Mexico Artists--NARCISSUS Exhibit

, May 7, 2015: CALL FOR NEW MEXICO ARTISTS--FOR UPCOMING “NARCISSUS” EXHIBIT EXPLORING THE HISTORY (AND FUTURE) OF PORTRAITURE. The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission’s Community Gallery seeks artists working with both formal portraiture techniques as well as investigating the ubiquitous “selfie” in social media. Continue...

2015 April, Taste the Flavor of Opera in Santa Fe

April 7, 2015: The Santa Fe School of Cooking has something to sing aboutǃ To welcome yet another vibrant season at the renowned Santa Fe Opera, the School has created a savory series of once-a-month events featuring flavors that mirror a summer of glorious music in the City Different. Five-star opera and fine cuisine—a winning recipe., Four tasteful Thursdays—May 28, June 25, Continue...

2015 April, Santa Fe Tourism Centers Introduce Free Solar Phone Charging

April 20, 2015: TOURISM Santa Fe has launched a partnership with Stay.Solar, a New Mexico company bringing solar energy to the hospitality industry, to provide solar energy for charging phones and other digital devices. Continue...

2015 April, Santa Fe Offers New Spa Packages for National Stress Awareness Month

April 9, 2015 – April visitors to Santa Fe can relax and rejuvenate with special stress-relieving hotel and spa packages created for National Stress Awareness Month., Santa Fe features an elegantly casual, laid-back atmosphere set amidst the beauty of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Continue...

2015 April, Best Art Festival

April 17, 2015: Two highly-regarded Santa Fe art festivals were voted in the top four of a national USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Award contest for “Best U.S. Art Festival.” The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market took the #1 honor today, while ART Santa Fe placed 4th—a major achievement given the split vote amongst loyal Santa Feans., Continue...

2015 April, Two Santa Fe Art Festival in Top Five National Vote

April 2, 2015 - Two highly-regarded Santa Fe art festivals are currently battling it out in the top five of a national USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Award contest for “Best Art Festival.” The contest runs until Monday, April 13 at 9:59 a.m. MDT and everyone can vote once per day from any location on all their devices. , Continue...

2015 March, Santa Fe Announces Full Schedule of Live Summer Music, Dance

March 23, 2015 – A full schedule of diverse musical and innovative dance events has been announced for visitors to Santa Fe, New Mexico this summer as “The City Different” grows its reputation as one of America’s most culturally vibrant destinations. Santa Fe will offer a wide range of live musical performances from opera to bluegrass along with award-winning international ballet. , Continue...

2015 March, Fuseideas Wins TOURISM Santa Fe Account

March 19, 2015 – TOURISM Santa Fe has named Fuseideas as its new advertising and marketing partner, according to Dennis Franczak, Chief Executive Officer of the full-service advertising agency. The account, previously handled by TKO Advertising in Austin, Texas, was awarded after a 10-agency review. The multi-year contract is expected to exceed $900,000 annually., Fuseideas will lead the creation of new print, Continue...

2015 March, Spring in Santa Fe

March 10, 2015 – Big blue skies paired with pleasurable temperatures and good mountain spirits make springtime one of the most ideal times to visit Santa Fe. Visitors can comfortably stroll the historic streets while frequenting local restaurants, boutiques, galleries, and museums. Spring is also a prime season for events, Continue...

2015 February, Summer of Color in Santa Fe

February 26, 2015 – Six of Santa Fe's leading cultural institutions located on the world-famous Museum Hill kick off summer 2015 with joint exhibitions and programming in what Mayor Javier Gonzales proclaimed as the Summer of Color., All six institutions are located on Museum Hill and include: the two state museums, Continue...

2015 February, TOURISM Santa Fe to Offer Classes on Driving New Tourist-Related Business Through SantaFe.org

February 12, 2015 - TOURISM Santa Fe announces a series of training classes on “Working With TOURISM Santa Fe” to be held in the O’Keeffe Milagro Room at The Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street in Santa Fe. The training focuses on leveraging the department’s www.santafe.org web site that serves as a central hub to the world for Santa Fe travel information such as lodging and dining, Continue...

2015 February, Old Santa Fe Inn Featured on The Price Is Right

February 10, 2015 - Old Santa Fe Inn, one of the nation’s classic southwestern roadside Inns, announced today that CBS Television has built one of the prizes for its popular game show "The Price is Right" around a six night stay in Santa Fe at the Inn. The show will air this week, on Thursday, February 12. , “When you stay at Old Santa Fe Inn, we aim to make it a distinctive experience that has our, Continue...

2015 February, The Bachelor Early Results

February 3, 2015 - ABC’s The Bachelor, in its 19th season as one of prime time television’s most watched programs, filmed in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico last autumn and the episode was broadcast to millions of viewers around the world on Monday night, February 2., The Bachelor celebrated New Mexico’s dramatic landscape, gorgeous colors, and adventurous settings by filming memorable scenes on land, Continue...

2015 January, Santa Fe’s Meow Wolf Art Production Company Partners with Best-Selling Author George R.R. Martin

January 29, 2015 - An “epic” partnership between Santa Fe arts production company Meow Wolf, and world-renowned Game of Thrones novelist/Santa Fe resident George R.R. Martin has been agreed upon to open a large-scale, multi-use art complex on the site of a former bowling alley. Meow Wolf will lease the 33,000 sq. ft. building site, purchased by Martin, for the next 10 years. Continue...

2015 January, Santa Fe, New Mexico featured in ABC Reality Show The Bachelor

January 27, 2015 - The breathtaking city of Santa Fe, New Mexico will be featured on an upcoming episode of The Bachelor. The episode will feature an exciting group date through white water rapids while the bachelorettes try their hand at rafting, a romantic one-on-one date miles above the city, and a sultry one-on-one date that truly tests a connection, all with the newest Bachelor, Chris Soules. Continue...

2015 January, What's New in Santa Fe

January 26, 2015 - The New Year 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Santa Fe, New Mexico’s designation as a Creative City by UNESCO, and the destination continues to celebrate the creativity of its partners through new food endeavors, hotel updates and a host of incoming art exhibits that are already gaining global attention. Below is a small sample of what’s new in The City Different:, Continue...

2015 January, Santa Fe Hotels Unveil Romantic Packages Throughout February

January 23, 2015 - “The City Different” is home to private casitas, dramatic landscapes, a snow dusted plaza, signature Kiva fireplaces and world-class cuisine. That’s just the start of how Santa Fe sets the stage for a romantic retreat this Valentine’s Day—and all month long. Continue...

2015 January, Santa Fe Hosts Annual Sundance Festival Party

January 23, 2015 - The City of Santa Fe Film Office, TOURISM Santa Fe and it’s Shoot Santa Fe partners The Santa Fe Film Festival and IATSE Local 480 are hosting their annual party "Monday On Main Street” at the Sundance Film Festival January 26th, 2015, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Butcher’s Chophouse 751 Main Street Park City, Utah 84060. To RSVP go to http://mondayonmainstreet.com., Continue...

2014 December, 2014 Holiday Farolito Contest

December 5, 2014 - TOURISM Santa Fe announces the 2014 Farolito Design Contest open to all current and new followers on the @cityofsantafe Instagram social media platform from December 5th to midnight Christmas Day, December 25th., Contestants who make and photograph their own creative farolito can post the image on Instagram using the city holiday hashtag #SantaFeJoy, Continue...

2014 November, Santa Fe Properties Providing Refreshed Product for Meeting Planners

November 11, 2014 – Several top meetings locales in the city of Santa Fe, including its award-winning Convention Center, now provide new and improved offerings to help planners execute their ideal events. With thoughtfully redesigned rooms, alfresco dining options, and energy-conscious initiatives paired with the city’s rich multicultural history, famed arts offerings, outdoor activities, Continue...

2014 November, Four Centuries of Multicultural Traditions

November 7, 2014 Savvy travelers—such as Conde Nast Traveler readers who this month voted Santa Fe a Top Ten Destination in the World—know that the December holiday season is the time when the city’s multicultural traditions shine brightest. Continue...

2014 October, Santa Fe Welcomes Visitors with a Wealth of Winter Packages

October 29, 2014 - This fall and winter, hotels in Santa Fe are offering some particularly enticing packages and specials for travelers to enjoy through the holiday season and beyond. Whether visitors want to hit the slopes, indulge in a luxurious spa treatment, check out the enchanting holiday lights and events, or warm up by a toasty fire and experience some acclaimed southwestern fare, Continue...

2014 October, New Santa Fe Public Relations Manager

October 24, 2014 - TOURISM Santa Fe welcomes John Feins, a public relations and marketing professional with twenty years of experience in entertainment, publishing, high technology and financial services, as its public relations manager. This new position will assist national, international and online media with their efforts to cover travel, event, and cultural activity in Santa Fe. Continue...

2014 October, Conde Nast Readers Choice 2014

Oct. 23, 2014 – Santa Fe has been recognized as one of the top 10 cities in the world in Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. Santa Fe’s rank as number 10 on the list makes it one of only five U.S. cities to achieve the top 25, rated ahead of such iconic locales as San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago., Continue...

2014 October, Santa Fe's Booming Brew Scene Features Two New Award Winners

October 15, 2014 - Two new awards for Santa Fe beers serve further proof of the southwest city’s brew boom:, * Blue Corn Brewery’s “Blue Corn Café and Brewery Gold Medal Stout” won, righty enough, The Gold Medal at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival. This new award complements the brewery’s growing collection of hardware-winning libations such as “Resurgence IPA”, Continue...

2014 September, WACB Best Ideas Awards

September 23, 2014, Western CVBs Take Top Honors Among Peers - Best Idea Program Achievement Awards, Four convention and visitors bureaus received achievement awards in a recent competition with their colleagues from the West. Sponsored by the Western Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (WACVB), Continue...

2014 September, Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown Winners Announced

September 15, 2014: Two innovative iterations of green chile cheeseburger took home top honors at Santa Fe’s 2014 Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown this weekend at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion., Five noted food critics from across the region selected Second Street Brewery’s Alien Burger as the event’s Reigning Chomp. The five-critic panel, Continue...

2014 September, October in Santa Fe is an Artist's Dream

September 9, 2014: Already widely recognized as a hotbed for creativity and one of America’s most renowned art and culture destinations, Santa Fe is outdoing itself in October with a month that features multiple events designed to provide a rare insider’s glimpse into the artists’ creative process. October events that celebrate the arts in Santa Fe include:, Abiquiú Studio Tour: October 11 - 13, Continue...

2014 August, Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown Finalists Announced

August 26, 2014: The field for the 2014 Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown is now set. More than 10,000 votes were cast on Santafe.org over the last month, with the following six restaurants advancing to the finals on Sept. 12 from 6pm to 9pm at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion:, Amaya at Hotel Santa Fe, the Hacienda and Spa, Anasazi Restaurant at Rosewood Inn, * Cowgirl BBQ, Continue...

2014 August, Santa Fe Receives Trail Award from IMBA

August 14, 2014: The city of Santa Fe has received the prestigious designation as a 2014 Ride Center destination by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) in recognition of its wide variety of trails available for a range of riding styles. These awards are issued annually to an elite group of locations who provide exceptional mountain bike trail offerings, Continue...

2014 August, VIVA SANTA FE!

August 11, 2014: Santa Fe invites you to celebrate the richness of its history and the bounty of its present by partaking in ¡Viva Santa Feǃ A month-long celebration highlighting the best of Santa Fe’s history, culture and distinct local flavor, ¡Viva Santa Feǃ features live music, art, traditional ceremonies, parades, and one-of-a-kind Santa Fe cuisine, Continue...

2014 August, Fall Packages

August 14, 2014: This Autumn, Santa Fe, New Mexico, is offering a variety of special packages to coincide with the remarkable fall foliage seen throughout the city. For travelers seeking distinctive spa treatments, acclaimed southwestern fare, historic museum visits, legendary shopping and more, Santa Fe has proven to be an ideal vacation spot for the fall season. Beyond the following sampling of packages, Continue...

2014 July, Variety Magazine Features Santa Fe

July 22, 2014: Santa Fe and New Mexico are about to take center stage in Variety magazine’s first installment of a new story series. The feature piece on the state will be titled “Billion Dollar Location: New Mexico.” The influential entertainment magazine’s editor, Steve Gaydos and Marketing Director Brian Sheehan were in town to get the project started. Continue...

2014 July, Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown

July 9, 2014: The Second Annual Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown is officially on. It’s all about finding the best green chile cheeseburger in Santa Fe and it’s up to the public to decide which seven restaurants will be in the final Smackdown., Voting for the city’s best green chile cheeseburger will be open at santafe.org/funfoodevent from July 15 through Aug. 15. Continue...

2014 July, Drury Plaza Hotel Opens

July 22, 2014: The Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe will be opening its doors on August 4th, the first new hotel to do so in downtown Santa Fe in more than 18 years. The Drury has given new life to a venerable landmark, the original 1954 territorial-style St. Vincent Hospital building, now remodeled and part of a state of the art resort style property that retains the timeless atmosphere of historic Santa Fe., Continue...

2014 July, Best Small City in America

July 25, 2014 – Santa Fe, New Mexico has been named the Best Small City in America by Condé Nast Traveler’s 26th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, a ranking of the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels and resorts in the world. Condé Nast Traveler had 79,268 readers participate in the 2013 survey, resulting in 1.3 million votes. , Continue...


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