May 13, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

Farmers Market Every Saturday

Taos Plaza

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.

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.

Oct 31, 2017

Halloween at the John Dunn Shops

John Dunn Shops

Celebrate Halloween with all witches, fairies, pirates and goblins in Taos. A special event for families and the young at heart. Parade in your fave costume, live music, face painting, music, treats, and more! 3-6pm.

Nov 11, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Living Legacy

Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

An evening of works by women composers performed by women, including Clara Schumann, a trio sonata by Anna Bon, Jennifer Higdon, Ingrid Stölzel, Missy Mazzoli, Shulamit Ran, and Stacy Garrop. 5:30 pm.

Nov 22, 2017

Red River Ski Area Opens

Red River Ski & Summer Area

The fun begins in Red River: The Ski Town of the Southwest!

Nov 23, 2017

Taos Ski Valley Opening Day

Taos Ski Valley

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

Nov 24, 2017

Switch on the Holidays

Brandenberg Park, Red River

Thanksgiving kicks off the Christmas holiday! Tree lighting & caroling, Santa, hot cocoa and cider - a great family tradition! 7-9pm.

Nov 24, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

TaosFolk Pop-up Holiday Craft Show

Stables Gallery at TCA

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

Dec 2, 2017

Lighting Ledoux

Ledoux Street, Taos

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

Dec 9, 2017

Santa Paws at John Dunn Shops

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

Dec 9, 2017

Bonfires on Bent Street

Bent Street, Taos

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.

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Joyeux Noel

Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

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.

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

Las Posadas

Ranchos Church in Ranchos de Taos

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.

Dec 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Procession

Taos Pueblo

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.

Dec 24, 2017

Fireworks and Torchlight Parade

Red River Ski & Summer Area

Celebrate Christmas Eve at the Lift House with the magical play of lights from the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks! 7pm. Rail Jam at 5:30pm

Dec 25, 2017

Taos Pueblo Deer or Matachines Dance

Taos Pueblo plaza

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

Dec 25, 2017

Luminaria Ski & Snowshoe Tour

Enchanted Forest X-Country Ski Area

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.

Dec 31, 2017

New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

On Slope at Taos Ski Valley

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.

Dec 31, 2017

New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade

Red River Ski & Summer Area

Celebrate New Year's on the slopes at the traditional Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display.

Jan 1, 2018

Turtle Dance

Taos Pueblo

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

Jan 6, 2018

Deer or Buffalo Dance

Taos Pueblo

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

Jan 12, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018

Winter Carnival

Throughout Red River

Celebrating the magic of winter with snowmobile races, Skijoring competition, snowman building, kid-friendly games and events, live music, torchlight parades, fireworks, and more!

Jan 20, 2018

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Claire Chase

Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

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.

Jan 25, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018

Red River Songwriters' Festival

Red River

Three days celebrating music and song with solo shows, duo shows, late night informal jams, early afternoon ski runs, and who knows what else!

Jan 31, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018

Winter Wine Festival

Taos Ski Valley & Taos

Enjoy the best of both worlds - snow and wine! 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.

Feb 8, 2018 - Feb 13, 2018

Mardi Gras in the Mountains

Red River

Red River celebrates Mardi Gras with costume balls, bead tossing, singing and dancing, Cajun and Creole gourmet delights, parades, kids costume contest, cajun cook-off, burning of the Loup-garu, crawfish boils, downhill gator race, and more!

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018

Taos Chamber Music Group presents Storm and Stillness

Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

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

Feb 24, 2018

Just Desserts Eat & Ski

Enchanted Forest X-Country Ski Area

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

Mar 3, 2018

Red River Comedy Club

Red River Conference Center

The second annual competition of a diverse collection of comedians  in an open-mike competition.

Mar 3, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018

Spring Break Beach Weeks

Red River Ski & Summer Area

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