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  • Dec 1, 2018 - Jan 5, 2019

    Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

    Torchlight parade and fireworks every Saturday starting at 7pm. Everyone is invited to participate in the show!

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Dec 16, 2018 - Dec 24, 2018

    Las Posadas

    Enjoy the Spanish tradition of re-enacting Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging. On the final night they, along with their followers who carry candles and sing Christmas songs, are given a room, amid rejoicing.

    Location: Ranchos Church in Ranchos de Taos

    Dec 21, 2018

    Navajo Live Nativity

    Navajo Ministries has presented this drive-through live nativity since 1985, using traditional Navajo clothing, live animals, and presented entirely by children. A must-see Christmas tradition. Free; canned food donations accepted. 6-8pm.

    Location: Farmington

    Dec 22, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

    Holiday Market

    Holiday shopping of artwork and handmade goods from local artists. Visit from Santa on Saturday afternoon! 9am-5pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Dec 23, 2018

    Fireworks and Torchlight Parade

    Celebrate Christmas Eve at the Lift House with the magical play of lights from the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks! Details to follow...

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Dec 24, 2018

    Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

    Bundle up the family and join us at the base of the ski mountain for our annual Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade. And keep an eye out…Santa and Mrs. Claus have been known to join in the festivities!

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    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 24, 2018

    Sipapu Christmas Eve Party

    Our Christmas Eve tradition continues with holiday music, warm fires, twinkling lights, kids art project, and food & drink full of good cheer. 5-8pm at Sipapu Lodge. Free!

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Dec 25, 2018

    Luminaria Ski & Snowshoe Tour

    After a festive day of opening presents, enjoy an evening of cross-country skiing (or snowshoeing) along a 3K luminaria-lined forest trail with bonfires along the way. Complimentary food and drink in the warming hut.

    Location: Enchanted Forest X-Country Ski Area

    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

    New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Torchlight Parade

    Dress warm and join us at the base of the ski mountain for our annual New Year's Eve Fireworks & Torchlight Parade. 6-7pm

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Dec 31, 2018

    New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Dress warm and join us at the base of the ski mountain for our annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    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

    Dec 31, 2018

    Old Fashioned New Years Eve Party

    Take the kids to celebrate New Year's with pizza, music and games; at 10pm the countdown ball begins!

    Location: Red River Community House

  • 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 - Jan 15, 2019

    College Days

    Discounted lift tickets and rental equipment with student ID, plus contest, live music and mountain fun!

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    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

    Jan 6, 2019

    USASA Slalom/Giant Slalom

    Watch the Southwest’s best snowboarders race down Liberation Park!

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Jan 12, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Good Company with Chatter

    Music combined with poetry and precious silence performing adventuresome compositions by Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, and Gabriela Lena Frank. Performances at 10:30am and 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Jan 12, 2019

    Happy Hops Hunt

    During this scavenger hunt, Santa Fe Brewing will stash cans stuffed with prizes all over the mountain (watch our Facebook and Twitter pages for clues to hidden cans). Redeem your prize at base area and enjoy SFB beer specials!

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Jan 12, 2019

    King of the Hill Terrain Park Competition

    Sipapu’s 8th annual slopestyle competition at Don Diego Terrain Park with big prizes in both men’s and women’s divisions, including for Best Run and Best Trick. 9am-2pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Jan 13, 2019

    USASA Slopestyle Competition

    Sipapu welcomes USASA competitors to the Don Diego Slopestyle Competition and the SW Freeride Series. Registration opens at 8am, with competition beginning at 10:45am.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Jan 13, 2019

    Telluride Mountain Film on Tour

    An evening of documentary films that educate, inspire and motivate audiences about environments, cultures, issues and adventures. cultures, adventures and preserving environments. Cocktails/reception at 5:30, films begin at 6:30pm.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort Clubhouse

    Jan 19, 2019

    Moonlight Hike & Campfire

    Explore the mountain by moonlight! FREE guided tour from the base area to mid-mountain, where a big roaring campfire and hot chocolate awaits. 6:30-8:30pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Jan 19, 2019

    Marshall’s Madness USASA Rail Jam

    Sipapu welcomes USASA competitors to Marshall’s Madness and the SW Freeride Series. Pre-register online or at day of event at 8am. Competition begins at 10:45am!

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Jan 19, 2019

    Race the Face Snowmobile Hill Climb

    Race to the top of The Face! 4pm.

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 21, 2019

    46th Annual Chama Chile Ski Classic & Winter Fiesta

    Join us for our winter festival - 6K and 18K freestyle XC ski races, 6K and 12K classic XC races, 6K snowshoe race, fat tire sno-bike race, ski clinics, XC/yurt tours, costume contest, live music, and beer tastings!

    Location: Chama

    Jan 22, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019

    Not Forgotten Outreach Week

    Ski at a steep discount! Thanking the men and women of the Armed Services with skiing discounts, free rentals and discounted group ski and snowboard lessons. For all active duty military, reservist, guard, Gold Star families, veterans and immediate family members with a military/DOD/VA ID.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

  • Jan 31, 2019 - Feb 3, 2019

    Winter Wine Festival

    Wine seminars, wine dinners, Reserve Tasting, Taste of Taos, on-mountain apres-ski tastings, and the Grand Tasting featuring fine wines from 40 national wineries and delectables from Taos and Taos Ski Valley restaurants.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley & Taos

    Feb 3, 2019

    Super Bowl Celebration

    All lift tickets are $25 or less on SuperBowl Sunday; plus for every lift ticket purchased, you’re automatically entered to win a Sipapu Vacation Package! After a day on the slopes, watch the big game on our big-screen TV with happy hour specials from 4-6pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Feb 9, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019

    Ski Bike Rally

    On-mountain ski bike demonstrations all weekend long, plus a night ride and apres activities with other ski bikers on Saturday. Free with lift ticket.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Feb 14, 2019

    Love on the Lift

    There's no better way to make a connection with someone than to share something you love. Find True Love on the Lift at this romantic event; 9am-4pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019

    February Fun Fest

    Our most popular - and FREE - family event for over 50 years! President’s Day weekend celebration includes a giant snow castle, costume contest and parade (on Saturday), treasure hunts, games, prizes and more! 9am-4pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Feb 16, 2019

    Happy Hops Hunt Two

    During this scavenger hunt, Santa Fe Brewing will stash cans stuffed with prizes all over the mountain (watch our Facebook and Twitter pages for clues to hidden cans). Redeem your prize at base area and enjoy SFB beer specials! 9am-4pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019

    Military WinterFest

    4 days of snow-filled fun, live entertainment, savory food & exclusive military discounts for vets and their families. Skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowshoeing, s’mores parties, KidsFest, Military Family Expo & more.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Feb 23, 2019

    Just Desserts Eat & Ski

    Cross-country ski or snowshoe on five kilometers of groomed trails with desserts all along the way! Children welcome. Noon-2pm.

    Location: Enchanted Forest X-Country Ski Area

    Feb 23, 2019

    Lloyd Bolander Memorial Day

    Join us as we pay tribute to our founder, Lloyd Bolander. A portion of lift ticket proceeds go to the Bolander Fund which helps youth ski programs. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Mar 2, 2019 - Mar 3, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Blank Canvas

    An evening of musical performances that are inspired by art with pieces by Jennifer Higdon, Bruce Wolosoff, Glen Roven, and Claude Debussy. Nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Mar 9, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019

    Hawaiian Days

    Our Spring Break kick-off, this weekend features a beach party theme throughout the mountain. Free leis while they last! 9am-4pm. Hawaiian luau dinner on Saturday 4-8pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Mar 16, 2019

    Ernie Blake Birthday Party

    Celebrate the birthday of TSV's founder, Ernie Blake. Event details to follow...

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Mar 16, 2019

    16th Annual Cardboard Derby

    Build your own creation of cardboard, duct tape, string, twine and paint and race it down the mountain for your chance to win! Thousands of dollars in giveaways, and the best prizes go to the most creative derbies. 8am-1pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Mar 19, 2019

    Happy Hops Hunt Three

    For this scavenger hunt, Santa Fe Brewing will stash cans stuffed with prizes all over the mountain (watch our Facebook and Twitter pages for clues to hidden cans). Redeem your prize at base area and enjoy SFB beer specials! 9am-4pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Mar 23, 2019

    15th Annual Pond Skimming Contest

    Skiers and boarders test their balance and bravery, while trying to stay dry, as they race down the mountain and attempt to “skim” across Lake Sipapu. Prizes awarded to the best finishers, including a Meier snowboard and Praxis skis! Noon-3pm; free.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

  • Apr 6, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Celebrating Chilton

    Pianist Robert McDonald joins the Group for an evening of music dedicated to Chilton Anderson, founder of The Taos School of Music. Performances nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    May 3, 2019

    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 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019

    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 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019

    62nd Annual Mother's Day Whitewater Races

    Treat your mom to camping, whitewater races, cookoff's and more along the Rio Grande Racecourse. Sunday's the big day!

    Location: Taos Junction Bridge in Pilar

    May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Play It Forward

    Highlighting younger musicians and newer music featuring 24-year-old violist Allie Norris. Nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    May 17, 2019 - May 18, 2019

    Dennis Hopper Day

    2019 festivities include the 6th Annual Easy Rider Ride & Rally, live music and screenings of Hopper’s most famous films.

    Location: Taos Community Auditorium

    May 25, 2019

    Cumbres Toltec RR 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

    Jun 13, 2019

    San Antonio Feast Day

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jun 24, 2019

    San Juan Feast Day

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

    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 25, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

    Santiago and Santa Ana Feast Days

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

    Jul 27, 2019

    Up and Over 10k Trail Run

    The mountain course will challenge your body and stimulate your senses, with views of Wheeler and Kachina Peak. Details and registration to follow...

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

    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