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

May 3, 2017 Santa Cruz Feast Day and Dances Traditional foot races open to the public at 8:00am. Traditional Corn Dances start at 1:00pm (approximately).  Info: (575) 758-1028. Location: Taos Pueblo

May 6, 2017 KCEC Solar – Powering a Brighter Future  - The launch of the first 7 of 35 solar arrays in the KCEC service area (Enchanted Circle) being built this summer. KTAO Solar Center, 9 State Road 150 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Twirl will be there with a fun solar themed craft.

May 6, 2017 Family Photo Day at Twirl Support the Taos High School Photography Program and get great family photos! 11am-4pm

May 6, 2017 Child Find at Los Angelitos 1030 Salazar Rd Taos, New Mexico, NM 87571

May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017 Northern NM Mother's Day Concert This family-oriented event offers three days of festivities honoring our mothers. Live entertainment all three days from traditional New Mexico-style music, Tejano, classic rock, and country. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

May 13, 2017 Mother's Day Crafting at Twirl 11am-1pm

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017 Taos Lilac Festival Lilacs everywhere! Weekend events include crafts fair, pet parade and costume contest, children's carousel, lilac walking tour, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, and the Lilac 5K. Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017 Arts & Crafts Fair 47th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair in beautiful Kit Carson Park, accompanied by the Taos Lilac Festival. 10am-5pm daily. Location: Kit Carson Park in Taos

May 25, 2017 - May 29, 2017 Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally/Run Get ready for the rumble... of 20,000 motorcycles, and live music. Vendors, food, fun! Monday morning, join in the Memorial Day 25-mile parade to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Location: Red River

Jun 2, 2017 - Jun 4, 2017 Music on the Mesa Festival Three days of live bands and jaw-dropping views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. See website for the line-up. Location: Taos Mesa Brewing Company

Jun 3, 2017 Kids' Fish Fiesta 2017 For youth ages 11 and under, an opportunity to learn about aquatic bugs, fly tying and casting and more. Free. 9-12:00pm, lunch provided. Location: Eagle Rock Lake in Questa

Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017 Scott Enduro Mountain Bike Race Scott Enduro Cup expands to include pros and amateurs, men and women, juniors 13-18. Location: Angel Fire Bike Park

Jun 13, 2017 San Antonio Feast Day Feast day traditional corn dance at Taos Pueblo plaza. (No cameras.) Location: Taos Pueblo

Jun 16, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017 Balloons Over Angel Fire Hot air balloons grace the skies over Angel Fire for this colorful and exciting weekend. Mass Ascension Balloon launch Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7am; Balloon Glow Saturday evening 9pm. 40 hot-air balloons participating. Free! Location: Angel Fire

Jun 17, 2017 Habla Tamale Cookoff & Festival Everything tamale - cook-off, eating contest, tastings, salsa cook-off, food vendors, artist market, entertainment, food, beer & wine. 10am-6pm. Location: Angel Fire, NM


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