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Five Santa Fe Events To Stimulate Your Senses This February

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Christmas and New Year’s Eve may be over but Santa Fe’s winter wonderland is still going strong in the City Different. Just a gaze to the east and you will see the Sangre de Cristo Mountain’s  gorgeous snowcap! Here are 5  events you’ll want to take advantage of while you visit our historic city this February. See why Travel + Leisure named Santa Fe one of America's Best Cities for Winter Travel.

 

Elevate Your Winter Adventure

Hit the slopes this February at Ski Santa Fe! (Photo courtesy of Ski Santa Fe)
Hit the slopes this February at Ski Santa Fe! (Photo courtesy of Ski Santa Fe)

If you’ve ever wanted to plan a ski trip into the high Northern New Mexico country to embrace the best of winter, in a pristine nature setting then Ski Santa Fe is your answer.

Just 16 miles east of downtown Santa Fe, the 12,075 foot summit at Ski Santa Fe looks down over 1,725 vertical feet of skiing and snowboarding, spread across 660 peaked acres of the Sangre de Cristo range. There are a whopping 77 trails to experience, offering a variety of terrain for winter sport enthusiasts of all levels. Why not elevate your winter adventure at Ski Santa Fe? And after a day on the mountain, return  to Santa Fe for a hearty New Mexican dish or a drink by the fireplace.

 

Let Your Culinary Curiosity Lead The Way

Geronimo will be one of many restaurants particpating in Restaurant Week Santa Fe. (Photo courtesy of Geronimo Restaurant)
Geronimo will be one of many restaurants particpating in Restaurant Week Santa Fe. (Photo courtesy of Geronimo Restaurant)

Mark your calendars from February 19th through the 26th as Santa Fe Restaurant Week returns for its 8th year!

This week-long event gives residents and visitors the opportunity to dine at some of The City Different’ s most popular restaurants.

The Compound Restaurant on Canyon Road is another Restaurant Week participant. (Photo courtesy of The Compound Restaurant)
The Compound Restaurant on Canyon Road is another Restaurant Week participant. (Photo courtesy of The Compound Restaurant)

Participating restaurants will offer a specially priced, three course dinner and many will also offer two or three course lunches at value prices. Experience a diverse world of culinary flavors and restaurant styles, at prices to please every budget.

Make a hotel reservation and get to The City Different for this week of 50+ restaurant event… make your reservations today.

 

Tour Artful Living In The City Different 

Tour some of Santa Fe's best art and homes at The ARt of Home Tour. (Photo courtesy of ArtSmart)
Tour some of Santa Fe’s best art and homes at The Art of Home Tour. (Photo courtesy of ArtSmart)

Have you ever wondered what’s behind the adobe walls in Santa Fe?  ArtFeast has teamed up with Keller Williams Realty to showcase the best art and homes of Santa Fe. The Art of Home Tour brings locals and visitors alike to check out some of Santa Fe’s most beautiful homes that are currently on the market. The Art of Home Tour features twelve remarkable residences. The interiors of each home are decorated with paintings, sculptures, and ceramics that have been carefully selected and curated by Western Art & Architecture, creating a stimulating  art and design experience. The tours take place on February 25th and 26th and are free to the public.

 

First Of Its Kind Performance In Santa Fe

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Acclaimed dance theater Pilobulus comes to the historic Lensic Performing Arts Center (Photo courtesy of Pilobolus)

Santa Fe is in for a performance treat and you will be too when you attend Shadowland by Pilobulus (presented by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet).

Created by famed dance company Pilobolus, Shadowland is a first-of-its-kind performance combining legendary modern dance with high-energy, fast-paced multimedia, merging front-of-screen choreography with projected images and moving screens of different sizes and shapes. Shadowland has the fluid logic of a dream powered by the grace of an acrobatic dance, creating joyous delight in a way that is uniquely Pilobolus.

Shadowland was created in 2009 in collaboration with lead writer for the popular animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, Steven Banks. Shadowland has toured in Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and Asia and has been seen by over 1,000,000 people.

Check out this video from Pilobous!

 

Immerse Yourself In An Immersive Exhibit!

Be prepared to be transported to fantastic realms at Meow Wolf (Photo courtesy of Meow Wolf)
Be prepared to be transported to fantastic realms at Meow Wolf (Photo courtesy of Meow Wolf)

Meow Wolf's House of Eternal Return is a unique immersive and interactive art experience featuring a wild new form of non-linear storytelling which unfolds through exploration, discovery and 21st century interactivity. The premise: something has happened inside a mysterious Victorian house that has dissolved the nature of time and space. Venture through the house of The Selig Family, and discover secret passageways into fantastic dimensions!

Keep in mind that you can choose your own path: by walking climbing and crawling through a multiverse of more than 70 unique rooms all created by a team of more than 500 artists.

So between skiing, home tours, culinary experiences and a one of kind performances you’ll find February is great time to visit The City Different. And whether you are ready to visit us this February or want to plan for a trip later in the year, don’t forget to request the new 2017 Santa Fe Travel Guide and check out the Deals and Specials Santa Fe has to offer. We’re sure you’ll find just the right getaway!

Don’t forget, if cupid’s arrow flies in your direction, a Santa Fe getaway is a romantic gesture in itself to share with your loved one. Santa Fe was most recently named one of the most romantic cities in the county by Open Table. So make that dinner reservation and also discover our Chocolate Trail!!

 

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