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 4, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017

12 Days of Christmas Raffle

Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce

With Angel Fire's ski season beginning on December 8, the chamber invites all to their 12 Days of Christmas Raffle. Tickets are on sale at the chamber. Event is online from Dec. 4-15.

Dec 15, 2017

26th Annual Robert Mirabal Holiday Performance

Taos Community Auditorium

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

Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017

On-Snow Demo Days

Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley's on-snow demo days of the newest skis and snowboards on the market. 9am-3pm.

Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

Femme de Freeride

Taos Ski Valley

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

Dec 16, 2017

Alumbra de Questa, outdoor Christmas craft market

Hwy 522 & hwy 38 intersection

An outdoor holiday market in the European tradition! With winter foods and holiday music, crafts, and modern or folk art for your shopping fun. 10am-6pm.

Dec 16, 2017

Christmas Tree Lighting

Taos Ski Valley Plaza

Festivities begin at 3:30pm with hot drinks, cookies and holiday music with the tree lighting at 4:30pm.

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 16, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

BalletTaos: A New Mexico Nutcracker

Taos Community Auditorium

An original rendition of the classic ballet: local dancers, Taos art, and a New Mexico twist.

Dec 22, 2017

Santa and Elves FREE Day

Taos Ski Valley

Come dressed head to toe in Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus or Elf attire and ski for free! Valid only December 22, 2017.

Dec 22, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017

Christmas Market

Taos Ski Valley Plaza

Join us for our first Christmas Market - artwork, handmade goods from local artists, holiday eats, carolers, and Santa! 3-6pm

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 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

Angel Fire Resort

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! 6-7pm

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 begin with a Laser Light Show at 5:30.

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.

Dec 31, 2017

New Year's Eve on Taos Plaza

Taos Plaza

Free family friendly, alcohol-free event at Taos Plaza. Live music, pig roast, Time Square countdown on the big screen, fireworks - 7:30-10pm.

Dec 31, 2017

New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

Angel Fire Resort

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

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 6, 2018

Brewmaster's Festival

Taos Ski Valley

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

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 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Not Forgotten Outreach Week

Taos Ski Valley

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.

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

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 3, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018

Rando Raid: US Ski Mountaineering Nationals

Taos Ski Valley

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.