Each passing year brings with it new reasons to celebrate in Santa Fe and 2016 has been no different — with newly founded art collective Meow Wolf's The House of Eternal Return and the newly launched Santa Fe Margarita Trail Santa Fe, known as ‘The City Different’ for over a century, presents visitors with a range of special anniversaries this year. Here are but just a few celebrations to enjoy!
Can’t decide how to celebrate your fathers? How about a Father’s Day different! Surprise Dad with an adventure that includes a Santa Fe City Different getaway! Here are some ideas for memorable ways to honor and treat the “World’s Greatest Dad” on Father’s Day.
Are you ready for a vacation? It’s time to start thinking about summer travel as school will soon be out, the weather will be great and the days get longer. Enjoy the festivities and events only Santa Fe, New Mexico can provide! We can tell you there are more than eight reasons why we love June in The City Different. Here are a few ideas to get you started ….we’ll let you discover the others!
At last, a glorious three-day weekend in Santa Fe The City Different to kick-off summer. You’ll want to experience as much as you can during your stay. So get ready, because we have some ideas for you to capture the essence of Santa Fe and have a blast. From margaritas and cocktails to art markets and art collectives, here are our favorite picks to help you have a trip to remember.
Did you know Santa Fe is a biking paradise? The surrounding mountains, foothills and public lands hold an endless variety of trail options with terrain for every skill level. This makes Santa Fe a perfect stepping-off point for any cycling adventure. There’s something about riding a bike in Santa Fe that turns any activity into an adventure. Whether exploring art districts, travelling along the new Margarita Trail, joining locals riding their bikes during Bike To Work week, or just lazing on the grass and soaking up some Santa Fe sunlight–– anytime you add a bicycle to the mix it heightens the fun factor. On your next visit to The City Different, join us as we pedal along the trails, paths, and streets of Santa Fe. Your spirits will be riding high with these must-do biking events during National Bike Month.
With Santa Fe’s 400 year Spanish history, The City Different is a bona fide flamenco town. Flamenco celebrates the culture and passion of Spain. Flamenco is Spanish folk music that is accompanied by singing and dancing. It began in Spain’s southern coastal region of Andalusia and developed over centuries, taking its current form in the 18th century. Fast forward to The City Different….
Santa Fe is known to showcase some of the best flamenco talent in the world. A big nod goes to Maria Benitez, Vicente Romero and Jose Greco––a few of the early U.S. flamenco pioneers who made their home in Santa Fe. The spirit and passion of flamenco still burns hot today. Here are few suggestions to make your flamenco experience in Santa Fe a memorable one!
The Sangre de Cristo’s summit still has its white caps, but winter is officially over – and spring has sprung in The City Different! May events this year will have you basking in sunshine in the great Santa Fe outdoors! Enjoy the bright skies with a refreshing margarita (or two), cycling, and en plein air painting.
Time To Plan a Mother’s Day Santa Fe Getaway!
Every year your Mom insists that she doesn’t want any big production for Mother’s Day, but you know better. Take the mom in your life on a surprise adventure that includes a getaway to Santa Fe–– a day at the spa, serious shopping or a superb brunch. Here are some ideas for fun ways to treat her (or Mom you could be treating yourself) to something special this Mother’s Day!
Santa Fe is one of the world’s largest and most diverse art hubs. If you love culture as much as we do, you’ll be glad to know that Santa Fe was most recently named the Best Destinations for Culturephiles by readers of USAToday’s 10Best.
There’s so much to see and absorb here! This spring the city’s renowned museums are elevating the experience with a slate of special exhibits. The new shows will highlight the past, present and future through photography, miniatures, watercolor paintings, exotic jewelry and more.
Here’s a selection: