This spring, get outdoors during your Santa Fe vacation and stroll around the Santa Fe Artisan Market. This lovely marketplace was founded in 2009 as a representation of a variety of New Mexico’s artists and craftspeople. The Railyard Santa Fe Artisan Market is a favorite stop for locals and visitors alike. Browse through jewelry, photography, paintings, pottery, fiber arts, hand-blown glass, and much more. The Santa Fe Artisan Market is the perfect place to find a one-of-a-kind souvenir or gift to bring back home with you. It is also a great space to leisurely browse while enjoying the surrounding scenery.
For more information on local farmer’s markets, art spaces, and other great attractions, you can download our free Vacation Guide! It features some of the best places to visit in the springtime near El Farolito, including the Santa Fe Artisan Market.
Local Artists & Art at the Santa Fe Artisan Market
Looking for a truly unique treasure to remember your Santa Fe vacation? The perfect place to look is at the Santa Fe Artisan Market, open every Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Discover some beautiful beaded necklaces, bizarre whistles and ocarinas, beautiful woodcut prints, colorful paintings, and more! Wheel-thrown stoneware from Miya Pottery will make a vibrant vase, whereas hand-painted gourds from D.C. Arquero pose as tabletop conversation pieces. Herbal bath products make great gifts to bring back to loved ones, from all-natural macadamia nut oils to nourishing lip balms from Living Bliss. Or, indulge in a handmade scarf or purse with a one-of-a-kind design.
Discover a Blend of Cultures Reflected in Art
When you browse the Santa Fe Artisan Market, you will be entering into the wonderful diverse art scene of Santa Fe. Influences arrive via a rich blend of cultures, from Native American to Southwestern to Colonial Spanish. That is the beautiful thing about Santa Fe art! It represents so many beautiful cultures amongst our vibrant past and gleaming future.
The Farmers’ Market
Located at the Farmers’ Market Pavilion, the Railyard Artisan Market features some of the ingredients you will discover on Saturdays during the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. You can enjoy fresh pastries, hot tamales and burritos, refreshing beverages, and more. There is also live music on Sundays for your enjoyment as you peruse the Artisan Market. If you come a day early, you will discover a Farmers’ Market in the place of the Santa Fe Artisan Market. This weekly endeavor is another of our favorite Santa Fe marketplaces, featuring fresh finds from local farmers from 8am to 1pm.
Spend Your Spring Getaway in Santa Fe
Spring is the perfect time to visit Santa Fe, with temperatures ranging from the 30s at night to the 70s during the daytime. Cool breezes and warm sunshine mingle spectacularly to provide the perfect mild spring for wandering blissfully outside. Browse the Santa Fe Artisan Market, go on a scenic drive to Albuquerque with the windows rolled down, or participate in a historic walking tour. There is so much to see in Santa Fe, and when spring is in full swing, you will love spending time exploring outdoors! After your adventures, settle in at El Farolito for a peaceful bed and breakfast retreat. We offer a great outdoor patio for reading, soaking up some sun, or sipping your coffee in the morning!