Discover the top things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico! From its rich history and the wonderful activities, there is much to do in and around Santa Fe.

January 2021

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders  
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
All1 - 31Ski Santa Fe.    A 660 acre downhill ski and snowboard area located 16 miles from the city of Santa Fe, NM. 77 trails, 20% beginner, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced. With breath taking views, there is something for everyone at Ski Santa Fe.
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Sat9Performance Santa Fe presents:  Eighth Blackbird.  Four-time Grammy Award-winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird makes its Santa Fe debut with an eclectic program of career highlights spanning 25 years. St. Francis Auditorium.
Tue26Performance Santa Fe presents:  Alisa Weilerstein.  Perhaps the leading cellist of her generation and a commanding, nuanced interpreter of an impressive range of repertoire,  St. Francis Auditorium.

February 2021

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
All1 - 28Ski Santa Fe.    A 660 acre downhill ski and snowboard area located 16 miles from the city of Santa Fe, NM. 77 trails, 20% beginner, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced. With breath taking views, there is something for everyone at Ski Santa Fe.
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Tue9Performance Santa Fe presents:  Cécile McLorin Salvant.  Today's reigning jazz vocalist returns to Santa Fe after her smash debut in 2017.   Lensic Performing Arts Center
Wed24Performance Santa Fe presents Joyce DiDonato: Songplay.  This opera megastar mixes jazz and Latin rhythms into arrangements of Italian Baroque arias, jazz standards, and selections from the Great American Songbook.  Lensic Performing Arts Center 
TBDTBDSanta Fe Restaurant Week: Celebrating their 12th year, take an edible tour of Santa Fe during Restaurant Week. These 8 days only, our award-winning restaurants offer multi course gourmet meals for as little as $20 per person. As a Lodging Partner of Santa Fe Restaurant Week, we will have a Restaurant Week Special.  Many venues. 

 

March 2021

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
All1 - 31Ski Santa Fe    A 660 acre downhill ski and snowboard area located 16 miles from the city of Santa Fe, NM. 77 trails, 20% beginner, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced. With breath taking views, there is something for everyone at Ski Santa Fe.
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Fri - Sat5 - 6Performance Santa Fe Presents Martha Graham Dance Company. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Aaron Copland’s most famous ballet,  "Appalachian Spring," the Martha Graham dancers will be accompanied by members of The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra playing the original 13-piece chamber orchestration. Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Fri19An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra. German-born Liebert is one of the most successful instrumental artists of the past decades, entertaining audiences around the world.  Based in Santa Fe, his musical style is a mix of Spanish, Mexican and World elements–strong melodies tinged with a shade of melancholy, balanced with upbeat rhythms.  Lensic Performing Arts Center 
Fri26Performance Santa Fe Presents:  Meow Meow.   Internationally acclaimed siren and comedienne extraordinaire Meow Meow brings her glorious brand of subversive and sublime cabaret performance to Santa Fe for the very first time.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.

 

April 2021

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders  
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Fri - Sun2 - 4Santuario de Chimayo Pilgrimage: One of the most important pilgrimage sites in North America. Every year during Holy Week, as many as 30,000 pilgrims embark on a journey walking to the Santuario de Chimayo.
TBDTBDARTsmart's  Art of Home Tour.  Do you love art? Do you love to tour homes? ARTsmart’s Art of Home Tour is what you’ve been looking forǃ Tour up to 15 remarkable residences, artfully appointed. Each home is filled with art from Santa Fe galleries, covering the gamut of artful living in The City Different. The homes are for sale and so is the artǃ.  Various Locations.
Tue13Performance Santa Fe presents:  Los Romeros and Isabel Leonard.  Los Romeros--"The Royal Family of the Guitar"--and multiple Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard team up for a thrilling evening.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.  
Sat17Performance Santa Fe presents: Beatrice Rana. Pianist Beatrice Rana has skyrocketed to international fame, arousing admiration from conductors, concertgoers, and critics alike. St. Francis Auditorium.
Tue20Performance Santa Fe presents:  Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zuckerman.  The acclaimed Jerusalem Quartet makes its Santa Fe debut with two very special guests — Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.   
TBDTBDContemporary Clay Fair.  More than 30 artists sell their fine pottery and unique clay art. You'll see an impressive array of both functional and whimsical pottery as well as other clay pieces at this free event.  Santa Fe Women's Club.   

May 2020

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Fri8 CANCELLED  Performance Santa Fe Presents - Tessa Lark.  Violinist Tessa Lark, not yet 30, is soaring to stardom in multiple genres. Recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Naumburg International Violin Competition and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Lark is a budding superstar in the classical realm and a highly acclaimed fiddler in the bluegrass tradition of her native Kentucky.   NM Museum of Art.  
SatTBDSanta Fe Japanese Cultural Festival   Immerse yourself in Santa Fe's Japanese community at its annual festival. Enjoy a fun-filled day featuring stage performances and activities reminiscent of the festivals of Japan. Visit many specialty vendors and enjoy traditional festival street food.  Community Convention Center.
Fri & Sat8 & 9CANCELLED  Canyon Road Spring Art Festival  Experience the world of art on Canyon Road during a day filled with music, food and fine art. The day begins with the Artist Quick Draw and continues with silent auctions, artistic demonstrations and entertainment. Dozens of artists working in every imaginable media will provide an unprecedented view of their creative processes.  Canyon Road.
Sat & Sun16 & 17CANCELLED Santa Fe Symphony presents Beethoven's Ninth.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Sat & Sun16 & 17Eldorado Studio Tour. Visit more than 80 artist studios in this tour near Santa Fe. Browse an impressive array of work to see and buy, including painting, ceramic, drawing, glass, jewelry, oil, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood, and digital, fiber, wearable and recycled art.  Eldorado of Santa Fe.
Sun17CANCELED  Santa Fe Century Ride: A hundred miles of history pass under your wheels as you bicycle down the ancient Turquoise Trail through the old mining towns of Madrid and Golden, villages and mountain passes and 100 miles after you start, wheel back into Old Santa Fe.  Join us for our 35th annual ride!  
Sat & Sun23 & 24CANCELLED  Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival: More than 200 Native American artists sell their museum-quality work in this weekend festival celebrating 16 years this year. Santa Fe Convention Center.
Sat - Mon23 - 25CANCELLED  Northern NM Fine Arts & Crafts Guild:  Local artisans come to Cathedral Park over Memorial Day weekend to sell their handcrafted works in this juried fine arts and crafts show.  Cathedral Park.
Tue26CANCELLED  Performance Santa Fe Presents - Anat Cohen Tentet.   Grammy-nominated clarinetist Anat Cohen has teamed up with some of New York’s greatest players to create a wildly inventive and genre-bending jazz ensemble, the Anat Cohen Tentet. Consisting of accordion, piano, guitar, vibraphone, percussion, cello, bass, trombone, trumpet, and baritone saxophone and fronted by Cohen’s “terrific...beautifully crafted” (The New York Times) sound, this ensemble traverses musical continents every time it performs.   Lensic Performing Arts Center.  

June 2020

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders    
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Fri5CANCELLED  Performance Santa Fe Presents - Mark Morris Dance Group Pepperland.   Mark Morris — hailed as “the most successful and influential choreographer alive” (New York Times) — returns to Santa Fe with Pepperland, a unique tribute to the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, accompanied live by an unprecedented chamber ensemble of voice, soprano saxophone, two keyboards, theremin, and percussion.   Lensic Performing Arts Center.  
Sat & Sun6 & 7CANCELLED Spring & Fiber Fest:  Learn about the people, goods and livestock that came and went on the arteries of the Southwest. Also, experience traditional ranch activities like sheep shearing, wool dyeing, spinning and weaving. Plus a fiber arts marketplace, bread baking and crafts for children. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas - The Southwest's Premier Living History Museum.
Sat & SunTBAChallenge New Mexico Arts & Crafts Show  Annual arts and craft show to benefit Challenge New Mexico, a therapeutic horseback riding center.  Santa Fe Plaza 
Wed10, 17 ,24Cancelled  Music on the Hill:  St. John's College presents its annual free concert series on the college's athletic field.  Continues Wednesday evenings through July.  St. John's College.  
Sat & Sun20 & 21Herb & Lavender Fair:  Herb garden tours, lavender and herb product vendors, lectures on cultivating lavender and hands-on activities. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas - The Southwest's Premier Living History Museum.
Wed-Sat24 - 2771st Annual Rodeo de Santa Fe:  Buckin’ broncos, horse barrel races, a carnival and an array of food all contribute to this annual rodeo, which practically requires cowboy boots and a Stetson hat. This is a great family event, with a Mutton Busting Contest for the kiddies.  Rodeo Grounds. 
Daily16 - 30CANCELLED Santa Fe Bandstand: The 2020 season of Santa Fe Bandstand begins June 16 and closes on August 8.  More local, regional and national bands than ever. 100 total shows.
SunTBASanta Fe Greek Festival:  Our annual Greek Festival presents music, dancing and a silent auction, along with Greek food, pastries and beer & wine.  Railyard:  Tomasita's Parking Lot.   

July 2020

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Daily1 - 31CANCELLED Santa Fe Bandstand: The 2020 season of Santa Fe Bandstand begins June 16 and closes on August 8.  More local, regional and national bands than ever. 100 total shows.
Daily3 - 31CANCELLED Santa Fe Opera Festival Season: The 2020 64th Festival Season includes  The Barber of Seville, The Magic Flute, Tristan Und Isolde, Rusalka and world premier of M. Butterfly.  La Boheme, The Pearl Fishers, Cosi Fan Tutte, Jenufa, The Thirteenth Child and Renee Fleming Sings.  Runs July 3 - August 29th.  Come early and enjoy the tailgate party!  Santa Fe Opera
Sat4CANCELLED  Fourth of July on the Plaza: The day’s festivities include a cool car show, art and craft vendors and plenty of live entertainment. The event brings out the locals, who get to visit with family and friends and celebrate the holiday, which culminates with an evening fireworks show at the Santa Fe Place Mall.
Sat & Sun4 & 5CANCELEDSanta Fe Wine Festival: Sample delicious New Mexico wines, buy directly from the vintners and enjoy food, music and arts & crafts.  El Rancho De Las Golondrinas - The Southwest's Premier Living History Museum.
Daily7 - 27New Mexico Jazz Festival:  Both local talent and jazz legends, from saxophonists to vocalists, hit the stage in celebration of the genre. Various venues.
Wed8,15, 22CANCELLED   Music on the Hill:  St. John's College presents its annual free concert series on the college's athletic field.  Continues Wednesday evenings through July.  St. John's College.  
Fri - Sun10 - 12CANCELLED  Santa Fe International Folk Art Market: The largest of its kind in the world, this annual market showcases the work of more than 100 artisans from 40 countries.  Museum Hill
SatTBACANCELLED Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Audiences are in for a surprise this summer when ASFB premieres its first-ever evening-length ballet: long-time collaborator Nicolo Fonte’s Beautiful Decay. Lensic Performing Arts Center.  
Sat & SunTBALavender Festival: A weekend of celebrating agriculture in the region.  Purple Adobe Lavender Farm, Abiquiu.  
Sat - Sun18 & 19Northern NM Fine Arts & Crafts Guild:  Local artisans come to Cathedral Park over Memorial Day weekend to sell their handcrafted works in this juried fine arts and crafts show.  Cathedral Park.
Sat & Sun18 & 19CANCELLED  The 13th Annual ¡Viva México! Fiesta Celebrate the music, culture, food and art of Mexico. Re-discover our neighbor to the south as you listen to mariachis, shop in the Mercado and eat delicious food prepared by local Mexican chefs. Shared histories and cross-cultural influences are undeniable at Viva Mexico.. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas - The Southwest's Premier Living History Museum.
Daily19 - 31CANCELLED   Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival: The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world's preeminent music festivals.  Their 48th season is guided by a visionary spirit and dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation.  Various locations. 
Var19 -31 CANCELLED  Santa Fe Desert Chorale Summer Festival: Now in its 38th year, the Desert Chorale summer festival season is a centerpiece of the cultural life of Santa Fe, and among the nation’s most significant choral events.  Various
FriTBABest of Santa Fe Block Party: The Santa Fe Reporter presents the best of Santa Fe  with winning food, drink, and other local vendors.  The Railyard.
Sat & Sun25 & 26CANCELLED  Contemporary Hispanic Market Arts & Crafts: Contemporary arts & crafts made by Hispanic artists living in New Mexico.
Sat & Sun25 & 26CANCELLED  Traditional Spanish Market: A popular event for residents and visitors alike, The 68th Annual Spanish Market features handmade traditional art from hundreds of local Hispanic artists, as well as on-going live music and dance, art demonstrations, and regional foods throughout each day.

August 2020

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Var1 -24 CANCELLED Santa Fe Desert Chorale Summer Festival: Now in its 38th year, the Desert Chorale summer festival season is a centerpiece of the cultural life of Santa Fe, and among the nation’s most significant choral events.  Various
Daily1 - 8CANCELLED Santa Fe Bandstand: The 2020 season of Santa Fe Bandstand begins June 16 and closes on August 8.  More local, regional and national bands than ever. 100 total shows.
Daily1 - 29CANCELLED Santa Fe Opera Festival Season: The 2020 64th Festival Season includes  The Barber of Seville, The Magic Flute, Tristan Und Isolde, Rusalka and world premier of M. Butterfly.  La Boheme, The Pearl Fishers, Cosi Fan Tutte, Jenufa, The Thirteenth Child and Renee Fleming Sings.  Runs July 3 - August 29th.  Come early and enjoy the tailgate party!  Santa Fe Opera
Daily1-24CANCELLED   Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival: The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world's preeminent music festivals.  Their 48th season is guided by a visionary spirit and dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation.  Various locations.
Sat - Sun1 & 2Northern NM Fine Arts & Crafts Guild:  Local artisans come to Cathedral Park over Memorial Day weekend to sell their handcrafted works in this juried fine arts and crafts show.  Cathedral Park.
Sat & Sun1 & 2La Panza Llena: 4th Annual New Mexico Beer & Food Fest.  Explore the food & beer history of New Mexico at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. Step back in time, as you taste your way through the history of the Land of Enchantment. Experience historic methods of food preparation, learn from food historians, attend workshops, sample delicious locally made creations and find something special from our vendors and artisans. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas.
SunTBABon Odori Japanese Folk Fest: Japanese folk dancing and music festivle.  The Railyard Park.
Fri & Sat14 & 15CANCELLED  Indigenous Fine Art Market: A celebration of Native Arts & Cultures That Inspire it.  Art, Music, Food & Fun.  The Railyard.
Sat-Sun15 & 16CANCELLED  Santa Fe Indian Market: This spectacular festival is celebrating its 98th year. Santa Fe Indian Market attracts international visitors from all walks of life. For many visitors, this is a rare opportunity to meet the artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures.
Sun16 & 23CANCELLED  Opera Apprentice Showcase:  Santa Fe Opera Apprentice singers present fully staged opera scenes at the Santa Fe Opera.  Showcasing opera stars of tomorrow.  Not to be missed!.
Sat31CANCELLED Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: Audiences are in for a surprise this summer when ASFB premieres its first-ever evening-length ballet: long-time collaborator Nicolo Fonte’s Beautiful Decay. Lensic Performing Arts Center.  

September 2020

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Fri4Burning Of Zozobra: The 96th annual torching of 50-foot-tall Old Man Gloom, a puppet stuffed with thousands of scraps of paper bearing the citizenry's sad thoughts, is a highlight of Fiesta time.  Fort Marcy Park
Sat * Sun5 & 6Fiesta de los Niños: Enjoy talented dance groups, magic shows & circus acts, learn about the animals of Las Golondrinas & a few of their friends; make & take crafts like masks, medallions & walking sticks, try your hand at weaving, make your own tortilla, play historic games & much more!. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas.
Fri-Sun4 - 13Fiestas De Santa Fe: Over 300 years old, Santa Fe's biggest celebration is a ten-day series of bailles, processions, parades, and musical performances, various venues. 
Sat - Mon5 -7Santa Fe Fiestas Fine Art & Crafts Market: A juried show of arts-crafts.  Santa Fe Plaza.
Sat5Santa Fe Fiestas Mariachi Extravaganza de Santa Fe: Participants enjoy a concert featuring performances from well-known mariachi groups, dancers and alumni of The Santa Fe Fiesta Council’s Youth Mariachi Workshop.  Santa Fe Opera.
Wed9Santa Fe Fiestas Concierto de Mariachie: Participants enjoy a concert featuring performances from well-known mariachi groups, dancers and alumni of The Santa Fe Fiesta Council’s Youth Mariachi Workshop.  Santa Fe Opera.
Fri - Sun11 -13Santa Fe Fiestas Fine Art & Crafts Market: A juried show of arts-crafts.  Santa Fe Plaza.
Sat12Desfile de Los Niños (Pet Parade):  The Pet Parade has been an annual tradition since the early 1920’s. This event is free to children and citizens. About 2,000 children in costumes participate in the parade, with thousands of supporters and tourists looking on Santa Fe Plaza  
Sun13Desfile de la Gente – Historical Parade:  The Desfile de la Fiesta is a popular event that features local marching bands, mariachi, sports teams, queens, floats, and politicians of every color… all of whom make their way to the Plaza. Also called the Historical / Hysterical Parade, anything and everything goes at this lively event.  
Daily13 - 19Santa Fe Pride:  Come and celebrate with Santa Fe’s LGBT community in its annual celebration of LGBT pride. The Advocate magazine named Santa Fe the second gayest city in the country, and the annual Pride celebration reveals the strong ties of this community.  Various.
Sat-Sun19 & 2013th Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Fair: Clan tynker and medieval combat, jugglers, live entertainment and dancers...also vendos, kids' games and delicious food, drinks, beer & mead. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas. 
Sat-SunTBAPojoaque Studio Tour: The Pojoaque River Art Tour a uniquely Northern New Mexico tri-cultural art experience, includes 12 stops and twenty-four artists and artisans..
Sun13Santa Fe Symphony Principal Conductor Guillermo Figueroa and the symphony kick off the season with 37th Season with a powerful program featuring brilliant works by Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Christopher Theofanidis, and Rimsky-Korsakov.  Featuring violinist Alexi Kenney.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Sat - Sun19 & 20Northern NM Fine Arts & Crafts Guild:  Local artisans come to Cathedral Park over Memorial Day weekend to sell their handcrafted works in this juried fine arts and crafts show.  Cathedral Park.
Tue29Performance Santa Fe: Ray Chen.  World-renowned violinist Ray Chen redefines what it means to be a classical musician in the 21st century.  Program includes:  Edvard Grieg: Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13; Camille Saint-Saëns: Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75; J.S. Bach: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin, BWV 1004; Claude Debussy Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque, L. 75;  and Maurice Ravel: Tzigane, M. 76.  Lensic Performing Arts Center. 
Sat & SunTBAHeroic Beethoven - The Romantic Imagination:  Santa Fe ProMusica presents Thomas O'Connor and the Santa Fe ProMusica Orchestra along with Colin Jacobsen, violin performing Julia Adolphe Shiver and Bloom; Korngold Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 and Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”.  Lensic Performing Arts Center
Sat-SunTBAHigh Road Studio Tour: Enjoy the crisp air, the colors of fall and the beauty of artworks at over 70 High Road Artisan galleries and studios along the High Road to Taos.
Sun - SunTBASanta Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta: The Wine Event with all the Great Santa Fe Restaurants beckons you to spend a glorious Fall afternoon at The Santa Fe Opera, featuring tastes from 80 of Santa Fe's finest restaurants and sips from 100 world-class wineries. The most fun you can have with a wine glass. 
Sat - Sun26 & 27Northern NM Fine Arts & Crafts Guild:  Local artisans come to Cathedral Park over Memorial Day weekend to sell their handcrafted works in this juried fine arts and crafts show.  Cathedral Park.
Sat-SunTBAHigh Road Studio Tour: Enjoy the crisp air, the colors of fall and the beauty of artworks at over 70 High Road Artisan galleries and studios along the High Road to Taos.
Sat & SunTBAPecos Studio Tour:  Drive just 20 minutes from Santa Fe to the peaceful, picturesque village of Pecos, where you can visit with about 20 artists in their open studios. You'll see paintings, ceramics, tinwork, jewelry, wearable art and more.

October 2020

Please check with each event sponsor as events are subject to change due to New Mexico Health Orders  
DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Sat - SunTBASanta Fe Studio Tour:  The Santa Fe Studio Tour 2020 is a free, self-guided tour open to the public that winds throughout Santa Fe featuring 37 studios and the work of 76 Santa Fe artists. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft and share techniques and philosophies with visitors.
Sat - Sun3 - 11Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta:  Each fall, pilots, crews and spectators from all over the world come to the Albuquerque balloon festival, known as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®, the world's largest hot air ballooning event.
Sat & Sun3 & 4Harvest Festival:  Each year, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, the living history museum devoted to Spanish Colonial life, hosts the Harvest Festival, which provides visitors with the opportunity to help bring in the harvest.  Taste syrup from a burro driven sorghum mill, help make cider by cranking a traditional apple press, and pick a pumpkin from a scarecrow-guarded patch. Children can stomp grapes by foot, make harvest wreaths or roll their own delicious tortilla by hand. There’s a lot to do at this long-running and acclaimed event!  El Rancho De Las Golondrinas. 
Sat & SunTBAEl Rito Studio Tour:  The El Rito Studio Tour is held annually supports local artists, studios, galleries, library and many community efforts.
Sat-SunTBASanta Fe Studio Tour:  The Santa Fe Studio Tour 2018 is a free, self-guided tour open to the public that winds throughout Santa Fe featuring 37 open studios and the work of 76 Santa Fe artists. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft and share techniques and philosophies with visitors.
Tue13Performance Santa Fe: More Forever with Caleb Teicher & Conrad Tao.  Caleb Teicher, one of the brightest lights in the dance world, joins forces with innovative pianist and composer Conrad Tao in More Forever, a full-length collaborative project that took Jacob's Pillow audiences by storm this past summer Lensic Performing Arts Center. 
Sat - MonTBASanta Fe Indigenous Peoples Day Weekend Celebration: Three-day celebration of the citizens and cultures of the 23 Tribes, Nations and Pueblos in New Mexico. Traditional dances, music and performances from members of these groups will be held on the bandstand in the Santa Fe Plaza.
Sat - MonTBAAbiquiu Studio Tour: More than 70 artists welcome visitors to their studios in this annual tour. You'll see paintings, weavings, furniture, traditional Spanish Colonial art and much more as you explore the gorgeous place where Georgia O'Keeffe once lived and worked. 
Sat & SunTBAGalisteo Studio Tour:  Visit this once a year event where over 30 local artists open their private studios to the public. A free event, much of it walkable through our historic adobe village. All disciplines and media. Galisteo.
Sun18Santa Fe Symphony - Beethoven's Emperor: Celebrating the 250th anniversary of master symphonist Ludwig van Beethoven featuring piano virtuoso Drew Petersen.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Wed - Sun14 - 1812th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival: The festival brings cutting-edge programming, the latest independent films and directors, Native cinema, New Mexico films, student films, and masters discussions with top directors, writers, and artists, all in the setting of downtown Santa Fe. Various Venues
Thur - SunTBA Review Santa Fe International Photography Festival:  Review Santa Fe offers photographers, photo enthusiasts, collectors, and the public a spectacular showcase of outstanding photographic talent from around the globe and an array of exhibitions and talks. A Friday evening portfolio viewing of the work of 100 photographers offers a rare opportunity to browse portfolios and speak with the artists. More than 40 leading reviewers will attend, including photo professionals from The New Yorker, MSNBC, and The Museum of Contemporary Photography.  Various Venues.  
SatTBASpirits of New Mexico’s Past:  A Halloween Event. Meet the ghosts of history who lived and died in the land of enchantment!  Step back in time and encounter a diverse assortment of characters from New Mexico’s illustrious and often little known past. Listen to their amazing stories and experience intriguing bygone events. Lit by lantern light and campfires, our wondrous historic site takes on a family-friendly but spooky Halloween atmosphere. El Rancho De Las Golondrinas.   

November 2020

DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
Sat & SunTBADixon Studio Tour:  Visit the village of Dixon, wander among the orchards, and visit the open studios and local businesses featuring a full spectrum of contemporary and traditional fine art and crafts.
Fri6Performance Santa Fe: VOCES8.  Touring internationally to many of the world’s greatest concert halls, British vocal ensemble VOCES8 performs an extensive repertoire through both a cappella concerts and collaborations with leading orchestras, conductors and soloists.   Cathedral Basilica.
Fri - Sun13 - 15Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival:  The Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival is the country's largest and oldest recycled art market. From trash to treasures, this show is all about upcycling to make one-of-a-kind items. In addition to the art market, this event includes a Trash Fashion & Costume Contest.  Convention Center
Wed18Performance Santa Fe: Marc-André Hamelin.  Legendary Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin is celebrated worldwide for his unrivaled blend of consummate musicianship and brilliant technique performs W.A. Mozart: Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 282; C.P.E. Bach: Rondo No. 2 in C minor, H. 283; L. van Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3; Gabriel Fauré: Three Nocturnes, Op. 33; Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit, M. 55.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Sat & Sun21 & 22Santa Fe Symphony - Handel’s Messiah.  First performed in 1742, this musical masterpiece by George Frideric Handel has become one of the world’s most beloved musical works and a musicale rite of the holiday season. After many years of sold-out Messiah performances, the symphony continues to offer this baroque-era oratorio. Lensic Performing Arts Center
Thu26Ski Santa Fe Opens:  A 660 acre downhill ski and snowboard area located 16 miles from the city of Santa Fe, NM. 77 trails, 20% beginner, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced. With breath taking views, there is something for everyone at Ski Santa Fe.
Fri - Sun27 - 29Wise Fool New Mexico's Circus Luminous.  Santa Fe’s Thanksgiving weekend tradition, Circus Luminous returns with a corps of acrobats, aerialists, dancers, and musicians. A socially conscious circus extravaganza filled with daring feats of balance and athleticism, poignant humor, and visual delights! Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Fri TBAChristmas Tree Lighting on the Plaza:  Enjoy hot chocolate and caroling as the historic downtown plaza is lit up in Christmas splendor with lights and holiday decor.

December 2020

DAY(S)DATE(S)EVENT
All1 - 31Ski Santa Fe  A 660 acre downhill ski and snowboard area located 16 miles from the city of Santa Fe, NM. 77 trails, 20% beginner, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced. With breath taking views, there is something for everyone at Ski Santa Fe.
SatAllSanta Fe Farmer's Market.    Voted one of the “Top Ten Farmers’ Markets” by Sunset Magazine, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country. Serving more than 150 farmers and producers in Northern New Mexico.  Railyard
AllTBAGLOW:  Artful illumination of nature at Santa Fe Botanical Gardens.  One of the most unique lighting shows in Santa Fe! GLOW features thousands of lights all aglow throughout the Botanical Garden, including their newest garden section, Ojos y Manos.
FriTBAChristmas at the Palace:  Santa Fe’s beloved Christmas at the Palace brings the community and visitors together for an evening of hot cider, cookies, live music, piñatas, craft-making activities and the visit of Mr. and Mrs. Claus -- all in the legendary magic of the Palace of the Governors. A free, family event.
Tue8Performance Santa Fe Presents Rhythmic Circus - Holiday Shuffle: There’s tap dancing and then there’s Rhythmic Circus—an internationally-renowned, 12-member live music and tap dance ensemble. Experiencing one of their adrenaline-soaked performances feels like witnessing the rebirth of an art form.  Lensic Performing Arts Center
Sat & SunTBAYoung Native Artists Winter Show:  Begin collecting art, jewelry, pottery and more from the next generation of Native American artists and craftspeople at the annual Young Native Artists Winter Show. Children and grandchildren of artists associated with the Palace of the Governors’ Portal Program will demonstrate and sell their own arts and crafts in the Meem Community Room. Free.
Fri11Performance Santa Fe Presents Spanish Harlem Orchestra - Salsa Navidad: This 13-piece ensemble of world-class musicians and vocalists come together to create an unparalleled holiday spectacular with salsa-fied Christmas standards and patented rhythmic panache..  Lensic Performing Arts Center
TBATBANew Mexico Gay Men's Chorus:  Peace on Earth Holiday Concert.  Don't miss this cheerful sound of the holidays.  Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Fri & SatTBASanta Fe Women's Ensemble Presents:  Songs of Hope and Light.  Celebrating their 38th season, the Santa Fe Women's Ensemble presents pieces from many centuries and styles focusing on bringing forth what is positive, uplifting, and light-filled in today's world.  Loretto Chapel
Sun13Santa Fe Symphony - Christmas Treasures.  Don’t miss this annual Christmas Pops concert at The Lensic, led by Principal Conductor Guillermo Figueroa, and featuring a special side-by-side performance with The Santa Fe Youth Symphony!  Featuring Christmas standards as selections from the Nutcracker Suite, White Christmas, Sleigh Ride, and more!  Lensic Performing Arts Center
SunTBALas Posadas:  The annual candle-lit procession of Las Posadas travels around the Santa Fe Plaza and concludes in the Palace Courtyard. This version of an old Hispanic tradition recreates Mary and Joseph’s search for a place to give birth to the Baby Jesus—and throws in a few devils for good measure. Stay for carols, cookies and hot cider in the Palace Courtyard. Free.  Santa Fe Plaza. Free.
Fri - SunTBASWAIA Winter Indian Market:  Over 200 artists will show at the La Fonda. Music, performing arts, and Native Dance groups will be featured, as well as a Festival of Trees that will be available for purchase through silent auction through the weekend.  La Fonda Hotel
Fri & SatTBAAspen Santa Fe Ballet:  The Nutcracker  Embrace the holiday spirit and revel in the magic of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s The Nutcracker! This iconic production—both uplifting and filled with humor—has become a seasonal Santa Fe tradition. With its whimsical twist on the classic story and a cast of over 60 performers, don’t miss this perfect opportunity to create lifelong memories for you and your loved ones..  Lensic Performing Arts Center
Sat - Thu19 - 24Santa Fe ProMusica Presents:  A Baroque Christmas.  A favorite Santa Fe holiday tradition in the festively decorated Loretto Chapel. Guest soloists are Clara Rottsolk and Marguerite Krull.  Also featuring Inn Owner David Solem.  Come and celebrate the joys of the season!  Loretto Chapel
SunTBANew Mexico Museum of Art Open House:  The Holiday Open House is a round-robin of puppet plays, art making projects, photos with Santa Claus, and other activities.  Fine Arts Museum 
Thu24Christmas Eve Farolito Walk: One of Santa Fe's most beloved holiday traditions, the Farolito Walk, lights up the hearts & souls of visitors to Canyon Road each holiday season. 
Thu24Santa Fe Symphony - A Night at the Opera.  Celebrate Christmas Eve with arias, duets, trios and quartets featuring apprentices from the Santa Fe Opera.   Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Tue & Wed29 - 30Santa Fe Pro Musica Presents - Vivaldi's The Four Seasons:  The Pro Musica Orchestra featuring Colin Jacobsen, Violen.  Telemann Burlesque de Quixotte; Bach Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043; Vivaldi The Four Seasons.  St. Francis Auditorium.
Thu31City Different's New Year's Eve on the Plaza:  Ring in the New Year on the Santa Fe Plazaǃ The festivities begin at 9:00 p.m. with local bands performing on the Santa Fe Bandstand. Enjoy hot chocolate and biscochitos next to the cozy piñon bonfires. When the countdown ends, a Zia symbol crafted by a traditional Spanish colonial artisan will be raised as the sky overhead lights up with a festive fireworks display.  Plaza