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: May 23, 2018 - Aug 15, 2018 Movies on the Green Bring a blanket, a picnic basket & your family and friends! Movies every Wednesday night beginning at 6pm with show starting at dusk. Free! Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

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

Jun 17, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018 Taos School of Music Chamber Music Festival International young artists and renown faculty present chamber music performances and workshops in the 56th annual season of the school. Location: Taos & Taos Ski Valley

Jun 23, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 Rodeo de Taos Experience the fun of the rodeo! Barrel racing, roping, bull riding, and more! Location: Taos County Rodeo Grounds

Jun 24, 2018 San Juan Feast Day Sunrise mass at San Geronimo church, traditional Corn Dance all day. No cameras. 8am-4:30pm Location: Taos Pueblo

Jun 27, 2018 Full Moon Hike to Williams Lake Enjoy a guided 4-mile hiking tour to Williams Lake. Delight in the full moon in the beautiful mountains of Taos Ski Valley. Meet at 9:00pm; free. (Bring an extra warm layer of clothing; it's cool at night in the mountains.) Location: Taos Ski Valley Hiker Parking Lot

June 28th 4-6pm Tantamount to Twirl! Come check out the amazing human-run copy machine in the Twirl courtyard. Bring the whole family and create your own or just stand back and watch the magic happen!

Jun 30, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018 Gene Autry Weekend Ride the engine Gene and his wife Jacki donated as it pulls the Cumbres & Toltec steam train across the most beautiful landscape Gene ever sang about. Watch Gene Autry movies at the Railyard. Listen to live music of the West. Location: Chama, NM

July 1, 2018 Rio Fernando Park Master Plan Review Come and see the various design options we've come up with for Rio Fernando Park and give us your input! We will have presentations on Permaculture zones and a Popup Nature Playground for kids of all ages... hosted by TWIRL! Free and open to all! Location: Taos Land Trust

Jul 1, 2018 Angel Fire Adventure Marathon Join the adventure for the fourth Angel Fire Adventure Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k and Happy Feet Kids Run. 6am-6pm. Location: Angel Fire

Jul 4, 2018 4th of July Seco Parade Join us for the most talked about 4th of July Celebration around! Enjoy live music preformed before the background of our beautiful garden. Get a taste of Seco creativity during our locally famous Forth of July Parade with an assortment of homemade floats tossing everything from hot dogs and candy to beads and water balloons. Stop by Taos Cow for a scoop their reknowned ice cream or grab a burrito at Abe's Cantina. Be sure to come early to set up your space as things fill up fast.  Location: Arroyo Seco

Jul 4, 2018 FREE Fourth of July Celebration featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Members and R&B/Funk legends The Family Stone Special Guests Baracutanga and The Damn Band, Followed by Fireworks! Location: Kit Carson Park in Taos at 4:30 pm.

Jul 4, 2018 4th of July Celebration Celebrate the 4th in the Mountains! After the Seco parade head up mountain where it's cooler! Live Music, Duck Races, Live Music, Fun & Mountain Views! Location: Taos Ski Valley

Jul 4, 2018 4th of July Celebration and Parade Celebrate The Great American Holiday in Red River. Festivities begin at 10am. Location: Downtown Red River

Jul 4, 2018 4th of July Activities in Eagle Nest Fireworks and 4th of July festivies at the Lake! Location: Eagle Nest Lake

Jul 6, 2018 - Jul 8, 2018 Freedom from Violence Arts & Crafts Fair Stroll along numerous booths of arts and crafts in the park. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 Las Fiestas de Taos Feast Day celebration of Taos' patron saints, Santiago and Santa Ana, with food, music, vendors, parades, dancers and more. Location: Taos Plaza

Jul 21, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 3rd Annual Taos Ski Valley Arts Festival Take in the fall mountain air, shop dozens of local and regional artists work, eat wonderful food, enjoy the children's craft tent , live music, and so much more; free! Location: Children's Center, Taos Ski Valley

Jul 25, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 Feast Days of Santiago and Santa Ana Experience this ancient American Indian ceremonial Corn Dance representing fertility and summer abundance. (Cameras not allowed.) Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

Aug 3, 2018 - Aug 4, 2018 Meow Wolf presents Taos Vortex A live music and performance art experience with multiple bands, DJs, chill tents, camping, and outdoor adventures. Location: Kit Carson Park

Aug 9, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018 Taos Pride Come enjoy Taos Pride weekend with some very special new events including the Taos Pride Parade, Film Fest, and Drag Show! Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 Summer Arts & Craft Fair Booths of artists and craftsmen line the park selling their wares on a summer day. Location: Kit Carson Park

Aug 18, 2018 Old Crow Medicine Show With special guest TBA. All ages show Location: Kit Carson Park

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