taos wool festival

This Event Has Been Cancelled for 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our community has made the difficult decision to cancel many local events in 2020. Your safety and the safety of our town is our priority and we look forward to seeing you soon. In the meantime experience Taos from a distance.

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Join us for the Virtual Taos Wool Festival event October 3 & 4, 2020. Visit for more information.

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This is a FREE event!

Immerse yourself in the more than 400 years of wool tradition as New Mexico, Colorado and Texas breeders and fiber artists celebrate at the Wool Festival of Taos. Join in at Kit Carson Park for two days of family fun. Take a look at traditional and contemporary fiber artistry, an opportunity to get up close and personal with sheep, goats, rabbits, alpacas, and llamas. Kids can try their hand at a fiber project.

The 37th annual festival includes:

  • An outstanding regional wool market featuring juried vendors displaying their wool, fiber, yarns, and artistic creations.
  • Fiber Critters Corner that includes live sheep, alpacas, goats, angora rabbits, and more.
  • Demonstrations of spinning, dyeing, shearing sheep and many other fiber related skills.
  • Contests for handspun yarn, fleeces (wool and alpaca), and finished garments and home accessories.
  • Dog Sweater Show & Contest
  • Silent Auction featuring many unique donated items.
  • Kid’s-Hands-On Activities for kids of all ages.
  • Workshops before and during the festival weekend.
  • Food vendors serving regional lamb, and other delicious choices.
  • With the added ambiance of live music, the festival is unique and fun for the whole family.


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