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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 Winter Wine Festival

January 31 – February 4, 2019
Every year in Taos visitors and locals alike savor the ability to combine world class skiing with fine wines and great cuisine.

Taos Lilac Festival

May 17 – 19, 2019
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.

Red River Memorial Weekend Motorcycle Rally

May 23 – 27, 2019
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 2019
Members of Indian tribes throughout the country gather in Taos for this three-day event to compete in traditional dance competitions.

Motet On The Mesa

July 2019
Motet on the Mesa is an intimate festival that includes 2 days of music and starlight camping at vintage trailer hotel, Hotel Luna Mystica, just steps away.

Meow Wolf Presents Taos Vortex

August 3-4, 2018 AMP Concerts and Meow Wolf bring a unique music weekend festival to Kit Carson Park in Taos

Taos Pride

August 2019
3 Day Festival in Taos celebrating the lives and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere.

Summer Wine Festival

August, 2019
Wine tastings, food, hiking, live music and more will fill your weekend in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains!

Fish Out Of Water Festival

The third-annual Fish Out Of Water Festival will return to Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership in August 2019.

Dog Days of Summer

August 2019
Back for its 10th year Dog Days of Summer Concert will feature top-notch talent and will benefit Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in Taos

Music From Angel Fire

August 17 – September 1, 2018
World-renowned artists perform an impressive array of works from great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.

Voodoo Threauxdown

September 22, 2018
Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Galactic Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band. With special guests Cyril Neville & Walter Wolfman Washington.

The Paseo Outdoor Art Festival

September 14 & 15, 2018
The Paseo Project is a free Art Festival held annually in Taos featuring national and international installation artists.

Taos Fall Arts Festival

September 21 – 30, 2018
Taos Fall Arts Festival since 1974 is the oldest arts festival in Taos and showcases emerging and established artists.

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.

SOMOS Storytelling Festival

October 12 & 13, 2018
Story Slam, Story Swap, Workshops, Children’s Stories, and the annual Storytelling Festival.

Taos Celebrates Halloween

Wednesday October 31, 2018
Games, Prizes, Haunted House, Trunk or Treat, Children’s activities and after parties.

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

October 26-28, 2018
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

The Frank Morgan Taos Jazz Festival The Premier Fall Music Event in Northern New Mexico When: November 14, 15, 16… Read more »

Yuletide in Taos

November and December 2018
Yuletide in Taos is the name we give to all the unique New Mexican celebrations that happen throughout the holiday season.

Festivals

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

Arts & Crafts Fairs

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

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