5 Santa Fe Events That Will Have You Marching Into Spring!

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As days grow longer and the sun shines brilliantly in our clear, blue skies, the promise of a memorable spring adventure in Santa Fe awaits you and your family. The season is a great time to visit The City Different. What are you waiting for? Here are five Santa Fe events and adventures to tempt the enterprising traveler and family in March!

Kids Discover Santa Fe Kids Free this Spring Break

A family outing at the Santa Fe Ski Basin is a win-win for the entire family. (Photo courtesy of Ski Santa Fe)
A family outing at the Santa Fe Ski Basin is a win-win for the entire family. (Photo courtesy of Ski Santa Fe)

Santa Fe is making it easy to plan your family’s much needed vacation, with our Kids Free Spring Break promotion. Take advantage of great city-wide deals in March through mid-April . There’s something for everyone – from lodging, food, outdoor activities, arts, culture, and other kid-friendly attractions.

One of the many offerings from March through mid April is a Kids Free Canyon Road Tour designed with younger participants in mind. During this special tour, you will visit three Canyon Road galleries and take part in activities that encourage engagement with art. You will also interact with unique and colorful digital art, see some clever sculpture, and explore materials and media. Adults will totally have fun, too!

Santa Fe is full of true family excitement whether people choose to hit the ski slopes at Ski Santa Fe, try out some new moves at the Skateboard School, or challenge the junior foodie or artist with a cooking or art class—or even getting the whole family involved in a treasure hunt. Santa Fe provides surprises for everyone.

You will want to start planning!

 

Take In An Alcove Show In Santa Fe

An alcove show from 2004 (Photo courtesy of New Mexico Museum of Art)
An alcove show from 2004 (Photo courtesy of New Mexico Museum of Art)

 

In anticipation of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s centennial in 2017,  they are presenting a year-long cycle of alcove exhibitions.

From March 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017, a total of seven exhibitions, which include thirty five artists from across New Mexico will be exhibiting. You won’t want to miss this alcove show!

 

Be The First To Experience The House of Eternal Return

This is an art experience like you have never seen. “The House of Eternal Return” will surely amaze you, with numerous interactive exhibits that you will become a part of. (Photo courtesy of Kate Russell)
This is an art experience like you have never seen. “The House of Eternal Return” will surely amaze you, with numerous interactive exhibits that you will become a part of. (Photo courtesy of Kate Russell)

Renowned art collective Meow Wolf has announced the March 17 opening date for the highly-anticipated Meow Wolf Art Complex and its House of Eternal Return installation. The House of Eternal Return is Meow Wolf’s first permanent exhibition and the follow-up to their wildly successful, The Due Return exhibit. Game Of Thrones creator, longtime Santa Fe resident and supporter of the project George R.R. Martin says, “House of Eternal Return is going to be like nothing you’ve ever seen before.” We think he’s right!

 

The Passion of Juan Siddi’s Flamenco

Need a flamenco fix? Don’t miss this electrifying performance at The Lensic. (Photo courtesy of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet)
Need a flamenco fix? Don’t miss this electrifying performance at The Lensic. (Photo courtesy of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet)

Juan Siddi has wowed the crowds in Santa Fe since his arrival in 2002. You don’t want to miss this electrifying performer along with his troupe captivating your soul and senses in the world of flamenco.

On March 18 , join Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe for a special gala performance in celebration of their upcoming Joyce Theater debut in New York City. This will prove to be wonderful send off for this talented performer and group!

Lead dancer and Artistic Director Juan Siddi infuses his choreography with the flavor of his artistic roots in Barcelona and Granada. This smokin’ ensemble of 14 dancers and musicians—many coming from Spain—delivers an exciting theatrical experience for aficionados and flamenco newcomers alike.

This well-curated program overlays genuine gypsy culture with contemporary flair, allowing for virtuosic flights in both music and dance. Order your tickets here .

 

Santa Fe Pro Musica Ushers In Holy Week In Santa Fe

Santa Fe Pro Musica brings together outstanding musicians to inspire and educate audiences of all ages through the performance of great music.
Santa Fe Pro Musica brings together outstanding musicians to inspire and educate audiences of all ages through the performance of great music.

Santa Fe Pro Musica brings together outstanding musicians to inspire and educate audiences of all ages through the performance of great music.

If you’re visiting Santa Fe during Holy Week you won’t want to miss an enchanting evening of music from the Baroque Ensemble performing the works of Bach, Handel and Telemann in the historic Loretto Chapel. There are three performances to choose from­––March 24, 25, and 26. Get your concert tickets here.

 

This March, discover Santa Fe for family fun and culturally immersive activities for all ages. Start planning your spring adventure! Order our 2016 Santa Fe Travel Guide And while you’re at it, check out all the deals and specials that area businesses are offering!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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