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Taos: Festivals & Annual Events

January

Jan 1 - Taos Pueblo - Turtle Dance
Jan 1-Jan 7 - Angel Fire Resort College Days
Jan 6 - Taos Pueblo - Buffalo or Deer Dance
Jan 6 - Picuris Pueblo - Kings Day Celebration
Jan 13-Jan15 - Red River - Winter Carnival and Parade of Ice
13th - Sipapu - Marshalls Madness Rail Jam
20th - Sipapu - "King of the Hill" Terrain Park Competition
25th-27th - Angel Fire - Big Ol' Texas Weekend
Ongoing - Red River - Saturdays - Rail jam, Torchlight Parade & Fireworks
31st-Feb 1st - Taos Ski Valley/Taos - Winter Wine Festival

February

2nd & 3rd - Angel Fire Resort - Championship Shovel Races
8th-13th - Red River - Mardi Gras in the Mountains
9th-13th - Angel Fire - Mardi Gras Celebration
14th - Sipapu -Love On the Lift
14th-15th - Taos Ski Valley - Southwest on Snow Demo Days
17th - Shred the Love: K2 Bumps Challenge & Paint for Peaks
17th - Sipapu - February Fun Fest
17th-18th - Taos Chamber Music Group - Storm & Stillness Concert
17th-19th- Sipapu - February Fun Fest
22nd-26th- Angel Fire Military Winterfest
24th - Red River - Rampage Slopestyle
24th - Just Desserts Eat & Ski
28th - Taos Ski Valley - Freeride Championship
Ongoing - Red River - Saturdays - Rail jam, Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

March

3rd-4th - Sipapu - Hawaiian Days
3rd-10th - Red River - Beach Week
9th-11th - Taos Shortz Film Fest
10th- Taos Ski Valley - Ernie Blake Birthday Celebration
10th- Taos Ski Valley - Rally in the Valley
10th - Sipapu - Cardboard Derby
12th-23rd - Angel Fire - Spring Break Celebration
16th - TCA - The Milagro Beanfield War 30th Anniversary in 35MM 
16th - TSV - The Couse-Sharp Historic Site; Preserving The Legacy Of The Taos Society Of Artists 
22nd - TSV - An Evening With Taos Pioneers 
22nd-24th - TCA - 13th Annual Night of 1000 Stars
23rd-24th - TSV - Ben Myer's Ridge-a-Thon 
24th - Harwood Museum - Film: Remarkable Women of Taos   
25th - Red River - Throwback Pond Skim
30th-1st - High Road Villages - Chimayo Easter Pilgrimage 
Ongoing - Harwood Museum of Art - Work by Women Exhibit
Ongoing - Red River - Saturdays - Rail jam, Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

April

Early-month - Ski Resorts close 
6th- First Fridays
7th - Farmington - Navajo Rug Auction
8th - Bowl For Kids Sake
Ongoing - Harwood Museum of Art - Work by Women Exhibit

May

 

May 3 - Taos Pueblo - Santa Cruz Feast Da
4th - First Fridays
13th - Taos - Mother's Day Music Fest
May 18-20 - Taos Lilac Festival
Early-month - Angel Fire - Kentucky Derby Days
17th - Taos - Dennis Hopper Day
18th-20th - Taos - Lilac Festival

Mid-month - Red River - Fishing Derby
Mid-month - Red River - High Mountain Half Marathon & 5K
End-month - Chama - Cumbres Toltec RR season begins
Memorial Day 24th-28th - Red River - Motorcycle Rally
Memorial Day - Angel Fire - Memorial Weekend Ceremonies
Memorial Day - Farmington - Riverfest
Ongoing - Taos - Saturday mornings May to October - Farmers Market
Ongoing - Taos - Thursday evenings mid-May to September - Taos Plaza Live

June

1st - First Fridays
Early-month - Red River - Classic Car Show
Early-month - Farmington - Aztec Fiesta Days
June 13 - Taos Pueblo - San Antonio Feast Day
Mid-month - High Road Villages - Penasco Celebracion de Culturas
Mid-month - Red River - River & Brews Music Festival
Mid-month - Angel Fire - Balloons over Angel Fire
Mid-month - Farmington - San Juan Balloon Festival
Father's Day weekend - Red River - Art & Wine Fest
June 24 - Taos Pueblo - San Juan Feast Day
End-month - Taos - Solar Music Festival
End-month - Angel Fire - Rough Riders 200
End-month - Chama - Territorial Days
End-month - Taos - Rodeo de Taos
End-month - Ghost Ranch - Family Days workshop
Ongoing - Red River - Summer Chairlift & Aerial Park open
Ongoing - Taos Ski Valley - Summer Chairlift open
Ongoing - Angel Fire - Zipline, Bike Park & Summer Chairlift open
Ongoing - Taos Ski Valley - June to early Aug - Taos School of Music Concerts
Ongoing - Chama - May to October - Cumbres Toltec Railroad season
Ongoing - Taos - Saturday mornings May to October - Farmers Market
Ongoing - Taos - Thursday evenings May to September - Taos Plaza Live

July

4th of July - All communities - parades & fireworks 
6th - First Fridays
7th - Taos Ski Valley - Bacon & Brews
2nd weekend - Taos Pueblo - PowWow
Mid-month - Angel Fire - ArtsFest
Mid-month - Angel Fire - Garden Club Tour
Mid-month - Farmington - Animas River Blues Festival
Mid-month - Farmington - Land of Enchantment Rod Run
End-month - Angel Fire - Eagle Nest High Country Arts Festival
End-month - Taos - Las Fiestas de Taos
21st-22nd - Taos Ski Valley Arts Festival
July 25 - Taos Pueblo - Santiago Feast Day
July 26 - Taos Pueblo - Santa Ana Feast Day
End-month - Farmington - Connie Mack World Series
Ongoing - Taos Ski Valley - June to early Aug - Taos School of Music Concerts
Ongoing - Chama - May to October - Cumbres Toltec Railroad season
Ongoing - Red River - Summer Chairlift & Aerial Park open
Ongoing - Taos Ski Valley - Summer Chairlift open
Ongoing - Angel Fire - Zipline, Bike Park & Summer Chairlift open
Ongoing - Taos - Saturday mornings May to October - Farmers Market
Ongoing - Taos - Thursday evenings May to September -
Taos Plaza Live

August

4th - Taos Ski Valley - Up & Over 10K Trail Run
8th - First Fridays
Early-month - Farmington - San Juan County Fair & Carnival
Early-month - Taos Ski Valley/Taos - Taos School of Music Concerts
Mid-month - Red River - Hot Chili Days/Cool Mountain Nights
Mid-month - Farmington - San Juan Bi-Fly Fishing Tournament
Mid-month - Farmington - Wine & Shine Classic Car Show
17th - Taos Ski Valley - Summer Wine Festival
17th-Sept 1st - Music from Angel Fire
Last 2 weeks - Angel Fire/Taos - Music from Angel Fire
Ongoing - Chama - Cumbres Toltec Railroad season May to October
Ongoing - Red River - Summer Chairlift & Aerial Park open
Ongoing - Taos Ski Valley - Summer Chairlift open
Ongoing - Angel Fire - Zipline, Bike Park & Summer Chairlift Open
Ongoing - Taos - Saturday mornings May to October - Farmers Market
Ongoing - Taos - Thursday evenings May to September - Taos Plaza Live

September

1st - Taos Ski Valley - Mutt Strut
7th - First Fridays
Labor Day weekend - Taos - TAO Studio Tour
Labor Day weekend - Chama - Chama Valley Studio Tour
Labor Day weekend - Taos - Pilar Studio Tour
Labor Day weekend - Angel Fire - Parade of Homes
Labor Day weekend - Farmington - Totah Festival Indian Market & PowWow
Labor Day weekend - Farmington - Aztec Boots & Brews Festival
Labor Day weekend - Angel Fire - Bikes, Blues & Brews
2nd weekend - Taos - Rio Costilla Studio Tour
Mid-month - Red River - Enchanted Circle Century Tour
Mid-month - Taos - Barn Dance Music Festival
Mid-month - Farmington - Brews, Meats & Bands Festival
Mid-month - Angel Fire - Oktoberfest
Mid-month - Farmington - Collector Car Weekend
Mid-month - Sipapu - BMW Motorcycle Rally
End-month - Taos - The Paseo: Outdoor Art Fest
Last 2 weeks - Taos - Fall Arts Festival
Last 2 weekends - High Road Villages - High Road Art Tour

23 & 24 - The Paseo

End-month - Taos - Old Taos Trade Fair
End-month - Red River - Aspencade Performing Arts & Craft Fair
End-month - Red River - Drew Judycki Disc Golf Tournament
End-month - Farmington - Wines of the San Juan Harvest Festival
Sept 29-30 - Taos Pueblo - San Geronimo Days
Ongoing - Chama - May to October - Cumbres Toltec Railroad season
Ongoing - Red River - Summer Chairlift & Aerial Park open
Ongoing - Taos Ski Valley - Summer Chairlift open
Ongoing - Angel Fire - Zipline, Bike Park & Summer Chairlift Open
Ongoing - Taos - Saturday mornings May to October - Farmers Market
Ongoing - Taos - Thursday evenings May to September - Taos Plaza Live

October

5th - First Fridays
First weekend - Taos - Wool Festival
Early-month - Farmington - Road Apple Rally
Early-month - Red River - Oktoberfest
Columbus Day weekend - Chama - Abiquiu Studio Tour
Mid-month - Taos - Storytelling Festival
Mid-month - Farmington - Four Corners Storytelling Festival
Last weekend - Taos - Taos Mountain Balloon Rally
Ongoing - Chama - May to October - Cumbres Toltec Railroad season


 Ongoing - Taos - Saturday mornings May to October - Farmers Market

November

2nd - First Fridays
Nov 4th-5th Dixon Studio Tour
Nov 11th Sipapu Ski Resort Opening Day
Nov 22nd Red River Ski Area Opening Day
Nov 23rd Taos Ski Valley Opening Day
 

December

7th - First Fridays
Early-month - Angel Fire - Ski Area opens
Early-month - Farmington - RiverGlo
Early-month - Farmington - San Juan College Luminarias
Mid-month - Farmington - Evening of Lights at Aztec Ruins
Mid-month - Farmington - Reindeer Romp & 5K
Mid-month - Farmington - Audobon Bird Count along Animas River
End-month - Taos - Las Posadas at Ranchos Church
End-month - Farmington - Navajo Nativity
Dec 24 - All Ski Areas - Christmas Eve Fireworks & Torchlight Parades
Dec 24 - Picuris Pueblo - Procession of the Virgin Mary
Dec 24 - Taos Pueblo - Procession of the Virgin Mary
Dec 25 - Taos Pueblo - Deer or Matachinas Dance
Dec 25 - Red River - Luminaria Ski & Snowshoe Tour
Dec 31 - Taos Ski Valley, Red River & Angel Fire - New Year's Eve Torchlight Parades & Fireworks
Ongoing - Red River - Saturdays - Rail jam, torchlight parade & fireworks
Ongoing - Taos - Thanksgiving to New Years - Yuletide in Taos events