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

A Self-Guided Driving Tour of Lilacs Blooming in the Taos Historic District

The arrival of spring in Taos brings with it the blossoming of lilacs everywhere. Lilacs in springtime are ubiquitous in Taos.

Mother’s Day Music Festival

Three day, family-friendly, free music festival to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Pueblo Dances and Events

Throughout the year
Take away a unique experience by attending the Pueblos during their dances and events that are open to the public.

Taos Winter Wine Festival

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

Not Forgotten Outreach Veteran Appreciation Ski Week

Honoring Military Families during the Taos Ski Valley Not Forgotten Outreach Military Family Appreciation Ski Week.

Taos Shortz Film Festival

This Event Has been Postponed
We’ve chosen 75 of the Best Short Films on the Planet and are bringing them to Taos!!

Taos Spring Arts

April 2021 We are pleased to announce that Taos Spring Arts is returning this year with many great in-person and… Read more »

Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Races

If you’re looking to make a splash this Mother’s Day, look no further than the Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Races!

Dennis Hopper Day

Welcome all bikers to Dennis Hopper Day and the Anniversary of “Easy Rider”.

Taos Lilac Festival

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.

Movies on the Green

Get the family together and enjoy Taos’ beautiful spring and summer nights with movies at Kit Carson Park.

Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally

Get ready for the rumble as 20,000 bikers from all different backgrounds line Main Street for one lively party.

Taos Plaza Live

Free live music events on Taos Plaza. Bring your chairs, blanket and picnics.

Taos Opera Institute

Cantos de Taos group perform solos and ensembles all over the Taos region in many diverse venues.

Running and Biking Races in Taos

Taos’ Line-Up of Summer Bike Events and Trail Runs for the Adventure Traveler.

Pecha Kucha Taos

Taos’ own creatives present 20 slides in 20 seconds at this favorite, almost always sold-out event!

Music in the Park

Taos Music Festival Season in the Park. See who’s playing this year!

Bacon and Brews

Bring your friends and sample beer and bacon from across the Southwest while cooling off in the mountain air.

4th of July celebration in Taos

Join us for fireworks, music in the park and more!

Taos Pueblo Pow Wow

Taos Pueblo Pow Wow offers Members of Indian tribes throughout the country a chance to gather in Taos for three days to compete in traditional dance competitions.

Las Fiestas de Taos

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

Taos Pride

A community event to celebrate diversity, increase awareness, and provide a safe place to be exactly who you are!

Summer Wine Festival

Wine tastings, food, hiking, live music and more will fill your weekend in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains!

Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer Concert features top-notch talent and benefits Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in Taos

Music From Angel Fire

World-renowned artists perform an impressive array of works from great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.

Glam Trash Fashion Show

The Glam Trash Fashion Show combines art, recycling and fashion into a glamtastic all ages non-profit annual event.

Michael Hearne’s Big Barn Dance

The best of live folk and Americana music around performing all weekend in the heart of Taos.

The Paseo Festival

Local and visiting artists present experiential and participatory installations that harness art, science and technology for multi-sensory experiences.

Taos Fall Arts Festival

Since 1974, Taos Fall Arts is the oldest arts festival in Taos and showcases emerging and established artists.

Taos Chamber Music Group

For 27 years, Taos Chamber Music Group has presented an incredibly diverse scope of performances, with a reputation for creativity and artistic excellence.

Taos Wool Festival

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

Sabor – A Taste of Taos

Showcasing the top Taos restaurants. Family Fun and Music for all!

SOMOS Storytelling Festival

Story Slam, Story Swap, Workshops, Children’s Stories, and the annual Storytelling Festival.

Taos Celebrates Halloween

Games, Prizes, Trunk or Treat, Children’s activities take over the Taos Historic District.

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

Taos skies are filled with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear, cold dawn of a Taos Mountain sunrise.

Taos Jazz Bebop Society

Frank Morgan Taos Jazz Festival, the premier fall music event in Northern New Mexico.

Yuletide in Taos

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

Dixon Studio Tour

The oldest continuously run studio tour in the state, this “Collected Works” show, features outstanding pieces of work by each of the artists on the tour.

Las Posadas

San Francisco de Asis and Community Churches

Festivals

Taos celebrates the culture and arts – visual, performing, culinary, musical, literary, all year long. Come join the fun.

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