The City Different is a place full of rich culture, historical heritage, and natural beauty. Every year, you can explore a variety of Santa Fe events that celebrate our towns one-of-a-kind spirit and flavor. Whether you’re celebrating a food festival or viewing renowned works of art, there’s always something new and exciting in our unique city. You can discover more events, attractions, and restaurants in our free Santa Fe Vacation Guide!

Spring

Native Treasures

The Native Treasures art market features over 200 of the most prominent Native American artists in the country. This annual Santa Fe event takes place every Memorial Day weekend.

Santa Fe Century

If you’re a biking enthusiast, then you need to register for this historic race through Northern New Mexico’s beautiful landscapes. The Santa Fe Century has 20, 30, and 50-mile rides during this mid-May event.

Canyon Road Sculpture Month

Canyon Road Sculpture Month is one of the newest annual Santa Fe events. Visitors and residents can revel in the unique sculptures and artwork along the beautiful Canyon Road art district throughout May for free.


Summer

International Folk Art Market

Showcasing artwork produced by 150 artists from more than 60 different countries around the world, the International Folk Art Market is an opportunity for exceptional artists to help provide themselves and their countries with financial support. You’ll find incredible works of art that you can purchase during this three-day celebration of culture in July.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival takes place during a six-week stretch in July and August. Kids and adults can enjoy a variety of concerts highlighting the works of famous artists and composers.

Santa Fe Indian Market

The Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest Native American Indian art market in the world. This Santa Fe event takes place every August and hosts an array of art created by over 1,000 artists from federally recognized tribes in the U.S. and Canada.

Santa Fe Fiesta and Burning of Zozobra

This unique Santa Fe event showcases the local cultural tradition of burning a tall marionette of Zozobra, who is a creation of artist Will Shuster. Zozobra represents evil and gloom, and by burning him, locals kicked off the Labor Day festivities by getting rid of their troubles and worries. It’s a different experience, to say the least, so do some homework on it before attending.


Fall

Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival

Who doesn’t love a good wine and food event? The Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival features wineries from the Southwest and West Coast paired with a delicious selection of food from local restaurants in the City Different.

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

Five days of watching and analyzing Indie films await you at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Visit in October to experience this fun Santa Fe event.


Winter

The Santa Fe Film Festival

The Santa Fe Film Festival takes place every year in February, and celebrates the cinematic arts with movie viewing, workshops, panels, and parties!

Santa Fe Restaurant Week

Foodies and culinary enthusiasts will love indulging at some of the top restaurants in the City Different. Santa Fe Restaurant Week takes place in February and allows visitors and residents to sample small tastes at many dining establishments in the area for a discounted price!

Holiday Tree Lighting on the Plaza

Ring in the Holiday season with the grand tree lighting in Santa Fe Plaza! This fun Santa Fe event takes place around Thanksgiving weekend every year.

Book Your Santa Fe Getaway

Four Kachinas Inn offers one of the most authentic lodging experiences in all of the City Different. Our beautifully furnished rooms and excellent location allow you to stay minutes from the heart of downtown, where history, art, and culture flourish among the storied Adobe architecture.

Plan your vacation around an event (or two) by booking one of our rooms! We look forward to welcoming you to the City Different.