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TAOS, NEW MEXICO 87571

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WHAT'S ON NOW FOR KIDS & FAMILIES IN TAOS

Taos has a multitude of activities for children of all ages. Whether you need to get out for an adventure with your little ones or you are looking for a weekly pursuit for your children to be involved in, check out this list of activities to motivate, inspire and challenge your family.

Special Events and Activities in and around Taos

ONGOING: May 13, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 Farmers Market Every Saturday Fresh local vegetables and fruits, cheeses and dairy products, delicious baked goods, honey, grassfed meats, eggs, jams, flowers and plants. Live music and entertainment. 8:00am-12:30pm. Location: Taos Plaza

ONGOING: May 25, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017 Taos Plaza Live Free live concerts every Thursday evening at 6pm - all summer long. (No performance on July 20.) Location: Taos Plaza

ONGOING:  Children's art projects as part of the Fechin Food Forest Sunday mornings 10am-1pm at Taos Art Museum at Fechin House

Jul 1, 2017 5K Dog Fun Run Treat you and your dog to a day of dog events, including the Fun Run, live entertainment, food, and more dog events. 10am-3pm. Location: Taos Ski Valley

Jul 4, 2017 Hometown 4th of July Celebration and Concert The Town of Taos presents a free celebration - all day long! Free pancakes from 8-10am at TaosPlaza, free concert in Kit Carson Park starting at 4:30 featuring Mariachi Teotihuacan, Nosotros, and Ozomatli. Kit Carson Park is a great vantage point to see the 4th of July Fireworks!  Location: Taos Plaza & Kit Carson Park

Jul 4, 2017 4th of July Celebration Celebrate the 4th in the Mountains! Chairlift riding parade, Taos Rubber Duck Races & Climb-A-Firetruck. Live music, great food, fun & mountain views. Location: Bavarian Restaurant, Taos Ski Valley

Jul 4, 2017 4th of July Celebration and Parade Celebrate The Great American Holiday in Red River. Festivities begin at 10am. Location: Downtown Red River

Jul 4, 2017 Arroyo Seco Parade You never know what you will see at the annual Arroyo Seco Independence Day parade - parade starts at noon. Location: Arroyo Seco

Jul 7, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017 32nd Annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow A competition of American Indian dances with arts and crafts, food and music. Events begin Friday evening with a grand procession. Join in the celebration of Native American song and dance beneath the beautiful setting of Taos Mountain. Location: Taos Pueblo Pow Wow Grounds

Jul 8, 2017 Full Moon Hike Enjoy a guided 2 mile hiking tour to Williams Lake. Delight in the full moon in the beautiful mountains of Taos Ski Valley. Meet at 8:00pm; free. Location: Taos Ski Valley Hiker Parking Lot

Jul 8, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017 Angel Fire ArtsFest One of the longest-running arts festivals in northern New Mexico where artists from all over the Southwest come to Angel Fire to display their works. Sat-9-4; Sun-9-3. Location: Angel Fire

Jul 15, 2017 Old Fashioned Fandango Come celebrate the Rio Grande Region culture and tradition with Southwest musicians, Bailes Sociales dances polka, chotis, valse and varsoviana. (Check for 2017 updates.) Location: Taos Plaza

Thursday, July 20th at noon "School Daze" A musically-grooved, theatrical romp, in which students try to navigate through the the horrors, absurdities, pitfalls and follies of the first day of middle school, while balancing on that tricky tightrope between being a kid and a teenager. Free. All ages. (location: Twirl Playspace, 225 Camino de La Placita)

Friday, July 21st at 12:30 and 2:30pm "School Daze" A musically-grooved, theatrical romp, in which students try to navigate through the the horrors, absurdities, pitfalls and follies of the first day of middle school, while balancing on that tricky tightrope between being a kid and a teenager. Free. All ages. (location: Taos Youth Ballet, 1027 Salazar Road)

Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017 Las Fiestas de Taos Feast Day celebration of Taos Patron Saints, Santiago and Santa Ana, food, music, vendors, parades, dancers and more. Location: Taos Plaza

Jul 25, 2017 - Jul 26, 2017 Feast Days of Santiago and Santa Ana Taos Pueblo patron saints are celebrated with traditional Corn Dances. Experience this ancient American Indian ceremonial dance representing fertility and summer abundance. (Cameras not allowed.); Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

Jul 29, 2017 Dwight Yoakam & The Mavericks in Concert Multi-Grammy award-winning country & western star performs with The Mavericks, live in Kit Carson Park, 6pm. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 12, 2017 Taos Pride 7th Annual Taos Pride Celebration with some very special new events including the Taos Pride Parade!! Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

Aug 12, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017 Taos Ski Valley Art Festival Join us in beautiful Taos Ski Valley and shop from dozens of local and regional artists, enjoy delicious food, Children's Craft Tent; live music noon to 3pm. Free; 11:30am-5pm. Location: Bavarian Lodge, Taos Ski Valley

Aug 17, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights 4-day Music Festival at venues throughout town and multiple chili cook-offs on Saturday in the park. Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

Aug 18, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 Music From Angel Fire The 34th season of world-class, internationally known musicians performing chamber and classical music. See website for locations and times. Location: Throughout Northern New Mexico

Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017 Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival Join local & regional artisans in the park. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

 

See taos.org for a comprehensive round-up of what Taos has to offer.