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  • Jan 8, 2018 - Mar 26, 2018

    Military Monday

    U.S. Military Personnel - active and retired - receive 50% off lift tickets on Mondays! (Not available on holidays.)

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Mar 9, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018

    Spring Break Celebration

    Two weeks of Spring Break festivities - live music, rail jams, themed days, cool contests, and great spring skiing and boarding.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Mar 10, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018

    Spring Break Beach Weeks

    SPRING BREAK! Tank tops and hula skirts zip down the slopes - grab your coconut oil and get ready for the snow!

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Mar 25, 2018

    Pond Skimming Contest

    Enjoy closing day of this year's ski season with wacky shenanigans of skiers and boarders skimming across a frozen pond in costume!

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Mar 29, 2018

    Tween Twilight Egg Hunt

    Join us for a special twilight egg hunt for tweens (ages 10-14)! Prizes (iTunes, movie passes, candy) will be hidden in the eggs. Bring your own flashlight. 8-9:30pm

    Location: Farmington Recreation Center

    Mar 30, 2018 - Apr 1, 2018

    Easter Pilgrimage to Chimayo

    Thousands trek to the little church of many miracles in Chimayo, for Easter services. A unique Northern New Mexico experience.

    Location: Santuario de Chimayo

    Mar 30, 2018

    Easter Eggstravaganza

    Join us at Farmington's annual Easter Egg hunt, including music, food, and games from 9am to noon. Bring your camera and get photos of you with the Easter Bunny.

    Location: Sycamore Park, Farmington

    Apr 1, 2018

    Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

    Part scavenger hunt, part ski adventure! Search our mountain to find letters to spell BUNNY and receive a special gift from our Easter basket! 9:30-4pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Apr 1, 2018

    Closing Day at Taos Ski Valley

    The last day of the 2017/2018 winter ski and snowboard season at Taos Ski Valley.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Apr 6, 2018 - Apr 7, 2018

    2018 Benefit Navajo Rug Auction

    Nearly 200 authentic Navajo rugs of all shapes, styles and prices will be available at auction. Viewing Noon-3:30pm; auction 4-6pm. Free admission.

    Location: Farmington Museum

    Apr 13, 2018

    Spring Art Walk

    Meet and chat with local artists, see their work, and even purchase works you like. While you're downtown, visit the new shops that have opened and enjoy dinner at one of our amazing restaurants. 5-9pm.

    Location: Historic Downtown Farmington

    Apr 14, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Play It Forward

    Experience the astounding abilities of 17-year-old violinist Phoenix Avalon in works by Johannes Brahms, Astor Piazzolla, and the young Russian composer, Alexey Kurbatov. 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Apr 21, 2018

    Earth Day

    Create art from recycled materials, learn about curb side recycling, take a guided trail walk, and learn about xeriscape gardening. Free, 10am-2pm.

    Location: Riverside Nature Center, Farmington

    Apr 21, 2018

    Kite Flying Festival

    Bring your kites and lets fill the sky at The Health and Wellness Fair! The first 100 children receive a free kite! 11am-2pm.

    Location: Sycamore Park, Farmington

    Apr 28, 2018

    Invent Event for Families

    Twirl presents 3D printing, solar power, drones, building stations, screen-printing, art-making, lowriders... FREE fun for the whole family, noon to 4:00pm!

    Location: Enos Garcia Elementary School Gym

  • Apr 28, 2018

    Bark in the Park & Doggie Dash

    Educational and entertaining activities all day provide a canine and family-friendly event that everyone enjoys! Bring your furry friend to this event - food and pet vendors, 2 mile Doggie Dash at 10am. Free, 10am-3pm.

    Location: Farmington

    May 3, 2018

    Santa Cruz Feast Day and Dances

    Traditional foot races open to the public at 8:00am. Traditional Corn Dances from 1-5pm (approx).  Info: (575) 758-1028.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018

    Northern NM Mother's Day Concert

    Free community-concert celebrates three days of festivities honoring our mothers. Live entertainment from traditional New Mexico-style music, Tejano, classic rock, and country.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    May 12, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018

    Farmers Market Every Saturday

    Fresh local vegetables and fruits, cheeses and dairy products, delicious baked goods, honey, grassfed meats, eggs, jams, flowers and plants. Live music and entertainment. 8:00am-12:30pm.

    Location: Taos Plaza

    May 17, 2018

    Dennis Hopper Day

    2018 festivities include the 4th Annual Easy Rider Ride & Rally, live music and screenings of Hopper’s most famous films. Festivites begin at 5pm.

    Location: Taos Community Auditorium

    May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018

    Taos Lilac Festival

    Lilacs everywhere! Weekend events include crafts fair, pet parade and costume contest, children's carousel, lilac walking tour, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, and the Lilac 5K.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    May 18, 2018

    Run for the Wall

    Annual Veterans motorcycle trek from coast to coast with a stop in Angel Fire and ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial. 4-6pm.

    Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park

    May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018

    Arts & Crafts Fair

    48h Annual Arts and Crafts Fair in beautiful Kit Carson Park, accompanied by the Taos Lilac Festival. 10am-4pm daily.

    Location: Kit Carson Park in Taos

    May 23, 2018 - Aug 15, 2018

    Movies on the Green

    Bring a blanket, a picic basket & your family and friends! Movies every Wednesday night beginning at 6pm with show starting at dusk. Free!

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    May 24, 2018 - May 28, 2018

    Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally/Run

    Get ready for the rumble... of 20,000 motorcycles, live music, and Harley Davidson Busted Knuckles Stunt Tour. Monday morning, join in the Memorial Day 25-mile parade to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

    Location: Red River

    May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018


    The rivers are celebrated with three days of raft rides, riverside trail walks, the annual Wiener Dog Race, music festival, fine art show, food, entertainment, and a 10K and 5K run and walk.

    Location: Animas Park, Farmington

    May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Cello Chicks

    Four female cellists perform a variety of works spanning Bach and the classics to jazz, pop and beyond! 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018

    Mountain Bike Demo Daze

    Which mountain bike fits you best? Try a bevy of bikes and test ride to your heart's content on real trails. The only lift-access Summer bike demo in the southwest! 9am-4pm.

    Location: Angel Fire Bike Park

    May 26, 2018

    Cumbres Toltec Railroad Season Begins

    Built in 1880 and little changed since, take a ride on the finest example of steam era mountain railroading in North America. Opening Day celebrations begin at 9am and continue all day with train rides through the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado.

    Location: Chama, NM & Antonito, CO

    May 28, 2018

    Memorial Weekend Ceremonies

    Veterans and their friends and families come from all across America to honor our fallen soldiers from the Vietnam War. Flag March, service & speakers, morning motorcycle run from Red River.

    Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Angel Fire

  • Jun 1, 2018 - Jun 3, 2018

    Music on the Mothership Festival

    Three days of live bands and jaw-dropping views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. See website for the line-up.

    Location: Taos Mesa Brewing Company

    Jun 2, 2018

    Four Corners Kidfest

    A day dedicated to kid's fun and health, and summer! Special activities, info on children's  summer events, live entertainment and exhibits, free medical screenings, free bike helmets, and more. 10am-4pm.

    Location: McGee Park, Farmington

    Jun 2, 2018

    Red River Classic Car Show

    Annual car show features all years, makes and models of restored antique cars, muscle cars. low riders, hot rods and much more. Night car parades, sock hop, raffles & live music. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

    Jun 9, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018

    Scott Enduro Cup Mountain Bike Race

    Scott Enduro Cup expands to include pros and amateurs, men and women, juniors 13-18. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Angel Fire Bike Park

    Jun 9, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018

    Farmington Grower's Market

    Locally grown food and handmade crafts. Saturdays 8am-noon. Free.

    Location: Farmington Museum

    Jun 13, 2018

    San Antonio Feast Day

    Feast day traditional corn dance at Taos Pueblo plaza. (No cameras.) 8am-4:30pm

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018

    Balloons Over Angel Fire

    Hot air balloons grace the skies over Angel Fire for this colorful and exciting weekend. Mass Ascension Balloon launch Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7am; Balloon Glow Saturday evening 9pm. Free!

    Location: Angel Fire

    Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018

    Art & Wine Festival

    This annual Father's Day event features wine tastings, fine art, pottery, photography, silent auction, and live music. 11am-7pm.

    Location: Brandenberg Park, Red River

    Jun 15, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

    Cool Summer Nights Concerts in the Park

    Every Friday night this summer, settle in for a live concert, along with a Kids Zone with face painting and games! Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Free! 5-7pm.

    Location: Frontier Park, Angel Fire

    Jun 17, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

    Art + Farmers Market

    A weekly showcase (Sundays 10-2:00) featuring a diverse selection of local and regional artists, great live music, food artisans & fresh produce.

    Location: Frontier Park, Angel Fire

    Jun 24, 2018

    San Juan Feast Day

    Sunrise mass at San Geronimo church, traditional Corn Dance all day. No cameras. 8am-4:30pm

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jun 28, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018

    32nd Annual Freedom Days

    The Four Corners region celebrates the Fourth over several days with a variety of events throughout Farmington including Party in the Park, fireworks display, food fair, concerts, pizza eating competition, skateboarding competition, ice cream social, and Gem & Mineral Show!

    Location: Farmington

    Jun 30, 2018

    Nashville to New Mexico Concert

    Billy Dawson brings the inspirational songwriting of Nashville to the awe-inspiring Sangre de Cristo Mountains for a high energy evening of acoustic music. 5-8pm.

    Location: Eagle Nest

    Jul 1, 2018

    Angel Fire Adventure Marathon

     Join the adventure for the fourth Angel Fire Adventure Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k and Happy Feet Kids Run. 6am-6pm.

    Location: Angel Fire

    Jul 4, 2018

    4th of July Celebration and Parade

    Celebrate The Great American Holiday in Red River. Festivities begin at 10am.

    Location: Downtown Red River

  • Jul 4, 2018

    4th of July Activities in Eagle Nest

    Fireworks and 4th of July festivies at the Lake!

    Location: Eagle Nest Lake

    Jul 4, 2018

    4th of July Fireworks Celebration

    Ride the Special Fourth of July Cumbres Toltec train then kick back and enjoy the best fireworks display in the State. COOL mountain fun! Fireworks 9pm.

    Location: Chama

    Jul 7, 2018 - Jul 8, 2018

    Angel Fire ArtsFest

    One of the longest-running arts festivals in northern New Mexico where artists from all over the Southwest come to Angel Fire to display their works. Art, food, entertainment and a silent auction; 9am-5pm.

    Location: Angel Fire Community Center

    Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

    Wild Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out

    July 17-20 - enjoy the Wild Rivers Recreation Area while plein air painters put brush to canvas. art workshops in Questa. July 21-22 - Quick Draw, awards celebration, and art swap.

    Location: Wild Rivers Area

    Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

    Las Fiestas de Taos

    Feast Day celebration of Taos' patron saints, Santiago and Santa Ana, with food, music, vendors, parades, dancers and more.

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Jul 21, 2018

    Angel Fire Garden Club Tour

    This award-winning garden club hosts a tour of some of the most beautiful and innovative gardens in northern New Mexico. 8am-2pm.

    Location: Angel Fire

    Jul 25, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018

    Feast Days of Santiago and Santa Ana

    Experience this ancient American Indian ceremonial Corn Dance representing fertility and summer abundance. (Cameras not allowed.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

    Jul 28, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018

    High Country Arts and Crafts Festival

    35th Annual Arts & Crafts festival with handmade items from all over the country, wine tastings, beer garden and live music.

    Location: Enchanted Eagle Park, Eagle Nest

    Aug 4, 2018

    High Mountain Half Marathon & 5K

    Challenge yourself at this high-altitude event with a race or fun-run. The 13 mile race begins in town at 8,750 feet and climbs over 700 feet with a turnaround point at just above 9,400 feet elevation. Runners take in amazing views including Wheeler Peak.

    Location: Red River

    Aug 4, 2018

    Taos Garden & Home Tour

    Tour some of Taos' most beautiful gardens and homes. Brought to you by Los Jardineros, the Garden Club of Taos. 9am to 4pm.

    Location: Various locations throughout Taos

    Aug 4, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

    Habla Tamale Festival

    Everything tamale - cook-off, eating contest, tastings, salsa cook-off, food vendors, artist market, music, food. 10am-6pm.

    Location: Angel Fire, NM

    Aug 4, 2018

    Up and Over 10k Trail Run

    The mountain course will challenge your body and stimulate your senses, with views of Wheeler and Kachina Peak. Start time - 9am. After party with live music from Last To Know.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Aug 9, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

    KTM/AMA National Adventure Motorcycle Ride

    Ride the mountain towns of Northern New Mexico, discover amazing dirt and paved routes around the Enchanted Circle, morning and afternoon rides with friends and local riders, a bike skills clinic on the new KTM model, breakfast buffets, campfires, and NM culture and cuisine.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Aug 9, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018

    Taos Pride

    Come enjoy Taos Pride weekend with some very special new events including the Taos Pride Parade, Film Fest, and Drag Show!

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

    Chama Days

    3 days of family fun with softball tournament, basketball tournament, old-fashioned parade, Saturday night dance, and professional rodeo.

    Location: Chama

  • Aug 11, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

    San Juan County Fair and Carnival

    Largest county fair in New Mexico! Live concerts, livestock shows, exhibits, fiddlers contest, parade, and arts & crafts booths. Carnival 6-10pm nightly.

    Location: McGee Park, Farmington

    Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018

    Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights

    4-day Music Festival at venues throughout town and multiple chili cook-offs (including New Mexico State Green Chili Championship) on Saturday.

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

    Aug 17, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018

    Music From Angel Fire

    35th season of world-renowned musicians performing chamber music from the great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters. See website for locations, times, and to buy tickets.

    Location: Throughout Northern New Mexico

    Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

    Questa Studio Tour

    Visit artists' studios throughout the northern New Mexico village of Questa to meet local artists in their working environments and see the art they create. 10-5pm.

    Location: Questa and surrounding communities

    Aug 24, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018

    Angel Fire Food and Wine Round Up

    8am-10pm. (More info to come...)

    Location: Various locations in Angel Fire

    Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

    TAO Studio Tour

    11th Annual Taos Open Studio Tours showcases well-known names in Taos art scene. Local artists open their studios to the public over Labor Day weekend.

    Location: Various locations throughout Taos

    Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

    Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

    Native American Juried Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Marketplace, Navajo Rug Auction, and contest Pow Wow and Cultural Dance Expo. Free, 10am-7pm.

    Location: Farmington Museum

    Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

    Chama Valley Studio Tour

    Enjoy the beautiful Chama countryside and visit artists in their studios who sell direct to the public. Painting, sculpture, jewelry, glass, metal and fabric art. 9am-5pm.

    Location: Throughout Chama Valley

    Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018

    Big Barn Dance Music Festival

    World-class Country, Americana and Folk music live at one of New Mexico's most beloved musical events. Plus songwriting workshops, dance lessons, camping, and more.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Sep 8, 2018

    Dining with the Dead

    Step back in time to the late 1800's as twelve of the area’s pioneers will be brought to life, portrayed by local actors and history buffs. 4-8pm.

    Location: Greenlawn Cemetery, Farmington

    Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    High Road to Taos Art Tour

    New Mexican traditional and modern contemporary artists alike open their studios to share their process, inspiration, and art with visitors. Travel along the High Road surrounded by gorgeous fall colors through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains between Santa Fe and Taos. Studio tour happens the last two weekends of September.

    Location: Villages from Taos to Santa Fe

    Sep 29, 2018

    Chama Jog, Walk & Wag

    Hosted by Chama Valley Humane Society; check back for more details.

    Location: Chama

    Sep 29, 2018

    Angel Fire Studio Tour

    Visit the studios of artists in Moreno Valley and Valley Escondido, and buy right from the source! 9am-4pm.

    Location: Angel Fire

    Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    El Rito Studio Tour

    El Rito Artists open their studios to show their art in their creative space. Buy art directly at the artist's studio. 10-5.

    Location: El Rito

    Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    Taos Pueblo San Geronimo Day

    Experience this centuries-old trading event and shop for authentic American Indian arts and crafts. Ceremonial pole climbing. (No cameras.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

  • Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 8, 2018

    Abiquiu Studio Tour

    Visit more than 30 artist's studios on a self-guided, driving tour through Georgia O'Keeffe country.

    Location: Abiquiu & Chama River Valley

    Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

    Taos Wool Festival

    This 35th annual celebration of traditional and contemporary fiber artistry is an opportunity to shop for hand-dyed, hand-spun yarns and textile art, get up close to sheep, goats, and llamas, and an invitation for kids to try their hand at a fiber project. Free.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Oct 6, 2018

    Road Apple Rally

    Annual mountain bike race and tour offers pro/experts, veterans and beginners a test of skill on 15-mile and 30-mile single and double loop course through desert canyons and arroyos. 7-11am.

    Location: Lions Wilderness Park, Farmington

    Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

    Four Corners Storytelling Festival

    National and local storytellers of all ages will be featured in this two-day celebration of an almost lost art - storytelling. 9:30am-8:30pm; free.

    Location: Totah Theatre and Berg Park, Farmington

    Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018

    Dixon Studio Tour

    Come to the little village of Dixon and visit the 30+ open studios featuring a full spectrum of contemporary and traditional fine art and crafts.

    Location: Dixon, NM

    Dec 24, 2018

    Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Ski with Santa and Mrs. Claus, then head to Angel Fire Resort base area for Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks (6-7pm).

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Dec 24, 2018

    Christmas Eve Procession

    No where else on Earth can you experience this magical event. A stunning contrast between bonfires and the Procession of the Virgin is a pageant of beauty, heritage and awe inspiring imagery. Sundown.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Dec 25, 2018

    Taos Pueblo Deer or Matachines Dance

    Traditional Christmas Day dances. Dances begin at 2pm. No cameras or cell phones allowed.

    Location: Taos Pueblo plaza

    Dec 31, 2018

    Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Ring in the New Year with a torchlight parade and fireworks display over Angel Fire Ski Resort. Parties abound to celebrate the passing of the old year and the beginning of a new one.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Jan 1, 2019

    Polar Bear Plunge

    Join in on this New Year Day tradition! What a way to bring in the New Year! We remove the ice long enough for all you adventurous jumpers to christen yourselves in our beautiful waters!

    Location: Eagle Nest Lake

    Jan 1, 2019

    Turtle Dance

    Traditional Taos Pueblo Turtle Dance marks the beginning of a new year. 8am-1pm.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jan 6, 2019

    Deer or Buffalo Dance

    A symbol of abundance during the winter months, traditional Buffalo Dances begin about 1pm. No photography allowed.

    Location: Taos Pueblo