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

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 23, 2017

Taos Ski Valley Opening Day

Taos Ski Valley

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

Nov 24, 2017

Tenth Annual Twirl Aglow Party

Twirl Play and Discovery Space

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

Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017

Yuletide Arts & Crafts Fair

Sagebrush Inn, Taos

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.

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.

Nov 30, 2017

7th Annual Festival of Trees Gala

El Monte Sagrado, Taos

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

Dec 1, 2017

Town Yuletide Caroling and Tree Lighting on Taos Plaza

Taos Plaza

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

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 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 8, 2017

Angel Fire Opening Day

Angel Fire Resort

Join us for our opening day of the ski! 560+ acres of ski terrain, terrain parks, cross-country trails, three-lane tubing hill, and night skiing. 9am-4pm.

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 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017

Angel Fire Holiday Market

Angel Fire Community Center

Get ready for the holiday by shopping local. all sorts of food and crafts items. Presented by ArtUP and the Af Chamber of Commerce.

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 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 - 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 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.

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.