Is this the year you try something different for Spring Break? Santa Fe beckons your family to spend a fun, easy and affordable vacation in The City Different. But wait, we have more to tell you! KIDS ARE FREE! Beginning March 1, 2018, your family will have a chance to take advantage of our Kids FreeFest Spring Break deals and specials in Santa Fe. From outdoor activities, arts, culture, accommodations, wellness, restaurants to other kid-friendly attractions; we have your family covered to maximize your budget and enhance your Spring Break fun.
Throughout the centuries, innovative musical souls have sought out Santa Fe for inspiration. The city’s deep blue skies, 300-plus annual days of sunshine, combination of mountain light and fresh clean air have inspired many performing artists. Santa Fe Music has always been at the heart of The City Different culture. Music is an integral part of our history. For example, well known composer Igor Stravinksy participated regularly in the 1957 to 1962 world famous Santa Fe Opera season.
There is so much to hear during the month of March. You’ll see why music reigns supreme in The City Different. Here are a few “musical selections” so to speak…
For one week, each February, Santa Fe’s culinary scene shows off in a flavorful and affordable way. Santa Fe Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to indulge and taste the flavors of all your favorite meals around town. You’ll also find new favorites as you explore the choices. This delectable week begins February 18, 2018 and feasting continues through February 25, 2018.
New Mexico’s foundational Pueblo culture is ever-present in Santa Fe and is reflected in the art, design and architecture throughout the city. However, an in-person visit to one of the Indian Pueblos in the region can also be a deeply enriching experience, especially on the occasion of an annual Pueblo Feast Day, where the culture is celebrated and the public is welcome to attend.
Winter in Santa Fe offers the perfect time to tantalize your taste buds in one of the world’s culinary capitals. After a day of outdoor adventure, spa-going, shopping and more, relax over celebrated cuisine in revered restaurants. You’ll savor unique northern New Mexican fare as well as creative contemporary cuisine and ethnic foods from far-flung places. Here are four must stop food spot recommendations to whet your appetite.
It might seem early, but now is the time to plan your family’s spring break getaway! Break away from the norm of crowded beaches and overpriced amusement parks this year. With the 2018 Kids Free Fest we have made it easy, affordable and tons of fun for your family to spend spring break in Santa Fe.
Many of our locals will tell you that The City Different is a beautiful and magical place to visit during the winter. We are blessed with a wide range of winter scenery; from the snow covered pines a short drive up in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the cozy charm of crackling fireplaces found in the lobbies of many Santa Fe hotels. With Christmas and New Year’s Eve over, our city invites you to partake in all its peaceful winter goodness and fall in love with these five winter happenings during the month of February.
Top 10 Santa Fe Instagram Photos of 2017
2017 was a fantastic year of photography in Santa Fe. To celebrate all the colorful images and memories from the past year, we’ve selected the top ten favorite user submitted Instagram photos from @cityofsantafe that were tagged #SantaFeNM. Photos were selected by the number of likes each photo received.
6 Santa Fe Happy Hours to Discover
Who doesn’t love a Happy Hour? A dedicated time to score incredible values on food and drinks and the opportunity to sit among a boisterous mix of visitors and locals is always a treat. We went out recently to some of Santa Fe’s best happy hours at a few of the city’s well-known locales. Some were new and some, truth be told, are our long time local favorite haunts. Some of the Santa Fe happy hour bonuses come with bargain prices and smaller crowds but some of best reasons are live music with no cover charge, networking opportunities and social bonding with new and old friends.
This time of year, with the holidays in high gear, there’s no better place to be than in Santa Fe. Renowned as a snow lover’s paradise, the mountains offer sunlit slopes and perfect powdery conditions. The region has also drawn people for centuries who seek well-being and inspiration, whether they visit ancient sacred sites, majestic mountains or natural hot springs with healing properties. Spend a day skiing some of the most prized slopes in the Southwest, then relax in one of Santa Fe’s world-class spas, and you’re guaranteed to leave feeling refreshed, recharged and ready to ring in the New Year.