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spanish culture

Many of the families in Taos today have ancestors who settled this valley long ago during the Spanish land grants. Their culture is one spoke of the wheel that comprises Taos’s tri-cultural community.

Las Fiestas de Taos

July 20 – 22, 2018
Annual celebration of the feast of Santa Ana and Santiago; featuring music, food, and dance – held on historical Taos Plaza.

Historic Churches Tour

Explore the distinctive stories of the historic adobe churches of northern New Mexico, and how they influence their communities.

La Hacienda de los Martinez

One of the few northern New Mexico style, late Spanish Colonial period “Great Houses” remaining in the American Southwest.

San Francisco de Asis Church

Built in the 1700’s, the church has served as inspiration to artists like Georgia O’Keefe and Ansel Adams.

Taos Plaza

The heart of Taos, where locals gather for summer concerts and visitors enjoy the shops and galleries all year long.

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