Two-time Grammy winner Robert Mirabal Performances at El Monte Sagrado

Seasonal Events in Taos

Here at Palacio de Marquesa we are minutes away from everything in Taos —  year-round opportunities to embrace all that is creative, beautiful, thrilling. Authentic.

Taos is a unique and world-class destination, with events and festival slated through every season. All times are good times to visit Taos. Following are some links for more detailed information, and highlights for seasonal events in Taos.

Check out our sister property El Monte Sagrado specials and events at the Living Spa, De la Tierra Restaurant and Anaconda Bar. El Monte Sagrado also features exclusive performances on weekends by two-time Grammy winner Robert Mirabal from Taos pueblo.

For up-to-date information and links on things to do in Taos, NM, visit the following resources:

Year Round Pueblo Ceremonials

Taos Pueblo  and Picuris Pueblo both welcome visitors to some of their ceremonial dances. Visit their websites for details and please, remember, while they open their community to visitors, it is their home.
 
Taos School of Music Credit Tina Larken

Summer

Taos Plaza Live! (May through September)

Free music — Native American music, jazz, country and more — on the Taos Plaza, every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Taos Solar Music Festival (June)

Two days of epic music, and the latest solar energy technologies, in Kit Carson Park.

Chamber Music Festival  (June - August)

Chamber music concerts and seminars sponsored by the Taos School of Music at Taos Community Auditorium or Hotel St. Bernard. Admission fees apply.

Children Attending Taos Fiestas

Fiestas de Taos (July)

Four fiestas in three days, celebrating Taos' patron saints and unique ethnic heritage. Festivities include parades, music, dance and more.

Taos Pow-Wow (July)

A celebration of Native American culture in Taos with singing and dancing contests, Native vendors, and other traditional Native American activities (traditional events take place year-round at Taos Pueblo).

Music from Angel Fire (August - September)

Three weeks of extraordinary chamber music in Angel Fire, Taos, Raton and Las Vegas.

Fall

Taos Fall Arts and Crafts Festival (September) 

With over 250 Taos County artists working in a variety of mediums, this annual event offers art for sale throughout town and in galleries. Proceeds from the shows benefit art programs for Taos County children.

Taos Grand Fall Arts (September - October)

The oldest arts festival in Taos, "Fall Arts" now includes many separate events and exhibits.

Farmers Market (May - October)

Local farmers and artisans bring their wares every Saturday, across from the Taos Public Library, the local farmers bring in their produce and handmade gift items for sale. The atmosphere is festive and friendly, with music, and sometimes a puppet show for the children.
Hike With The Llamas

Winter

Taos Wool Festival (October)

Two days of family fun at Kit Carson Park, including wool vendors, animal showcases, music and food.

SOMOS Storytelling Festival (October)

Since 1999 — The art of story telling in concerts, seminars, workshops, a story swap, and in schools.

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally (October)

Mass dawn ascensions, balloon glows in the evening, a parade, and a grand ball over the course of two fun-filled days.
Fireworks In The Taos Mountains Credit Terry Thompson

Yuletide in Taos (November - December)

Holiday season celebrations in the mountains and a place like no other - from tax free shopping, to tree decorations, performances and more.

Taos Winter Wine Festival (January)

Restaurants throughout Taos pair fine wine with extraordinary menus, and seminars allow vintners to explain their processes.

Spring

Taos Shortz Film Fest (March)

Featuring quality juried short films from around the globe, local Taos filmmaker night, film forums.

Northern NM Mother’s Day Concert (May)

A free family event sponsored by DMC's four radio stations, the concert features traditional New Mexico-style music.

Memorial Weekend Motorcycle Rally (May)

One of the oldest motorcycle rallies in the USA, Red River Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally fills the area with five outrageous days.

Taos Lilac Festival (May)

Established to celebrate our heritage of lilacs and to promote their care and planting throughout the Taos area.