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festivals

Taos celebrates the culture and arts – visual, performing, culinary, musical, literary, all year long. Artists, writers and musicians are heroes in Taos. Plan to visit Taos during one of its annual community festivals.

Taos Lilac Festival

May 18, 19, 20, 2018
Lilacs peak in Taos the last two weeks of May. Plan your visit to Taos for the Taos Lilac Festival for a full weekend of festivities.

Memorial Weekend Motorcycle Rally

May 24 –  May 28 , 2018
Get ready for the rumble as 20,000 bikers from all different backgrounds line Main Street for one crazy party.

Taos Pueblo Pow Wow

July , 2018
A powwow is the common fiber which draws Indian people together, it is a time for sharing with old friends and making new friends.

Music From Angel Fire

August 18 – Sept 3, 2017
World-renowned artists perform an impressive array of works from great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.

The Paseo Outdoor Art Festival

September 23, 2017
The Paseo Project is a free Art Festival held annually in Taos featuring national and international installation artists.

Taos Fall Arts Festival

September 22 – October 1, 2017
Taos Fall Arts Festival since 1974 is the oldest arts festival in Taos and showcases emerging and established artists.

Taos Wool Festival

October 7 – 8, 2017
Immerse yourself in the more than 400 years of wool tradition with two days of exhibits, booths, food and fun.

SOMOS Storytelling Festival

October 13-14, 2017
Story Slam, Story Swap, Workshops, Children’s Stories, and the annual Storytelling Festival.

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

October 27, 28 and 29, 2017
Taos skies are filled with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear, cold dawn of a Taos Mountain sunrise.

Taos Celebrates Halloween

Tuesday October 31, 2017
Games, Prizes, Haunted House, Trunk or Treat, Children’s activities and after parties.

Mother’s Day Music Festival

May 11, 12, 13, 2018
Three day free family oriented music festival to celebrate mothers day. 20 Bands, Beer, Food, Rock, New Mexican & Tejano Music

Yuletide in Taos

November and December 2017
Yuletide in Taos is the name we give to all the unique New Mexican celebrations that happen throughout the holiday season.

Taos Winter Wine Festival

February 2018
Every year in Taos visitors and locals alike savor the ability to combine world class skiing with fine wines and great cuisine.

Arts & Crafts Fairs

The arts & crafts festivals of Taos provide a great opportunity to find unique, handmade, attractively priced items.

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