WHEN: September 1st, 2017
WHERE: Fort Marcy Park. Just a few blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza.
The burning of the 50 foot-tall effigy known as Zozobra, a.k.a Old Man Gloom, began in 1924 and has become an annual tradition for Santa Feans to burn away "doom and gloom" in time for fall. Get your lodging and Zozobra tickets here. Click "more" for Lodging Package link.
WHEN: September 8, 9, 10th, 2017.
WHERE: The Historic Plaza Area
Every September, Santa Fe holds a weekend of ceremony and celebration commemorating the peaceful reconquest of the capital by General Don Diego de Vargas in 1692. Watch as the historic event is re-enacted, and enjoy the arts and crafts booths, entertainment and food booths that line the historic Santa Fe plaza during the Fiesta weekend.
WHEN: Sept 16th, 17th & Oct 7th & 8th: 10am - 5pm. Santa Fe Artists Markets at Cathedral Park.
WHERE: Cathedral Park, alongside the St. Francis Basilica, one block east of the Plaza.
Santa Fe Artists Market is a regular occurrence from March thru December at The Railyard Park, but 3 times a year, they fill St. Francis Cathedral Park with their stands of beautiful juried works from over 100 New Mexico artisans.
WHEN: September 27th- October 1st, 2017
WHERE: Many locations including restaurants, the Convention Center, and the Santa Fe Opera.
Enjoy five-days of events featuring the world-class culinary artistry found in as many as 75 excellent Santa Fe restaurants, coupled with the sophistication and wines of up to 90 national wineries. Click "more" to link to event schedules and ticket purchase.
WHEN: Sept 30th & Oct 1st, 2017.
WHERE: El Rancho de las Golondrinas.
Voted one of the Top Harvest Festivals in the U.S. For over 43 years, locals and visitors have celebrated the bringing in of the harvest with the villagers at El Rancho de las Golondrinas - the "Ranch of the Swallows" just south of Santa Fe. Trip back in time to the lifestyle of the first settlers. This is fun for the whole family!
WHEN: 7th - 15th October, 2017.
WHERE: Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque
The world's premier balloon event. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and destination for kids of all ages. For more than four decades, the first week in October brings the smell of roasting chiles and the beautiful, magical moving picture show of hot air balloons sailing silently through the crisp fall air.
WHEN: October 18 - 22, 2017
WHERE: Various Theater Locations in Santa Fe.
Top international films, American independents and the most competitive New Mexico programs in the area, commence each October for this tent-pole film event. The season's program will delight the Santa Fe audience with a first-rate run of independent films and events.
WHERE: Historic Canyon Road
A long-standing Santa Fe tradition is to walk the historic Canyon Road on Christmas Eve. Farolitos, Christmas Carols, Cider, and goodies line the street. Starting at twilight and going until everyone has left. Join in this wonderful spectacle with your friends and family. Happy Holidays!
There are 19 Pueblos around Northern New Mexico and each observe sacred ceremonial Feast Days and Religious Events. The Native people generously allow respectful outsiders to attend some of these events throughout the year. Please be sure to observe all Pueblo Rules of Etiquette when visiting Native American villages. If you're not sure what the rules are, please inquire at the Tourism Offices for each Pueblo. Click "More" for Calendar of Events.
Join ARTsmart for a wonderful 3-day weekend of history, fine art, and cuisine with Edible Art Tours and unique lectures.
WHEN: June 2018. Dates and event details pending.
WHERE: Downtown Santa Fe & Canyon Road Galleries & various locations...
Proceeds from ticket sales go to ARTsmart New Mexico, a 501c3 nonprofit which ensures that schoolchildren have the opportunity to explore, experience, and engage in the visual arts.