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  • Nov 23, 2017

    Taos Ski Valley Opening Day

    Opening Day for the 2017-18 season! Lifts open 9am.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Nov 24, 2017

    Tenth Annual Twirl Aglow Party

    Santa, DJ, Facepainting, Crafts, Raffle, Cookies and Performances from Taos Youth Ballet, Twirl Music Class and Flying Desert Brigade. 3-6:00pm.

    Location: Twirl Play and Discovery Space

    Nov 24, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

    TaosFolk Pop-up Holiday Craft Show

    Affordable gifts made by a wide variety of Taos artists. Open daily 11-5 till Christmas Eve.

    Location: Stables Gallery at TCA

    Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017

    Yuletide Arts & Crafts Fair

    Unique and hand-made arts and crafts, made by local artists. Great holiday gifts abound! Santa will be there each day! Friday & Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-4.

    Location: Sagebrush Inn, Taos

    Nov 30, 2017

    7th Annual Festival of Trees Gala

    This annual holiday party and silent auction benefits local non-profit organizations serving children. 6-8pm.

    Location: El Monte Sagrado, Taos

    Dec 1, 2017

    Town Yuletide Caroling and Tree Lighting on Taos Plaza

    Annual town tree lighting and caroling at historic Taos Plaza. 4-6pm

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Dec 2, 2017

    Lighting Ledoux

    Museums, galleries, studios and merchants of Ledoux Street usher in the holiday season. Luminarias, farolitos, music and refreshments. 5-7pm.

    Location: Ledoux Street, Taos

    Dec 9, 2017

    Santa Paws at John Dunn Shops

    Santa will find out what your pet wants for Christmas, and pose for a photo with your pet. Pets available for adoption will also be present. Hot beverages and snacks. This is a benefit for Stray Hearts Animal Shelter & Four Corners Animal League. 10-7pm

    Location: John Dunn Shops

    Dec 9, 2017

    Bonfires on Bent Street

    Enjoy shopping, bonfires, farolitos, music and entertainment while strolling along Bent Street and The John Dunn Shops. Shops will be open from 10am to 7pm, offering winter foods and cheer, and holiday specials. Bonfires and night festivities 4-7pm.

    Location: Bent Street, Taos

    Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

    Femme de Freeride

    Women of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in a weekend full of skiing, boarding, clinics, yoga, and prizes! 8am-5pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Dec 15, 2017

    26th Annual Robert Mirabal Holiday Performance

    Grammy-award winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal in concert celebrating the holidays in Taos. Starts at 7pm.

    Location: Taos Community Auditorium

    Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Joyeux Noel

    Celebrating the holidays with the music of France. Virtuoso pianist Gleb Ivanov plays in Ravel’s Mirrors, flutist Nancy Laupheimer in Gaubert’s Third Flute Sonata, and violinist LP How and cellist Sally Guenther in Saint-Saens' Second Piano Trio. 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    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 begin with a Laser Light Show at 5:30.

    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

    Jan 6, 2018

    Brewmaster's Festival

    Come enjoy an afternoon sampling beer and tasting food from around the region. 4:30-7pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

    Not Forgotten Outreach Week

    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, veterans and family members with a military ID. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Jan 20, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Claire Chase

    Flute phenomenon, MacArthur “genius” recipient, and musical innovator, educator and performance artist Claire Chase in a mind-blowing show, including works recently written for her. 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    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 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 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 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 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

    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 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

    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 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 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

    Jun 13, 2018

    San Antonio Feast Day

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jun 24, 2018

    San Juan Feast Day

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    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

    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

    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