celebrate the 4th of july in taos

The Town of Taos Presents:

FREE Taos Community Fourth of July Celebration
with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Members and R&B/Funk legends: The Family Stone and 
Special Guests Baracutanga and The Damn Band, followed by Fireworks!

4th of July in Taos and Surrounding Communities


Many communities throughout the Enchanted Circle have terrific family-friendly Fourth of July parades spectacular fireworks display. The eager can participate in many of them, so why limit yourself to just one!

8:00am -10:00am The Historic Taos Plaza 
Mayor Dan Barrone’s 3rd Annual Free Pancake Breakfast

12:00pm  Arroyo Seco
Beginning at 12pm sharp, this annual parade is considered the quirkiest of the area’s offerings with unexpected floats and unusual costumes. Its participants proudly display their personal philosophies and political persuasions in an often humorous manner to the adoring crowds. The best people-watching is right here. Parking is limited, so come early! Festivities run from 10am until 4pm along the main thoroughfare, Hwy 150.

1:00pm  Taos Ski Valley
After the famous Arroyo Seco parade, climb to cooler temperatures along Hwy 150 north to Taos Ski Valley. Join us 1pm to 4:30pm. There will be the annual Rubber Duck Race sponsored by the Field Institute of Taos. Live Music, food and drinks.

4:00pm to 9:30pm The Stage at Kit Carson Park
The Town of Taos celebrates the 4th of July annually with live music in the park with The Family Stone, and special Guests Baracutanga and The Damn Band followed by a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the evening. This celebration will offer locals and visitors a safe, patriotic fun-filled experience.

4:00pm    The Damn Band
6:00pm    Baracutanga
7:30pm    The Family Stone

Food & Drink Vendors | Beer and Wine sponsored by Sagebrush Inn and Suites

Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, a picnic basket, your family and friends.

A spectacular fireworks display hosted by the Taos Volunteer Fire Department will cap off the evening. This celebration will offer locals and visitors a safe, patriotic fun-filled experience. The BEST viewing of the fireworks show will be from Kit Carson Park.

Remember that pets are sensitive to fireworks and large crowds. We recommend that you keep your pets indoors after dusk.

The Town of Taos, Taos Volunteer Fire Department and AMP Concerts wishes everyone a safe and happy 4th of July.

Lawn/Camp Chairs Welcome.
In-and-out access is allowed for this show.

Register for the event and we’ll also send you updates if there are any schedule changes as well as info on future programs and events around Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque.



Taos Opera Institute

Jun 7 – 30, 2018
Cantos de Taos group perform solos and ensembles all over the Taos region in many diverse venues.

Michael Hearne’s Big Barn Dance Music Festival

September 6 – 8, 2018
The best artists in Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Singer-Songwriter and everything in between.

Taos Wool Festival

October 6 & 7, 2018
Immerse yourself in the more than 400 years of wool tradition with two days of exhibits, booths, food and fun.

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