Have you ever looked at the events calendar for activities happening in and around Santa Fe? It’s a little bit mind-boggling for some, especially those new to the charms of Santa Fe. Everywhere you look, it’s easy to find a spectacular new art exhibit or gallery to explore, a fun culinary event or class to spice up your kitchen, or numerous other activities to enhance your trip. Wading through the endless tips and ideas don’t need to be hard if you follow our guide to the must-see Santa Fe events happening throughout the year. Pick your favorites, and start planning early by booking your room at our luxury Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast.
Santa Fe Events You Should Not Miss
When you see everything Santa Fe has to offer, you’ll understand why many visitors to Santa Fe plan their vacations well in advance. During the spring months, shoppers will find great rewards in the Santa Fe Artists Market in the Railyard, and foodies will savor every bite during the scrumptious Santa Fe Restaurant Week. Celebrate the unique blend of cultures of Santa Fe during the Baroque Holy Week, or get outside and take part in the Outside Bike and Brew or the Santa Fe Century Ride. May boasts many exciting and artistic Santa Fe events like the Passport to the Arts event, the Eldorado Studio Tour, or the New Mexico Fiber Arts Festival and the Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival. There’s even a Civil War event called Battlefields & Homefronts New Mexico: The Civil War and More.
If those exciting Santa Fe events aren’t enough to get you here, these summer events will be. Kick off the fun in Santa Fe with Santa Fe Pride, followed by the thrilling Rodeo de Santa Fe. Artists will get their fill during the Sante Fe Studio Tour in June, the ART SantaFe event in July, and the Pojoaque River Art Tour or the High Road to Taos Art Tour, or the Pecos Studio Tour in September, while music lovers will savor the sounds of Santa Fe Bandstand, the New Mexico Jazz Festival, and the unrivaled Santa Fe Opera. Experience the beauty of Santa Fe’s cultural heritage at, capped off by the Fiestas de Santa Fe in September. Shoppers will not want to miss the International Folk Art Market or the Santa Fe Indian Market. If cultural experiences are what you’re after, then don’t miss the ¡Viva Mexico! Celebration in July, or the grand end to summer at the Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, Fiesta de Santa Fe, and the Burning of Zozobra.
When Fall and Winter roll around, make sure you find time to watch majestic Hot Air Balloons soar through the sky during neighboring Albuquerque’s International Balloon Festival, then come back to Santa Fe for the historic Canyon Road Paint Out, a variety of Studio Tour’s, including the Abiquiú Studio Tour, and browse the Santa Fe Winter Indian Market. Time your trip right, and you can enjoy some of Santa Fe’s finest skiing at Ski Santa Fe, followed by Santa Fe’s beautiful Canyon Road Farolito Walk on Christmas Eve. If you miss any of these great Santa Fe events this year, just wait until 2016 rolls around, and see what this great city has to offer you. Santa Fe is an exciting place to be, at any time of year. Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast, and start planning for these special Santa Fe events today.