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Harvest Festival
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Santa Fe Artists Market at Cathedral Park

WHEN: 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. 


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Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration

WHEN: October 7th & 8th, culminating with a full day of events October 9th, 2017.

WHERE: Santa Fe's Plaza.

Join several Native American Tribes as they bring their culture and community to the Santa Fe Plaza for dances and events marking the Annual Indigenous Peoples' Day. 

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International Balloon Fiesta - Albuquerque

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.

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Christmas at the Palace & Las Posadas

WHEN: Christmas at the Palace: December 8, 2017. 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm: 2017 dates pending

WHEN: Las Posadas, on the Plaza, December 10, 2017. 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm: 2017 dates pending

WHERE: New Mexico History Museum & Palace of the Governors, and Santa Fe Plaza.

Two FREE traditional Christmas events for the whole family, presented by the New Mexico History Museum & Palace of the Governors.

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Christmas Eve Canyon Road Walk

WHEN:Christmas Eve.

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!  


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New Year's Eve Celebration on the Plaza!

WHEN: December 31st, 2017. 9:30pm - 12:15am.

WHERE: The Historic Santa Fe Plaza.

Round up your family and friends to ring in the New Year with our 2nd Annual Santa Fe New Year's Eve celebration. 

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Pueblo Feast Days & Events Calendar

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.

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Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

WHEN: April 26-28, 2018.

WHERE: Albuquerque - Tingley Coliseum Fair Grounds. Since 1983, during the last weekend in April, The Gathering of Nations has been North America's biggest Pow Wow! A spectacular event for everyone.

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ARTsmart-Edible Art Tours

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.

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Rodeo de Santa Fe

WHEN: June 20th - 23rd, 2018.

WHERE: Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds

Saddle up for all the heart-pounding, mud-slinging, action-packed performances of a top PRCA rodeo with a hometown feel.

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July 4th - Pancakes on the Plaza

When locals think Fourth of July in Santa Fe, Pancakes On The Plaza comes to mind first. From the deliciousness of the pancakes to the cool cars on display ... from the toe-tapping music to the unique art show, Pancakes On The Plaza has something for everyone. 

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International Folk Art Market - Santa Fe

WHEN: July 13th, 14th, 15th 2018

WHERE: Milner Plaza at Museum Hill 1.7 mi from the Historic Downtown Plaza.

Intended as a one-time event in 2004, the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe is now the largest of its kind in the world!

Purchase tickets online starting May 1, 2018. Click for link.

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Traditional Spanish Market - Summer

WHEN: July 28th & 29th, 2018: 8am - 5pm. 

WHERE: Santa Fe Plaza area.

Admission: Free.

The oldest and largest juried Spanish Market in the United States.  The celebration includes festivals, music and cultural events centered around Santa Fe's historic Plaza. 

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Indian Market

WHEN: August 18th - 19th, 2018. 

WHERE: Historic Plaza area. With some events at other locations during that same week.

Admission: Plaza area market is free to public.

Since 1922, Santa Fe's Indian Market has been a spectacular event attracting hundreds of locals and visitors.



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The Santa Fe Opera

WHEN: June 29, 2018 - August 25, 2018.

WHERE: Santa Fe Opera House.

The Santa Fe Opera has grown to become recognized as one of the world's leading cultural festivals.

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Zozobra - Burn Him!

WHEN: August 3st, 2018

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.

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Fiesta de Santa Fe

WHEN: September 7, 8, 9th, 2018.

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.