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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

    Jan 26, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018

    Big Ol' Texas Weekend

    A fun-filled weekend celebrating all things Texan - Texas Hold’em Tournament, The Big Texan Steak Challenge, food and whiskey tastings, and live music.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Jan 26, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018

    Whiskey and Powder Music Festival

    Featuring up and coming Country, Red Dirt, and Americana artists. 6-11pm.

    Location: Angel Fire

    Jan 27, 2018

    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 31, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018

    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 2, 2018 - Feb 3, 2018

    World Championship Shovel Races

    Reaching speeds of over 70 mph, this daring sport is a race everyone can enjoy and participate in. Live music. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Feb 3, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018

    Rando Raid: US Ski Mountaineering Nationals

    The uphill/downhill ski mountaineering race this year has sprint and team races ranging in competition from 2400 to 5000 vertical feet of climbing and descending, and cash prizes! Sprints on Feb 3, 4:30-6:30pm; Nationals Team Race on Feb 4, 7am-2pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Feb 4, 2018

    Super Bowl Celebration

    Win a Super 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 8, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018

    IFSA Junior Taos Freeride

    Regional & National Junior Freeride Competition showcases skier's and boarder's skills in Taos' famed terrain. Come see this next generation of rippers redefine the sport of Freeride! 8am-6pm. Regionals on Feb 8, Nationals on Feb 9-11.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Feb 8, 2018 - Feb 13, 2018

    Mardi Gras in the Mountains

    Red River celebrates Mardi Gras with costume balls, bead tossing, singing and dancing, parades, kids costume contest, cajun cook-off, crawfish boils, downhill gator race, and more!

    Location: Red River

    Feb 9, 2018 - Feb 13, 2018

    Mardi Gras West

    Join us for skiing, boarding, music, food and more - all in Mardi Gras style.

    Location: Angel Fire

    Feb 10, 2018

    An Evening of Music and Myth with Robert Mirabal

    This special performance by Taos Pueblo Grammy-winning Robert Mirabal showcases Robert's artistry in song, dance, and spoken word, and visual imagery. Dinner from 5:30-6:30pm; concert begins at 7pm.

    Location: Ghost Ranch

    Feb 14, 2018

    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 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Storm and Stillness

    A program exploring the power of music to depict the natural world, from storm to stillness and mountains to mesas. Works by Katherine Hoover, Jennifer Higdon, Beethoven, Ernest Bloch, and Alex Shapiro. 5:30pm

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 19, 2018

    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 17, 2018

    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 22, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018

    Military WinterFest

    5 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 24, 2018

    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 24, 2018

    Shred The Love Breast Cancer Awareness Day

    Support Breast Cancer Awareness, 9am-8pm. Starting with the K2 Bumps Challenge, a fun and challenging marathon down Al’s Run - ski or ride in teams of two, or tackle the feat on your own! Followed by Paint For Peaks, an unrivaled art exhibit and live auction of one-of-a-kind snowboards with artwork by renowned local artists.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Feb 24, 2018

    Moonlight Hike & Campfire

    Explore the mountain by moonlight! Join us for our FREE guided tour from the base area to mid-mountain, where a big roaring campfire and hot chocolate awaits. Be sure to wear warm clothes and sturdy boots! 6:30-8:30pm.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

    Feb 24, 2018

    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

    Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018

    45th 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

    Mar 3, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018

    Hawaiian Days

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

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Mar 9, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

    Taos Pueblo Artists Winter Showcase

    Celebrating the art and artists of Taos Pueblo. Artists will be present all weekend to share their art.

    Location: Millicent Rogers Museum

    Mar 10, 2018

    Rally in the Valley

    Join us for a day of play and laughter - ski after chickens, board after skunks, play games and test your Taos Ski Valley knowledge all in your craziest costumes - 10am-3pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Mar 10, 2018

    Ernie Blake Birthday Celebration

    Celebrate the birthday of TSV's founder, Ernie Blake. Laser light show, torchlight parade, fireworks display and birthday cake! Events start at 6:45pm and can be seen from anywhere in the base area.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Mar 10, 2018

    15th 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. 9am-noon.

    Location: Sipapu Ski and Summer 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 12, 2018 - Mar 19, 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 16, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018

    Ben Myer's Ridgeathon

    An extreme ski/board pledge-based fundraising event. Event participants make as many hikes and runs as they can along the TSV hike-to terrain in support of the Emergency Medicines Fund. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

  • Mar 17, 2018 - Mar 19, 2018

    Snowboarding 10th Anniversary

    Mark your calendars for a weekend full of fun as we celebrate Taos Ski Valley's 10th Anniversary of Snowboarding! (Schedule of events and details coming soon.)

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Mar 17, 2018

    Pond Skimming Contest

    A joyous celebration of the end of ski season - skiers and boarders race down the mountain and attempt to skim across "Lake Sipapu". Prizes awarded to best finishers. 1-3pm. Free!

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Mar 19, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

    Yeti Club

    Kids ages 6 - 10 can spend Spring Break working on their skiing or riding skills. Yeti Club is a fun-filled full-day camp featuring ski and snowboard instruction; includes lunch. Visit website for more info. 9am-4pm daily.

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Mar 25, 2018

    Pond Skimming Contest

    Enjoy the closing day of this year's ski season with the wacky shenanigans of skiers and boarders skimming across the pond at the base of the mountain in costume!

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    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

    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 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

    May 3, 2018

    Santa Cruz Feast Day and Dances

     Traditional foot races open to the public at 8:00am.  Traditional Corn Dances start at 1:00pm (approximately).  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 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 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 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 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 13, 2018

    San Antonio Feast Day

    Feast day traditional corn dance at Taos Pueblo plaza. (No cameras.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 16, 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 24, 2018

    San Juan Feast Day

    Sunrise mass at San Geronimo church, traditional Corn Dance. No cameras.

    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

    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 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 25, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018

    Feast Days of Santiago and Santa Ana

    Taos Pueblo patron saints are celebrated with traditional Corn Dances. Experience this ancient American Indian ceremonial dance representing fertility and summer abundance. (Cameras not allowed.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

    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 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 in the park.

    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

    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 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