Festivals & Markets

Festivals & Markets

An amazing array of festivals and markets, some older than a century, celebrate the rich blend of cultures in Santa Fe County. From the bustling farmer's markets to the renowned Indian Market, Spanish Market and International Folk Art Market and colorful festivals held around the region, these annual events weave together a pageantry of traditional and contemporary art, culture, music, food and many other delights.

Farmers Markets

Meet the farmers, ranchers and artisanal food makers of northern New Mexico at the vibrant farmers markets of Santa Fe County. Shop a bounty of fresh seasonal fare, from greens, vegetables and fruits to grass-fed meats, handcrafted cheese, chocolate, salsa, jam, our famous New Mexico chile and so much more. Get cooking tips and favorite recipes and from the vendors, and enjoy live music, cooking demos and other events. It's a great way to celebrate the flavors and experience the communities of New Mexico.

Eldorado Farmers Market

Farmers, bakers, chocolate makers and others transform La Tienda Shopping Plaza into an emporium of edible delights. This market brings friends and neighbors together, catching up as they shop an array of fresh seasonal greens, fruits, flowers, craft cheese, baked goods and other handcrafted items.

Open Fridays 4-7 p.m., June through Mid-October

7 Caliente Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Eldorado Farmers Market

Santa Fe Farmer’s Market

Hailed as one of the country's best farmers markets by U.S.A. Today, this long-running market is one delicious celebration of food and the people who grow it. More than 150 vendors from across northern New Mexico sell their chile, corn, apricots, apples, grass-fed meats, artisanal cheese and bushels of other seasonal fare.

Saturday Market: Open Year-Round
June–September: 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
October –May: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tuesday Market: Open May 2–November 21
Hours are always the same as Saturday Market

Wednesday Evening Market : Open June 21–September 27, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

Mercado Del Sur- July 4–September 26, Tuesday 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

1607 Paseo de Peralta, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87507
505.983.4098
SantaFeFarmersMarket.com

Santa Fe Farmer

Arts & Crafts Markets

International Folk Art Market

One of the most colorful places on the planet, the International Folk Art Market brings more than 150 artists from 53 countries to Museum Hill to sell their unique folk art. Some 20,000 people travel from around the country to shop this market in mid-July, purchasing handmade jewelry, clothing, textiles, paintings and dozens of other one-of-a-kind items. Part of the fun is getting to meet the artists and talk about their work and where they live. The market also showcases live world music, dance and other performances. Bring your appetite so you can feast on foods from around the globe.

International Folk Art Market

Santa Fe Indian Market

The Santa Fe Indian Market is not just the world's largest Native American art market, it's been the biggest event in town, year after year, since 1922. More than 100,000 avid collectors travel to the Santa Fe Plaza on the third weekend of August to purchase jewelry, pottery, weaving, basketry and other traditionally crafted works directly from 1,000 Native American artists from the U.S. and Canada. Indian Market is also known for live native music performances, time-honored dances and drumming

Spanish Market

Celebrate the region's rich Spanish Colonial history at the annual Spanish Market on the Santa Fe Plaza, held on the final full weekend of July. One of Santa Fe's premier events, the market is devoted to traditional Spanish Colonial arts and crafts, handmade by hundreds of area Hispanic artists. Shop for retablos, santos, straw applique, hand-carved furniture, tin work and other exceptional pieces, and enjoy art demonstrations along with live music and dance and regional fare. The Contemporary Hispanic Market takes place simultaneously, featuring work by New Mexico Hispanic artists.

Spanish Market

Studio Tours

Each year, artists in historic communities invite you to their homes and studios to meet them, watch them work and purchase one-of-a-kind paintings, jewelry, pottery and other works. These annual Artist Studio Tours also showcase the artistry of the region, taking you to scenic towns and villages in Santa Fe County during the most beautiful seasons of the year. The tours include traditional foods and live music, and maps are available to guide you as you walk from studio to studio. The annual schedule includes the Eldorado Studio Tour, the Pojoaque River Art Tour, the Galisteo Studio Tour and the La Cienega Studio Tour.


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