Santa Fe rings in the holidays with fun-filled activities and food. Celebrate the only way we know how; from the Annual Christmas Eve Farolito Walk on Canyon Road to New Year's Eve on The Plaza, there is something for everyone to enjoy. As we embark on the holiday season here are some things to get you into the festive mood!
Chanukah on the Plaza
Historic Downtown Plaza
Celebrate the lighting of the Menorah with Santa Fe’s Jewish Center. Delicious hot latkes will be served.
Christmas at the Palace
Palace of the Governors
A beloved Santa Fe tradition. Enjoy live music, hot cider, and cookies alongside Mr. and Mrs. Clause who will be there to partake in the festivities.
A beautiful candlelight procession beginning at the Palace of the Governors and ending at the Palace courtyard. Follow Marry and Joseph throughout downtown Santa Fe as they recreate searching for a room at the inn.
Santa Fe Winter Indian Market
December 14th - 16th
La Fonda on the Plaza
Pick up any last minute, handmade gifts at the Winter Indian Market. Featuring over 150 artists selling weavings, pottery, jewelry and so much more.
December 14th - 31st
Get in the holiday spirit at the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens. Enjoy festive lights throughout the gardens and have a fun festive drink. santafebotanicalgarden.org
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Presents the Nutcracker
December 15th - 16th
The Lensic Aspen
Santa Fe’s annual performance of 'The Nutcracker' is a cannot miss holiday event. With over 60 dancers this show incorporates ballet, Chinese ribbon dance and flamenco.
Midnight Mass at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
A stunning event that combines Spanish Colonial influences with a traditional cathedral mass. Starting at 12am but it is recommended that you arrive early to assure your seat at this historic annual event.
Santa Fe Symphony: Christmas Eve with Anderson & Roe
Celebrate Christmas Eve with The Santa Fe Symphony. A classical music lovers dream, featuring Anderson & Roe an Emmy-nominated duo that soothe the soul.
Canyon Road Christmas Eve Farolito Walk
Santa Fe’s annual farolito walk is a classic tradition everyone should try at least once. Brace the cold with delicious hot cocoa and apple cider, and enjoy Historic Canyon Road covered in lights with your friends, family and neighbors.
A City Different New Year’s Eve on The Santa Fe Plaza
December 31st, 9:00pm - 12:00am
Historic Downtown Plaza
Welcome in the New Year in Santa Fe style! Bring your family and friends to enjoy ringing in the New Year on The Plaza.