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  • May 13, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

    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 25, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017

    Taos Plaza Live

    Free live concerts every Thursday evening at 6pm - all summer long. (No performance on July 20.)

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Jun 18, 2017 - Aug 6, 2017

    Taos School of Music

    International young artists and renown faculty present chamber music performances and workshops in the 55th annual season of the school.

    Location: Taos & Taos Ski Valley

    Jun 24, 2017

    San Juan Feast Day

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jul 1, 2017

    5K Dog Fun Run

    Treat you and your dog to a day of dog events, including the Fun Run, live entertainment, food, and more dog events. 10am-3pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Jul 4, 2017

    Hometown 4th of July Celebration and Concert

    The Town of Taos presents a free celebration - all day long! Free pancakes from 8-10am at Taos  Plaza, free concert in Kit Carson Park starting at 4:30 featuring Mariachi Teotihuacan, Nosotros, and Ozomatli. Kit Carson Park is a great vantage point to see the 4th of July Fireworks! 

    Location: Taos Plaza & Kit Carson Park

    Jul 4, 2017

    4th of July Celebration

    Celebrate the 4th in the Mountains! Chairlift riding parade, Taos Rubber Duck Races & Climb-A-Firetruck. Live music, great food, fun & mountain views.

    Location: Bavarian Restaurant, Taos Ski Valley

    Jul 7, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017

    32nd Annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow

    A competition of American Indian dances with arts and crafts, food and music. Events begin Friday evening with a grand procession. Join in the celebration of Native American song and dance beneath the beautiful setting of Taos Mountain.

    Location: Taos Pueblo Pow Wow Grounds

    Jul 8, 2017

    Full Moon Hike

    Enjoy a guided 2 mile hiking tour to Williams Lake. Delight in the full moon in the beautiful mountains of Taos Ski Valley. Meet at 8:00pm; free.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley Hiker Parking Lot

    Jul 8, 2017

    Taos Parade of Homes

    This year’s tour includes eight beautiful, unique homes including the newest Habitat home for the Padilla family. 10am to 3pm.

    Location: Throughout Taos County

    Jul 15, 2017

    Old Fashioned Fandango

    Come celebrate the Rio Grande Region culture and tradition with Southwest musicians, Bailes Sociales dances polka, chotis, valse and varsoviana. (Check for 2017 updates.)

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017

    Las Fiestas de Taos

    Feast Day celebration of Taos Patron Saints, Santiago and Santa Ana, food, music, vendors, parades, dancers and more.

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Jul 22, 2017

    BBQ & Brew Festival

    Bring your friends and sample beer and BBQ from across the Southwest, live entertainment. 21 and older event.

    Location: Resort Plaza, Taos Ski Valley

    Jul 25, 2017 - Jul 26, 2017

    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

    Jul 29, 2017

    Dwight Yoakam & The Mavericks in Concert

    Multi-Grammy award-winning country & western star performs with The Mavericks, live in Kit Carson Park, 6pm.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

  • Aug 5, 2017

    Gran Fondo

    Choose your distance - 105 miles, 65 miles, or 46 mile cycling race beginning in Taos and passing through scenic parts of Northern New Mexico including Mora and Angel Fire. Registration open now.

    Location: Taos, Angel Fire, Sipapu & Mora

    Aug 5, 2017

    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 5, 2017

    Up and Over 10k Trail Run

    The mountain course will challenge your body, stimulate your senses, and connect you with the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Start time - 9am.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Aug 7, 2017

    Full Moon Hike

     Enjoy a guided 2 mile hiking tour to Williams Lake. Delight in the full moon in the beautiful mountains of Taos Ski Valley. Meet at 8:00pm; free.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley Hiker Parking Lot

    Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 12, 2017

    Taos Pride

    7th Annual Taos Pride Celebration with some very special new events including the Taos Pride Parade!!

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Aug 12, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017

    Taos Ski Valley Art Festival

    Join us in beautiful Taos Ski Valley and shop from dozens of local and regional artists, enjoy delicious food, Children's Craft Tent; live music noon to 3pm. Free; 11:30am-5pm.

    Location: Bavarian Lodge, Taos Ski Valley

    Aug 18, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017

    Music From Angel Fire

    The 34th season of world-class, internationally known musicians performing chamber and classical music. See website for locations and times.

    Location: Throughout Northern New Mexico

    Aug 18, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

    Yoga and Wine Festival

    Yoga classes, wine tastings, hiking, live music and more will fill your relaxing and rejuvenating weekend.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Aug 26, 2017

    An August Night in Taos

    Join the museum at its annual gala fundraiser for an unforgettable evening of dancing, dining and art - complete with live and silent auctions.

    Location: Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

    Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

    Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival

    Join local & regional artisans in the park.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

    TAO Studio Tour

    10th Annual Taos Open Studio Tours showcases well-known names in Taos art scene with over 30 artists who open their studios to the public over Labor Day weekend.

    Location: Various locations throughout Taos

    Sep 16, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017


    Authentic Schuplatter band, German beer and food, activities and crafts for kids, yodeling contest, Alpenhorn blowing contests and live music; free. 11:30am-5pm.

    Location: Bavarian Lodge, Taos Ski Valley

    Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017

    The Paseo: outdoor art fest

    The fourth annual The Paseo presents experimental context-responsive installations, performances, digital murals, and participatory art pieces throughout downtown Taos. Fri/Sat 5-10pm free; workshops Sat 10am-5pm.

    Location: Streets of Taos Historic District

    Sep 22, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

    43rd Taos Fall Arts Festival

    Featuring Taos' most comprehensive art shows of the year - Taos Select and Taos Open. This is the largest and oldest arts festival in northern New Mexico with gallery receptions, openings, special events, and workshops.

    Location: Throughout Taos Historic District

    Sep 29, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017

    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

  • Sep 30, 2017

    Michael Franti & Spearhead in Concert

    Socially conscious, global peace roots rocker Michael Franti and Spearhead, live in concert in Kit Carson Park, 5pm.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017

    Taos Wool Festival

    This 34th 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 13, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017

    18th Annual Taos Storytelling Festival

    The two-day event offers tellers spinning their tales in concerts, workshops and in visits to local schools. 2017 headliners: Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer and Andy Offut Irwin.

    Location: Multiple venues around Taos

    Oct 27, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

    Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

    Bask in the glow of balloons rising in the dawn, tether rides, parade, and live entertainment. The Taos skies fill with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear mountain sunrise.

    Location: Taos

    Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

    Las Posadas

    Enjoy the Spanish tradition of re-enacting Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging, which some say took nine nights. 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 24, 2017

    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, 2017

    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, 2017

    New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Ring in 2018 in style! Enjoy a magical torchlight parade down the slopes, plus fireworks over the ski area in the clear winter sky! Festivities continue throughout the village.

    Location: On Slope at Taos Ski Valley

    Jan 1, 2018

    Turtle Dance

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jan 6, 2018

    Deer or Buffalo Dance

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo