The city of Santa Fe is incredibly diverse. The combination of food, culture, architecture, art, and nature is unlike any other place in the country. And this melting pot of things to do is what makes the City Different so unique. You’ll find plenty of festivals and events that showcase the many special pieces of the second oldest town in the U.S., but the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta mixes several of these aspects together to create a fantastic weeklong culinary extravaganza. If you want to find more things to do and places to see in the City Different, request access to our free Vacation Guide!
Your Guide to the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta
What is the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta?
The Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta is a celebration of the city’s most popular native ingredient paired with a collection of wineries from New Mexico and several other states on the West Coast. Local restaurants put on a culinary show using chiles as a staple in a variety of cuisines, ranging from traditional New Mexican to Asian fusion. A panel of guest chefs infuse their flavors and creativity into dishes and wineries host wine seminars throughout the weeklong event. There are several tasting events, a golf tournament, a film viewing with food and wine tasting, and guest chef luncheons.
When Is It?
Guest can experience the 2019 Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta from September 22nd to September 29th. Tickets go on sale for all events on July 5th. We encourage you to purchase your tickets as soon as you can, especially the grand tasting at the gorgeous Santa Fe Opera House. Trust us; you won’t want to miss this incredible festival.
Where Is It?
This weeklong festival takes place at various locations around town. The Santa Fe Convention Center acts as the main base for larger activities with smaller events like the guest chef luncheons taking place at restaurants throughout the heart of the city. The golf tournament typically occurs on the scenic course at Towa Golf Club. The crown jewel of the week is the grand tasting at the Santa Fe Opera House, where the combination of food and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains is second to none. Whether you are a wine enthusiast or looking to explore new cuisines, the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta is a must for guests visiting at this fantastic time in our city.
Four Kachinas Inn is the perfect place to base your culinary adventure through Santa Fe. Our authentic, Southwestern-themed rooms provide a beautiful backdrop during your stay. Fuel your day with a delicious complimentary breakfast in our dining room every morning before heading out to experience the culture and history that lies around every corner. Four Kachinas is also only steps away from the heart of downtown, so you can easily see the city without driving!
What are you waiting for? Book your stay with us and get ready for an experience like no other. We look forward to welcoming you to our Inn!