Surely you can feel the change in the air as we head into summer. It's both a weather thing and a more-stuff-to-do-around-here-than-ever thing.
Edible Art Tour
June 8 and 9
20 some-odd restaurants and galleries join forces for a walking tour combo of art, food and drink downtown and up Canyon Road, all to benefit kids' art education through nonprofit ARTsmart.
When Currents takes over the Railyard each summer, you just know it's going to be a mind-bending array of tech, arts, music and more.
As more and bigger shows wind up coming to our corner of the world, the Arizona indie-slash-alt.country dup joins the ranks with a show at the Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company.
Santa Fe Bandstand
June 21-August 10
As beloved as an annual music fest can be, this year's Bandstand heralds dozens of performers downtown and on the Southside.
Santa Fe Pride
June 29-July 1
A celebration of our LGBTQIA friends over three days featuring the Closetball, Pride on the Plaza and a totally excellent pool party.
International Folk Art Market
Internationally respected and chock-full of arts and crafts from around the globe sold by artists and craftspeople from around the globe.
Best of Santa Fe Party and Tom Petty Tribute
You nominated, you voted, you watched and waited—and now the cream of the Santa Fe crop are revealed as we party all hard in the Railyard and pay our respects to Mr. Tom Petty.
We Are the SEEDS
August 16 and 17
The second year for the fledgling Indigenous arts market kicks off in the Railyard and brings a decidedly more contemporary bent. Art, music, food, dancing and more all go down and we love love love their style.
SWAIA Indian Market
August 18 and 19
Is "massive" a big enough word for the sprawling annual market that finds countless Indigenous artists selling the wares they painstakingly create the rest of the year?
Fiestas de Santa Fe
August 26-September 8
Fingers crossed for a more inclusive retelling of the Entrada. Either way, Santa Fe's Spanish Colonial Heritage will be on full display at this annual week-long event.
The physical embodiment of our doom and gloom, Zozobra must burn so we may cleanse ourselves of the sadness. This is pretty much the harbinger of waning summer days, so pack as much as you can in now.
Outside Bike & Brew
September 1 and 2
Bicycling meets craft beers and live music at this two-day festival for pros, amateurs and all cyclers in between. You can thank Outside magazine for this relatively new but undoubtedly excellent event.
Jumpsuit Family Gathering
OK, so it's officially in Taos, but with bands like The Polish Ambassador, Lone Piñon, Ton Ranger and many others—not to mention camping and yoga and such—that little drive suddenly becomes a lot more worth it.
Wine & Chile Fiesta
It'll be so cold before you know it, go out with the bang that is wine and chile pairings from our best local restaurants.