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Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.

January

In early January, many of the Pueblos perform traditional ceremonial dances. Visit our section on Native American culture for more information.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Winter Pueblo Feast Days and Dances

Winter Pueblo Feast Days and Dances

WHEN: Various Fall & Winter Dates
Winter Pueblo feast days and dances held at Indian pueblos surrounding Santa Fe are open to visitors. Schedulues can change, please visit our Indian Pueblos section for more information.
The Met Live in HD: Les Troyens

The Met Live in HD: Les Troyens

The Lensic Performing Arts Center
WHEN: January 5-6, 2013
Since the first broadcast in December 2007, The Lensic has presented more than 36 operas in high definition (HD). The series, featuring morning broadcasts and evening encores, has become a sensational addition to the Santa Fe cultural scene.
The Met Live in HD: Maria Stuarda

The Met Live in HD: Maria Stuarda

The Lensic Performing Arts Center
WHEN: January 19, 2013
Since the first broadcast in December 2007, The Lensic has presented more than 36 operas in high definition (HD). The series, featuring morning broadcasts and evening encores, has become a sensational addition to the Santa Fe cultural scene.
Souper Bowl

Souper Bowl

Community Convention Center
WHEN: January 26, 2013
Sample amazing soups prepared by several dozen of Santa Fe's finest chefs, then cast your vote for your favorites. This annual soup competition also includes a silent auction and benefits the Food Depot. Purchase tickets in advance by visiting their website.

February

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
The Met Live in HD: Rigoletto

The Met Live in HD: Rigoletto

The Lensic Performing Arts Center
WHEN: February 16, 2013
Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. In this production, inspired by the antics of the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke of Mantua.
ARTFeast

ARTFeast

Various Venues
WHEN: February 22-24, 2013
Fine art meets fine dining in this one-of-a-kind event. There are fashion shows, an auction, home tours, and the Edible Art Tour--an evening of gallery hopping with art-inspired nibbles prepared by the area's finest chefs. ArtFeast benefits art programs for kids.
SITE Santa Fe

SITE Santa Fe

1606 Paseo de Peralta
WHEN: Through May 20, 2013
SITE Santa Fe is pleased to present three interrelated exhibitions: State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 Linda Mary Montano: Always Creative Mungo Thomson: For Future Times and Beings
Santa Fe Restaurant Week

Santa Fe Restaurant Week

Various Venues
WHEN: February 24 - March 3, 2013
Feast on delicious, three-course meals at a fraction of the cost, $25 for two for casual-dining restaurants, and $20, $30 or $40 per person, depending on the restaurant.

March

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
SITE Santa Fe

SITE Santa Fe

1606 Paseo de Peralta
WHEN: Through May 20, 2013
SITE Santa Fe is pleased to present three interrelated exhibitions: State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 Linda Mary Montano: Always Creative Mungo Thomson: For Future Times and Beings
DIY Santa Fe Art Month

DIY Santa Fe Art Month

Various Venues
WHEN: March 1 - 31, 2013
DIY Santa Fe, a month-long celebration of do-it-yourself artistic expression, featuring 30 + local artists teaching a variety of art forms throughout the city of Santa Fe. Class prices vary. All class reservations must be booked directly with the artist.
Santa Fe Restaurant Week

Santa Fe Restaurant Week

Various Venues
WHEN: February 24 - March 3, 2013
Feast on delicious, three-course meals at a fraction of the cost, $25 for two for casual-dining restaurants, and $20, $30 or $40 per person, depending on the restaurant.
The Met Live in HD: Parsifal

The Met Live in HD: Parsifal

Lensic Performing Arts Center
WHEN: March 2, 2013
Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in François Girard's new vision for Wagner's final masterpiece.
Bead Fest Santa Fe

Bead Fest Santa Fe

Community Convention Center
When: March 14-17, 2013
Bead Fest is a bead and jewelry show that combines beading classes and jewelry-making workshops with a Shopping Expo.
The Met Live in HD - Francesca da Rimini

The Met Live in HD - Francesca da Rimini

Lensic Performing Arts Center
WHEN: March 16, 2013
Zandonai's compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante's Inferno, returns in the Met's ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato condudcts.

April

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
SITE Santa Fe

SITE Santa Fe

1606 Paseo de Peralta
WHEN: Through May 20, 2013
SITE Santa Fe is pleased to present three interrelated exhibitions:
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 Linda Mary Montano: Always Creative
Mungo Thomson: For Future Times and Beings
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

The Railyard between Farmers Market and REI
WHEN: Through December 2013
Saturdays at Railyard Park 8am - 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Ski Santa Fe - End of Ski Season

Ski Santa Fe - End of Ski Season

Ski Santa Fe #100 Artist Road
WHEN: April 7, 2013
End of Ski Season
Santa Fe Japanese Cultural Festival

Santa Fe Japanese Cultural Festival

Community Convention Center
WHEN: April 20, 2013
Featuring stage performances throughout the day, 10am - 5pm, Santa Fe Community Convention
Center.
The Met Live in HD: Giulio Cesare

The Met Live in HD: Giulio Cesare

Lensic Performing Arts Center
WHEN: April 27, 2013
The opera that conquered London in Handel's time comes to the Met in David McVicar's lively production. The world's leading countertenor, David Daniels, sings the title role.

May

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Battlefield New Mexico: The Civil War and More

Battlefield New Mexico: The Civil War and More

El Rancho de las Golondrinas
WHEN: May 4-5, 2013
Learn about the role New Mexico played in the U.S. Civil War during re-enactments of battles at Glorieta Pass and Apache Canyon near Santa Fe. This annual weekend includes military drills, cannon firings and more.
Passport to the Arts

Passport to the Arts

Canyon Road
WHEN: May 11, 2013
Experience the World of Art on Canyon Road during a day filled with music, food and fine art. The day begins with the Artist Quick Draw and continues with silent auctions, artistic demonstrations and live music.
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

704 Camino Lejo
WHEN: May 12, 2013
Exhibition opening of The Durango Collection. This exhibit features exquisite masterpieces of southwest textiles on loan from the Center of Southwest Studies in Durango, Colorado.
Eldorado Studio Tour

Eldorado Studio Tour

Eldorado, about 20 minutes southeast of Santa Fe off US 285
WHEN: May 17-19, 2013
Visit more than 90 artist studios in this tour near Santa Fe. There's an impressive array of work to see and buy, including stained glass, digital art, fiber arts, photography and more.
Santa Fe Fuego Baseball Season

Santa Fe Fuego Baseball Season

320 Artist Road
WHEN: May 17 - July 29, 2013
The Santa Fe Fuego are a professional baseball team that play in Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe New Mexico. Check website for schedule.
New Mexico Fiber Arts Festival

New Mexico Fiber Arts Festival

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: May 18 - 19, 2013
From fuzzy sheep to fancy embroidered blankets! Learn how New Mexico textiles are made, buy fiber arts and supplies, and learn about weaving from experts.
Santa Fe Century Ride/Bike/Run

Santa Fe Century Ride/Bike/Run

WHEN: May 19, 2013
The annual Santa Fe Century draws more than 2,500 bicyclists for an unforgettably scenic 100-mile ride down the historic Turquoise Trail, across the Ortiz and San Pedro Mountains, into sleepy Galisteo and then back to Santa Fe.
SITE Santa Fe

SITE Santa Fe

1606 Paseo de Peralta
WHEN: Through May 20, 2013
SITE Santa Fe is pleased to present three interrelated exhibitions:
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 Linda Mary Montano: Always Creative
Mungo Thomson: For Future Times and Beings
Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival

Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival

201 West Marcy Street
WHEN: May 25 - 26, 2013
More than 180 Native American artists sell their museum-quality work in this weekend festival. Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
Northern New Mexico Fine  Arts & Crafts Guild

Northern New Mexico Fine Arts & Crafts Guild

East Palace Avenue and Cathedral Place
WHEN: May 25 - 27, 2013
Juried Fine Arts and Crafts show in Cathedral Park.
Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Various Venues
WHEN: May - September 2013
The Santa Fe Garden Club invites small groups of visitors to tour three beautiful homes and high-desert gardens. By reservation;
group size limited to 24 ppl. Santa Fe Garden Club.

June

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art: Beltrán-Kropp

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art: Beltrán-Kropp

750 Camino Lejo
WHEN: Begins June 2013
The Spanish Colonial Arts Society announces the largest permanent gift of Peruvian art in its 87-year history. The exhibition includes sixty art pieces from the estate of Pedro Gerardo Beltrán Espantoso, Peru's Ambassador to the U.S.
Spring Festival & Children's Fair

Spring Festival & Children's Fair

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: June 1-2, 2013
Costumed villagers shearing sheep, baking bread and more, plus animals, games and hands-on activities for kids.
Santa Fe Pride

Santa Fe Pride

Various Venues
WHEN: June 14 - 22, 2013
Santa Fe celebrates gay pride with a series of parties, dances, fundraisers and soirees throughout the city, as well as a parade and festival that winds its way to Railyard Park.
Rodeo de Santa Fe Parade

Rodeo de Santa Fe Parade

Various Venues
WHEN: June 15, 2013
Parade to kick off Rodeo de Santa Fe. 10am, Downtown Plaza area.
Challenge New Mexico Arts & Crafts Show

Challenge New Mexico Arts & Crafts Show

100 Old Santa Fe Trail
WHEN: June 15 -16, 2013
Annual arts and craft show to benefit Challenge New Mexico, a therapeutic horseback riding center.
Rodeo de Santa Fe

Rodeo de Santa Fe

Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds, 3237 Rodeo Road
WHEN: June 19 - 22, 2013
From barrel racing to bareback and bull riding, this rodeo has it all and it's been roping the hearts of cowboys and rodeo fans since it began in 1949.
Santa Fe Bandstand

Santa Fe Bandstand

100 Old Santa Fe Trail
WHEN: June 21 - August 23, 2013
The 2013 season of Santa Fe Bandstand begins on the first day of summer, Friday June 21st. The season closes on Friday, August 23, 2013. More local, regional and national bands than ever. 90 total shows.
Santa Fe Greek Festival

Santa Fe Greek Festival

201 West Marcy Street
WHEN: June 21 - 22, 2013
Experience Greek Culture in Santa Fe, Enjoy Greek food, music and dancing! Beer and wine too!
Herb and Lavendar Fair

Herb and Lavendar Fair

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: June 22 - 23, 2013
Herb garden tours, lavender and herb product vendors, lectures on cultivating lavender and hands-on activities!
Santa Fe Studio Tour

Santa Fe Studio Tour

Various Venues
WHEN: June 28 - 30, 2013
Artists Studios throughout Santa Fe and Santa Fe County. Download map on website.
Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

301 Opera Drive
WHEN: June 28 - August 24, 2013
The repertory includes a world premiere, the first Santa Fe performances of another brilliant opera by Rossini, the return of a comic opera by Jacques Offenbach, and two popular revivals.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Various Venues
WHEN: May - September 2013
The Santa Fe Garden Club invites small groups of visitors to tour three beautiful homes and high-desert gardens. By reservation;
group size limited to 24 ppl. Santa Fe Garden Club.

July

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

301 Opera Drive
WHEN: June 28 - August 24, 2013
The repertory includes a world premiere, the first Santa Fe performances of another brilliant opera by Rossini, the return of a comic opera by Jacques Offenbach, and two popular revivals.
Pancakes on the Plaza

Pancakes on the Plaza

100 Old Santa Fe Trail
WHEN: July 4, 2013
Every Fourth of July, volunteers serve up stack after stack of griddle-hot pancakes to benefit children and families through programs of the Rotary Club of Santa Fe.
Santa Fe Wine Festival

Santa Fe Wine Festival

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: July 6 -7, 2013
Sample delicious New Mexico wines, buy directly from the vintners and enjoy food, music and arts & crafts.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
ART Santa Fe

ART Santa Fe

Community Convention Center
WHEN: July 11 - 14, 2013
ART Santa Fe's style offers a perfect balance of breadth and intimacy, allowing visitors to speak with dealers and artists while experiencing a full range of art in a comprehensible context. And unlike other art fairs, the experience does not end at the exhibition hall's doors.
Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

710 Camino Lejo
WHEN: July 12 - 14, 2013 The largest of its kind in the world, this annual market showcases the work of more than 100 artisans from 40 countries. Museum Hill, 710 Camino Lejo.
New Mexico Jazz Festival

New Mexico Jazz Festival

Various Venues
WHEN: July 18-27, 2013
Both local talent and jazz legends, from saxophonists to vocalists, hit the stage in celebration of the genre. Various venues.
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

704 Camino Lejo
WHEN: July 20-21, 2013
Join Joe Hayes for his tales of Southwest lore, Native American fable, and Spanish legend. A great event for audiences of all ages! The event is held outside on the dance grounds and begins at 7:00 p.m.
"¡Viva Mexico!" Celebration

"¡Viva Mexico!" Celebration

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: July 20-21, 2013
Enjoy música, arte and màs at this celebration of the culture, cuisine and crafts of our colorful neighbor. Cultural events rarely experienced outside of Mexico!
Traditional Spanish Market

Traditional Spanish Market

Historic Downtown Plaza
WHEN: July 26 - 28, 2013
A popular event for residents and visitors alike, Spanish Market features handmade traditional art from hundreds of local Hispanic artists, as well as on-going live music and dance, art demonstrations, and regional foods throughout each day.
Northern New Mexico Fine  Arts & Crafts Guild

Northern New Mexico Fine Arts & Crafts Guild

East Palace Avenue and Cathedral Place
WHEN: September 28 - 29, 2013
Juried Fine Arts and Crafts show in Cathedral Park.
Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Various Venues
WHEN: May - September 2013
The Santa Fe Garden Club invites small groups of visitors to tour three beautiful homes and high-desert gardens. By reservation;
group size limited to 24 ppl. Santa Fe Garden Club.
Contemporary Hispanic Market Arts & Crafts

Contemporary Hispanic Market Arts & Crafts

100 Old Santa Fe Trail
WHEN: July 27-28, 2013 Contemporary arts & crafts made by Hispanic artists living in New Mexico.

August

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Girls Inc. Arts & Crafts

Girls Inc. Arts & Crafts

100 Old Santa Fe Trail
WHEN: August 3 - 4, 2013
Juried show arts and crafts. Santa Fe Plaza.
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

704 Camino Lejo
WHEN: July 20-21, 2013
Join Joe Hayes for his tales of Southwest lore, Native American fable, and Spanish legend. A great event for audiences of all ages! The event is held outside on the dance grounds and begins at 7:00 p.m.
Summer Festival, Frontier Days & Horses of the West

Summer Festival, Frontier Days & Horses of the West

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: August 3 - 4, 2013
Mountain men and women demonstrationg their skills and spinning tales of the past; Peruvian Paso horses from La Estancia alegre.
Survival: New Mexico

Survival: New Mexico

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: August 24 - 25, 2013
Could you survive life in Colonial and Territorial New Mexico? Stop by this weekend to practice outdoor survival techniques including creating fire, building shelters, using an atlatl, making adobe and much more.
Whitehawk Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show

Whitehawk Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show

201 West Marcy Street
WHEN: August 8 - 13, 2013
30th Annual, Ethnographic and Tribal Art from around the world. Over 125 dealers. Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St.
Wheelwright Museum Benefit Auction

Wheelwright Museum Benefit Auction

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian 704 Camino Lejo on Museum Hill
The annual auction, held in late August, benefits the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. The event features historic and contemporary Native American art. Enjoy the fun of bidding during silent and live auctions.
Santa Fe Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival

Santa Fe Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival

3237 Rodeo Road
WHEN: August 23 - 25 2013
"Local and national acts on three stages--plus a barn dance and other events--are featured in this 39th annual event, Santa Fe County Fair Grounds."
Santa Fe Fiestas Fine Art & Crafts Market

Santa Fe Fiestas Fine Art & Crafts Market

100 Old Santa Fe Trail
WHEN: August 31 - September 2, 2013
A juried show of arts-crafts. The Plaza.
Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Various Venues
WHEN: May - September 2013
The Santa Fe Garden Club invites small groups of visitors to tour three beautiful homes and high-desert gardens. By reservation;
group size limited to 24 ppl. Santa Fe Garden Club.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

301 Opera Drive
WHEN: June 28 - August 24, 2013
The repertory includes a world premiere, the first Santa Fe performances of another brilliant opera by Rossini, the return of a comic opera by Jacques Offenbach, and two popular revivals.
Fiesta de Los Niños: A Childrens Celebration

Fiesta de Los Niños: A Childrens Celebration

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: August 31 - September 1, 2013
¡Ven a jugar con nosotros! Come out and play with us! Games, crafts and entertainment for the whole family.

September

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Burning of Zozobra

Burning of Zozobra

320 Artist Road
WHEN: September 5, 2013
The 88th annual torching of 50-foot-tall Old Man Gloom, a puppet stuffed with thousands of scraps of paper bearing the citizenry's sad thoughts, is a highlight of Fiesta time. $5-$10, Fort Marcy Park.
Fiestas de Santa Fe

Fiestas de Santa Fe

Various Venues
WHEN: September 6 - 8, 2013
Nearly 300 years old, Santa Fe's biggest celebration is a ten-day series of bailles, processions, parades, and musical performances, various venues.
Santa Fe to Buffalo Thunder Half Marathon

Santa Fe to Buffalo Thunder Half Marathon

Various Venues
WHEN: September 15, 2013
Dropping a net 1,000 feet into the Rio Grande Valley, the USATF certified point-to-point course is as fast as it is scenic! Come share the culture, history, flavor and vistas that make Santa Fe unique. ¡Vamanos!
Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: September 21 - 22, 2013
Clan tynker and medieval combat, jugglers, live entertainment and dancers...also vendos, kids' games and delicious food, drinks, beer & mead!
Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta

Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta

Various Venues
WHEN: September 25 - 29, 2013
Chefs from Santa Fe's most celebrated restaurants pair dishes, from appetizers to desserts, with wines from this region and beyond. Santa Fe Opera, exit 168, Highway 84/285.
Northern New Mexico Fine  Arts & Crafts Guild

Northern New Mexico Fine Arts & Crafts Guild

East Palace Avenue and Cathedral Place
WHEN: September 28 - 29, 2013
Juried Fine Arts and Crafts show in Cathedral Park.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Pequeño Home and Garden Tours

Various Venues
WHEN: May - September 2013
The Santa Fe Garden Club invites small groups of visitors to tour three beautiful homes and high-desert gardens. By reservation;
group size limited to 24 ppl. Santa Fe Garden Club.
Pojoaque River Art Tour

Pojoaque River Art Tour

Pojoaque River Valley, 16 miles north of Santa Fe via US 84/285, in Pojoaque Pueblo and along County Road 84
Mid-September
The annual Pojoaque River Art Tour takes place in the picturesque Pojoaque River Valley, an old farming community 16 miles north of Santa Fe.
High Road to Taos Art Tour

High Road to Taos Art Tour

High Road to Taos, a 105-mile back-country scenic route between Santa Fe and Taos
Last Two Weekends in September
This scenic route from Chimayo to Vadito takes you to galleries and studios of artisans along the High Road between Santa Fe and Taos with more than 60 stops.
Pecos Studio Tour

Pecos Studio Tour

Pecos, about 20 minutes southeast of Santa Fe off I-25
September 28 - 29, 2013
Drive just 20 minutes from Santa Fe to the peaceful, picturesque village of Pecos, where you can visit with about 20 artists in their open studios. You'll see paintings, ceramics, tinwork, jewelry, wearable art and more.

October

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

334 Los Pinos Road
WHEN: October 5 - 6, 2013
Bring in the harvest with villagers as they crush grapes for wine by foot, string chile ristras, make tortillas, bake fresh bread and much more! Our most popular community celebration!
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway, Albuquerque
WHEN: October 5 - 13, 2013
Hundreds of balloons fill the sky at dawn and dusk for nine days, with races, night flights, and more. Balloon Fiesta Park, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway, Albuquerque.
Galisteo Studio Tour

Galisteo Studio Tour

Galisteo, 25 miles south of Santa Fe off Highway 285
WHEN: October 19 - 20, 2013
Visit this once a year event where over 30 local artists open their private studios to the public. A free event, much of it walkable through our historic adobe village. All disciplines and media. Details, directions and artists on Website and also on Facebook.
Historic Canyon Road Paint Out

Historic Canyon Road Paint Out

Canyon Road
WHEN: October 19, 2013
The 6th Annual Paint Out continues a traditon of painting "en plein air" that began a century ago, on fabled Canyon Road, when artists first arrived with early settlers.
El Rito Studio Tour

El Rito Studio Tour

El Rito, about 1 hour and 15 minutes northwest of Santa Fe on NM 544 off US 84
October 5 - 6, 2013
Meet more than 25 artists who live and work in this sleepy village that was an early Spanish settlement, located about an hour's drive northwest of Santa Fe. The annual open studio tour features everything from blacksmithing, fiber arts and pottery to santos and retablos.
Abiquiú Studio Tour

Abiquiú Studio Tour

Abiquiú, US Highway 84/285, 18 miles northwest of Española
October 12 - 14, 2013
More than 70 artists welcome visitors to their studios in this annual tour. You'll see paintings, weavings, furniture, traditional Spanish Colonial art and much more as you explore the gorgeous place where Georgia O'Keeffe once lived and worked.

November

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
La Cienega Studio Tour

La Cienega Studio Tour

La Cienega
WHEN: November 23 - 24 , 2013
Artists open up their studios in this 40th annual event, presenting weaving, jewelry, glass art, sculpture, fiber arts, ceramics, mixed media, paintings, and photography.
SWAIA Winter Indian Market

SWAIA Winter Indian Market

201 West Marcy Street
WHEN: November 23-24, 2013
Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St.
Ski Santa Fe Opens - Tenative

Ski Santa Fe Opens - Tenative

#100 Artist Road
WHEN: November 2013
Season opens, weather permitting.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.
Christmas Tree Lighting in the Plaza

Christmas Tree Lighting in the Plaza

Downtown Plaza
WHEN: November 22, 2013
Festivities include live entertainment, a speech from the Mayor, and a special visit from Santa Claus. The tree lighting will be around 6:00 pm at the Santa Fe Plaza.

December

Many visitors plan their travel to Santa Fe to coincide with certain exciting events held every year.

Maybe you're a collector shopping at the celebrated Santa Fe Indian Market or a fan of the feasts at the Wine & Chile Fiesta. Someone may have told you about the community fun during the traditional Santa Fe Fiesta and the Burning of Zozobra. Or, perhaps, you've already seen the magical glow of farolitos during Santa Fe's winter holiday season and want to return with your family so they can experience it, too.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.
Santa Fe Film Festival

Santa Fe Film Festival

Various Venues
WHEN: December 5-8, 2013
In its 14th year, this four-day film buff's dream screens films from around the globe and hosts panels, workshops and other festivities. Various venues.
Contemporary Hispanic Winter Market

Contemporary Hispanic Winter Market

Santa Fe Community Convention Center
WHEN: December 13-14, 2013
Find unique holiday gifts and meet more than 50 acclaimed Hispanic artists creating jewelry, weaving, ceramics, paintings, prints and more.
Christmas at the Palace

Christmas at the Palace

Palace of the Governors, 105 West Palace Ave.
WHEN: December 13, 2013
Enjoy an evening of hot cider, live music, and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. A free, family event.
Las Posadas

Las Posadas

New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave
WHEN: Sunday, December 15, 2013
Join Mary and Joseph in this reenactment of their search for lodging to give birth to baby Jesus. The procession ends at the Palace of the Governors courtyard with carols and refreshments.
Canyon Road Farolito Walk

Canyon Road Farolito Walk

Canyon Road and neighboring streets
WHEN: Starts around dusk December 24, 2013
This beloved Christmas Eve tradition lights up the heart and soul, as thousands of people stroll this famous road, which is decorated with farolitos (small, sand-filled bags with votive candles) and luminarias (bonfires). The joyous sounds of carols and friends and families greeting each other fills the air.
Santa Fe Artists Market

Santa Fe Artists Market

740 Cerrillos Road
WHEN: April - December 2013
Saturdays @ Railyard Park 8am to 2pm. Juried Show of Fine Arts and Crafts.

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