Local Area EventsListing Calendar
BattleField New Mexico: The Civil War and More
Learn about the role New Mexico played in the U.S. Civil War during re-enactments of battles at Glorieta Pass and Apache Canyon near Santa Fe. This weekend includes military drills, cannon firings and more. Location: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Passport to the Arts
Experience the World of Art on Canyon Road during a day of music, food, and fine art. The day begins with the Artist Quick Draw and continues with silent auctions, art demos, and live music. 9:30am - 7:30pm
Eldorado Studio Tour
About 10 mins from the campground on US 285 you can visit more than 90 artist studios. There's an impressive array of work to see and buy, including stained glass, digital art, fiber arts, photography, and more. 10am - 5pm
New Mexico Fiber Arts Festival
From fuzzy sheep to fancy embroidered blankets, learn how New Mexico textiles are made. Buy fiber arts and supplies and learn about weaving from experts. Enjoy sheep herding demonstrations, sheep shearing, presentations on topics such as dyeing with cochineal and weaving demonstration on upright looms (Navajo) and back strap looms. Featuring the best of New Mexico's fiber artisans. 10am - 4pm
Santa Fe Centry Ride
A hundred miles of history pass under y our wheels as you bicycle down the ancient Turquoise Trail, through the old mining villages of Madrid, Golden, Cedar Grove, Stanley, Galisteo, and then back into Santa Fe. A Half-Century Loop and a 25 mile Out & Back route are also available. Route starts at Christus St. Vincent's Regional Medical Center, corner of St. Michaels Dr. and Hospital Dr. 5am - 2pm
Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival
The 11th Annual Native Treasures:Indian Arts Festival features more than 180 museum-quality artists who will show and sell their contemporary and traditional Native American art. All proceeds benefit Santa Fe"s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. 10am - 4pm
Rodeo De Sante Fe Pro Rodeo
PRCA Professional Rodeo, with seven pro rodeo events, junior barrel racers, and a Western Dance following the rodeo in the VIP tent Friday and Saturday night. Enjoy bull riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, and more. This is a rain or shine event.
Santa Fe Studio Tour 2015
In collaboration with Creative Santa Fe, The Santa Fe Studio Tour allows the public to see artists' latest work and their working environment. Most studios have an artist demonstrating their techniques, and all studios have art for sale. This is a free, self-guiding tour featuring 37 open studios and the work of 58 Santa Fe artists. 10am - 5pm
Santa Fe Wine Festival
Sample delicious New Mexico wines, buy directly from the vintners and enjoy food, music, and arts & crafts.
12pm - 6pm
Art Santa Fe
ART Santa Fe's style offers a perfect balance of breadth and intimacy, allowing visitors to speak with dealers and artists while experiencing a full range of art in a comprehensible context. And unlike other art fairs, the experience does not end at the exhibition hall's doors. 10am - 5pm at Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
International Folk Art Market
The largest of is kind in the world, this annual market showcases the work of more than 150 select folk artists from more than 40 countries. Come enjoy this lively global gathering, taste food at the international food bazaar, dance to live performances of world music, meet the artists, and change lives with your purchases. Museum Hill 9am - 5pm
Viva Mexico! Celebration
Enjoy music and art at this celebration of the culture, cuisine and crafts of our colorful neighbor. Features music, arts and food from Mexico, plus culture events rarely experienced outside of Mexico. 10am - 5pm
Traditional Spanish Market
This famous market is the oldest and largest juried Spanish Market in the United States, attracting over 70,000 visitors and collectors from throughout the world. Art by more than 300 adult and youth market artists will be on view and for sale at the 64th annual event on the Santa Fe Plaza. Includes traditional live music on the bandstand, local cuisine and demonstrations. 10am - 5pm
Survival New Mexico
Could you survive life in Colonial and Territorial New Mexico? Stop by this weekend to practice such outdoors skills such as building shelters, starting fires, using bows and arrows, making abode, and more. 10am - 4pm
SANTA FE INDIAN MARKET
SWAIAs market features artwork by top Native American artists. Draws in approximately 150,000 people. Please note that the 18th through the 22nd are events such as a film festival, book signing, display of art work that has placed and the categories that were allowed, etc.
NOTE, NOTE, NOTE:::::THE PLAZA EVENTS WITH MORE THAN 1000 NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS SELLING THEIR ARTWORK IN BOOTHS SURROUNDING THE SANTA FE PLAZA, IS ONLY ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 22ND AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 23RD, 7AM - 5PM. For more information call 505-986-5909
Burning of the Zozobra
The burning of the Zozobra (aka Old Man of Gloom), a 50 ft tall marionette is presented every year by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe. One of Santa Fe's unique cultural traditions began in 1924, when artist Will Shuster conceived of a giant "Old Man Gloom" effigy stuffed with people's written hardships of the previous year. The 50 foot tall papier-mache puppet is torched annually after a ceremony of fire dancing and music. This powerfully symbolizes the purging of undesirable experiences of the people in attendance. Event occurs at Fort Marcy Park, 5pm - 11pm
Admission is $10 per person. Tickets can be bought on line or at city locations which can be found at www.burnZozobra.com.
Santo Domingo Pueblo Annual Arts and Crafts Market
Quality crafted products, traditional pottery, jewelry, baskets, contemporary sculptures, paintings, Indian food, farmers' market, entertainment, and much more. 300 Native American artists are participating.
Santa Fe Renaissance Fair.
Clan Tynker and medieval combat, jugglers, live entertainment and dancers. Also vendors, kids' games and delicious food, drinks and mead. Dress in your best costume and revel in Spanish-tinged medieval and renaissance culture, eat turkey legs, enjoy games, fend off pirates, listen to live entertainment, dance and generally have a raucously good ol' time rollicking on the 200 acre colonial rancho. 10am - 6pm
Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta
The Wine Event with all the Great Santa Fe Restaurants beckons you to spend a glorious fall afternoon at the Santa Fe Opera featuring tastes from 80 of Santa Fe's finest restaurants and sips from 100 world-class wineries. The most fun you can have with a wine glass. Includes wine seminars, cooking classes, walking tour, guest chef luncheons, guest chef demos. a live and silent auction. 9am - 5pm
Bring in the harvest with villagers at El Rancho de las Golondrinas as they crush grapes for wine by foot, string chile ristras, make tortillas, bake fresh bread, and much more. Our most popular community celebration! 10am - 5pm
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Make your reservations early! The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the biggest and best gathering of balloons anywhere on this planet - and best of all, you can be part of it! For nine days every October, the crisp, clear desert skies are painted with a kaleidoscope of color as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta Park. It is an amazingly diverse event that brings together huge numbers of balloons and pilots from all over the world. Don't miss it!
Admission and parking fees apply. See the website www.balloonfiesta.com for details.
Historic Canyon Road Paint Out
The art-loving public is invited to mingle with 150 artists painting en plein air during the 2015 event. Artists will be painting outdoors in front of the century old adobes that line Canyon Road and are home to world-class galleries and sculpture gardens. Throughout the day, a variety of artistic demonstrations and musical performances take place at numerous locations on Canyon Road, including a festival parade and performances by students from the Santa Fe Public Schools Music Education Program. Music, food, art show, and refreshments will be offered at locations throughout the Canyon Road Art District. 10am - 3pm