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

ONGOINGMay 12, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018 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: Jun 15, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 Cool Summer Nights Concerts in the Park Every Friday night this summer, settle in for a live concert, along with a Kids Zone with face painting and games! Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Free! 5-7pm. Location: Frontier Park, Angel Fire

Aug 25, 2018 Glam Trash Fashion Show 4-6pm at Taos Plaza. A free public all ages art event featuring a runway of recycled wearable art!

Sep 1, 2018 Mutt Strut This doggie day will be filled with a 5k Dog Fun Run/Walk, dog activities, music, food and fun! Location: Taos Ski Valley

Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018 Big Barn Dance Music Festival World-class Country, Americana and Folk music live at one of New Mexico's most beloved musical events. Plus songwriting workshops, dance lessons, camping, and more. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

Sep 14 and 15, 2018 The PASEO A festival bringing the art of installation, performance and projection to the streets of Taos, New Mexico's historic district.

Sep 15, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018 Oktoberfest Authentic Schuplatter band, German beer and food, activities and crafts for kids, yodeling contest, Alpenhorn blowing contests and live music; free. 11:30am-5pm. Location: Bavarian Lodge, Taos Ski Valley

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 43rd Taos Fall Arts Festival Featuring Taos' most comprehensive art shows of the year - Taos Select and Taos Open. This is the largest and oldest arts festival in northern New Mexico with gallery receptions, openings, special events, and workshops. Location: Throughout Taos Historic District

Oct 6, 2018 Global Cardboard Challenge Day of Play at Twirl 11am-2pm We'll have all the materials you'll need to get your creative on and build from your wildest imaginings! Play, creativity, collaboration and community will be the ingredients of the day! Location: Twirl Courtyard

Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018 Taos Wool Festival This 35th annual celebration of traditional and contemporary fiber artistry is an opportunity to shop for hand-dyed, hand-spun yarns and textile art, get up close to sheep, goats, and llamas, and an invitation for kids to try their hand at a fiber project. Free. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

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