Santa Fe, New Mexico Fall Events Guide
Fall in Santa Fe brings perfect weather to enjoy the beautiful scenery filled with golden aspen leaves. This season offers farmers markets with roasted green chile, and festivals for the whole family to enjoy. But remember: bundle up for the crisp evenings!
New Mexico Chinese Lantern Festival
10/6-11/12 – Expo New Mexico
The New Mexico Chinese Lantern Festival will light up Expo New Mexico with light sculptures, exciting performances, and fun cultural experiences. Featuring 30+ enormous illuminated displays crafted by Chinese artisans, the festival brings tourists from all over the world.
Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
10/18-10/22 – Various theater locations in Santa Fe
The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival advances independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema and brings 5 days of excellence in filmmaking to the inclusive and diverse community of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival
11/17-11/19 – Community Convention Center
The country’s largest and oldest recycled art market, Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival, is dedicated to showcasing art created from discarded materials. This exciting weekend-long event brings in more than 100 artists and thousands of art lovers from around New Mexico, Colorado, New York, Arizona, and elsewhere that offered their original pieces for sale in the Art Market.
Ski Santa Fe Opens
11/23 (Tentative) – Ski Santa Fe
With a base elevation of 10,350 ft, Ski Santa Fe is the launching point for a ski experience your family will never forget. Located only 16 miles from the heart of Santa Fe, a city rich in culture, fine arts and exceptional cuisine, this is one of the country’s most diverse and unique ski destinations.