Taos offers an ongoing selection of festivals. Ranging from films, art and music to car shows and motorcycle rallies you will find something to celebrate with like minded enthusiasts.
Taos Winter Wine Festival – January
Enjoy tastings, seminars and special dinners in Taos and at TaosSkiValley. 30 world class wineries will feature their best wines at several events.
Taos Shortz Film Fest – March
This film festival features quality, juried short films from around the world. A wide variety of filmmakers participate, from local New Mexico talent to award winning global entrants.
Memorial Weekend Bike Rally (Motorcycles) – Late May
Motorcyclists from across the country come together for this event which is centered in Red River
Taos Solar Music Festival – June
This two day program held in late June each year, draws some big name talent. The 2012 festival featured Lyle Lovett, Los Lobos, and many other well known bands.
Town of Taos Fireworks Show – July 4
4th of July weekend come see a professional fireworks show by Taos Volunteer Fire Department.
Taos Pueblo Pow Wow – July
During this 3-day Native American celebration, top dancers compete to win recognition and prizes.
Fiestas de Taos – July
The community hosts this celebration of cuisine, music and fellowship honoring the two patron saints of Taos, Santa Ana and Santiago. Many festivities occur at the TaosPlaza downtown.
Music from Angel Fire Festival – August
Angel Fire is a short and scenic drive from Taos. Their annual summer festival includes world renowned artists who perform an impressive array of works from the great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.
Taos Home and Garden Tour – First Saturday of August
Los Jardineros Garden Club of Taos sponsors a self-guided tour where you can visit some of Taos’ most beautiful homes and gardens.
Taos Autumn Run Car Show – Late August
Celebrate all things related to cars, from hot rods to custom cars to classics!
Taos Chamber Music Festival September onward
The Taos Chamber Music Group presents concerts from September through June.
Taos Fall Arts Festival – Late September to early October
This is the oldest art festival in Taos, combining two major art shows. More than 250 TaosCounty artists are represented and proceeds benefit art programs for TaosCounty children.
Taos Storyteller Festival – October
Award winning storytellers gather at the TaosCenter for the Arts and enthrall audiences with many amazing tales.
Taos Wool Festival – October
Come see live demonstrations, a fantastic regional wool market, competitions and get a closer look at the animals that provide material for the artisans.
Taos Balloon Rally – Late October
Taos hosts a colorful balloon rally set against the bright autumn sunshine. The rally has 35-50 balloons each year, and provides easy access to get close to the action each morning.
Taos Pueblo Procession of the Virgin Mary – Christmas Eve
This is a beautiful traditional Christmas celebration held at the Taos Pueblo. The public is invited to watch as the Virgin Mary is carried from the church and taken through the plaza.