Santa Fe Summer Getaway


Santa Fe Summer Getaway

For climate, culture, food, art and memories that last a lifetime, make your getaway to Santa Fe. Locals love the abundance of summer activities here and you will, too. It’s the perfect time for family and friends to get together, relax, stroll through the summer markets and just have fun.

>From international art fairs to fabulous flamenco and the world’s largest Native American art market, there’s so much happening in Santa Fe this summer you’ll want to visit over and over again.

Check out our 72 Hour Itineraries for some great ideas on what to see and do during your Santa Fe visit.

Here’s a look at some of summer’s top events:


The Sixth Annual Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
July 11-12
This vibrant market brings more than 100 artists from over 40 countries to the world’s largest international folk art market, held on Museum Hill. Enjoy entertainment, artist demonstrations and foods from around the world.


The 58th Annual Spanish Market
July 25-26
This summer market celebrates New Mexico’s traditional Hispanic cultures, with hundreds of artists showing and selling their work rooted in Spanish Colonial art traditions on the Santa Fe Plaza. You’ll also enjoy music and dance as well as New Mexico food.


The 88th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market
August 22-23
The biggest art event of the summer features more than 1,200 artists from 100 tribes showing and selling their work on the Santa Fe Plaza. The largest Native American art market in the world also features entertainment, a Native clothing contest, and artist demonstrations.


The 10th Annual Thirsty Ear Festival
June 12-14
Held outdoors at the scenic Eaves Movie Ranch, this popular festival appeals to fans of roots music. This year’s line-up features national and local performers and headliners include Richie Havens, Steel Pulse and Keb’ Mo’.


Art Santa Fe
July 23-26
This prestigious contemporary art fair showcases an impressive variety of work represented by more than 55 galleries from around the world. The fair includes site-specific installations and a celebrity guest lecture.


Concerts at the Santa Fe Brewing Co.
July 11
Catch the Cowboy Junkies in concert on the patio of the Santa Fe Brewing Company.
August 7
The English Beat share billing with Big Reel Fish and the Supevillans for a great night of dancing.


Summer of Love
Through September
While you’re here, take a day trip to Taos, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of the cult classic film “Easy Rider”with a series of art, music and film events.