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

Apr 4, 2019 Story Time @ Taos Public Library 10:30 am - 11:30 am Taos Public Library Price: Free

April 5th, 2019 Twirl at Questa Public Library 1-3pm at Questa Public Library. Join Twirl for a free family engagement event where parents & kids learn together as they explore Robot Play with Twirl. Snacks, door prizes & creative fun provided.

April 5th, 2019 STAND UP: STUDENT VOICES ON BULLYING @ 04:00 pm |  Stables Gallery TCA Presents STAND UP: Student Voices on Bullying, An Exhibition of Written Work from Taos Students Opening Reception: Friday, April 5 4-6pm with readings and a performance by student musicians. Exhibition Hours: Sat, April 6 noon-4pm; Mon-Wed, April 8-10 4-6pm Co-sponsored by SOMOS, Taos Behavioral Health and the TCA

April 5th, 2019 Twirl at Roots and Wings School Fundraiser 6-10pm at Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership. Join Twirl for optical illusions and bicycle powered milkshakes at this Magic Circus themed event. Enjoy music, food and activities for kids and families.

April 27th, 2019 Twirl’s 5th Annual INVENT EVENT 12-4pm at Enos Garcia Gym. A free community maker fair exploring tools, technologies and techniques for making and creating. Free fun for the whole family!

April 28th, 2019 RIO FERNANDO PARK LAND AND TRAILS EXPLORATION DAY @ 01:00 pm |  Rio Fernando Park. This community event will include nature hunts for kids, water testing, tree planting demonstrations, pollinator seed giveaways, medicinal plant walks, pollinator house building, food, fun and there will be an opportunity to help sponsor our park and trails.

May 3rd, 2019 TWIRL AT QUESTA PUBLIC LIBRARY 1-3pm at the Questa Library (6 1/2 Municipal Park Rd.) Join Twirl for a free family engagement event where parents and kids learn together as they explore Wacky Wheels with Twirl. Snacks, door prizes & creative fun provided.

May 10th, 2019 MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT PROJECT Make that special card and gift for your Mom and Grandma on Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Taos Youth & Family Center from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  This event is FREE for children of all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Materials and examples will be provided, just bring your imagination.  Come and have some creative fun! Event brought to you by the Town of Taos Community Events, Taos Youth & Family Center and Rio Grande Ace Hardware.   For more information, call Judy Esquibel at 575-751-2037 or contact her via e-mail at 

May 11th, 2019 MOTHER”S DAY BOUQUETS AT TWIRL 11am-1pm in the Twirl Playroom. Come make your Mama a special flower bouquet for Mother’s Day. Use our materials to create a beautiful bunch that any mother would love!

May 11th, 2019 KID'S EVENT: MEET LINDA HARKEY OF HICKORY DOC'S TALES SERIES 2:00 pm at SOMOS Salon & Bookshop. A free event for K-3rd grade kids to meet the author of the Hickory Doc's Tales series. Linda Harkey is a past teacher and enthusiastic hunting dog owner for over 30 years. 

May 17th - 19th, 2019 THE TAOS LILAC FESTIVAL The Festival Weekend, May 17 – 19, 2019 will include a pet pageant; live entertainment; home and business expo; food and crafts vendor and many family friendly activities. Lilacs flourish abundantly in Taos and peak the last two weeks of May.

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