6 January Events to Start the New Year Off Right!

Locals will tell you that Santa Fe is a wonderful place to visit year-round, but during the winter months there is something extra special and exciting in the air. Get the New Year started off right with these six great January events.

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(Photo courtesy of NM Performing Arts Society)

New Mexico Performing Arts Society: Winter Blues

This beautiful program includes works by Johannes Brahms, the world premiere of a choral setting of Psalm 115 by Aaron Alter, The Stork by Gerald Near, as well as chamber music for flute and harp. Performance takes place January  6, 2019 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel.


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New Mexico Brewers’ Guild WinterBrew

The 8th annual New Mexico Brewers Guild WinterBrew festival returns to the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion on Friday, January 11, 2019. Admission includes sampling, a commemorative pint glass, and a pint fill of your choice. Breweries will be featuring cold-weather favorites such as stouts, porters, barleywines, winter warmers, and barrel-aged seasonals along with many of their year-round offerings.


Santa Fe Pro Musica is one of the best January Events
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Santa Fe Pro Musica: The Jacobsen Brothers

Eric Jacobsen, hailed as “an interpretive dynamo” by The New York Times, leads the Pro Musica Orchestra featuring soulful violinist Colin Jacobsen in a concert with the music of Mozart, Beethoven and emerging composer Jessie Montgomery. Performance takes place January  26 & 27, 2019 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.


(Photo courtesy of Ski Santa Fe)

Ski Santa Fe Winter Music Series

Enjoy live music each and every Saturday as part of Ski Santa Fe’s expanded live music series.  Come and grab a beer, a couple tamales and enjoy some live music on the deck of Totemoff’s Bar. Music scheduled 11 a.m.-3 p.m. each Saturday in January.


(Photo courtesy of TOURISM Santa Fe)

4th Friday Canyon Road Art Walk

Galleries up and down historic Canyon Road have joined together to remain open at least until 7 p.m. every fourth Friday of the month. Enjoy refreshments and entertainment as you take in the festive atmosphere and art on January 25, 2019.


(Photo courtesy of TOURISM Santa Fe)

Last Friday Art Walk- Railyard Galleries

The RAD (Railyard Art District), a cooperative of 10 art galleries, hosts its “Last Friday Art Walk” throughout the Railyard on January 25, 2019. Held the last Friday of every month, this exciting world-class contemporary art experience opens up the hip Railyard Arts District at night.


By now you should have some keys to unlock your perfect kick-off for the New Year in The City Different! If you’ve penciled in fun on your January calendar, then you need to plan a Santa Fe getaway! But before you do, make sure you order our official Santa Fe travel guideDeals and specials abound in The City Different so please check them out and start off your new year affordably with a Santa Fe adventure.

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