22 Mar 5 Things to Do in Santa Fe this Spring
Now that spring has officially “sprung”, Santa Fe residents and visitors may be in need of some new things to do and adventures to explore. Here are just a few events you can attend to brighten up the new season:
Ski Season (Ongoing – April 14)
The “Endless Winter” is upon us! The 2018-2019 ski season in Santa Fe has officially been extended, closing Sunday April 14. The snow conditions are as good as it gets: 258 inches so far this season and over 80 inches in the first two weeks of March. Ski Santa Fe will be open every day through closing with all facilities available to include the La Casa Lodge, La Casa Café, Ski Santa Fe Sports Shop, Ski & Snowboard Rental Shop and the Coffee Bar. There will also be a plethora of hosted ski events between now and closing. If you haven’t already read up on our profile of Ski Sant Fe, check it out here before hitting the slopes!
Kids Free Spring Break (March 1-April 21)
It’s Kids Free Spring Break in Santa Fe, when kids eat, stay and play freeǃ Santa Fe is making it easy to plan your family’s much needed Spring Break vacation. From March 1 through April 21, take advantage of great Kids Free deals in Santa Fe—from lodging, food, arts, culture, and other kid-friendly attractions. Start exploring the 2019 Kids Free Spring Break specials today and plan your trip to Santa Fe.
Baroque Holy Week – Santa Fe Pro Musica (April 18-20)
The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents this seasonal favorite in the perfect setting of the historic Loretto Chapel. Commemorate the joys and sorrows of the Easter season. This magical concert will feature music by Pergolesi.
Santa Fe Pro Musica brings together outstanding musicians to inspire and educate audiences of all ages through the performance of great music. Founded in 1980 by Thomas O’Connor and Carol Redman, Santa Fe Pro Musica offers a variety of classical music programs in historic Santa Fe venues, and presents professional musical performances for orchestra, string quartet, chamber ensemble, and performances on baroque instruments. The Santa Fe Pro Musica orchestra has been internationally recognized by the Recording Academy with a 2008 GRAMMY® award and works to provide a variety of opportunities to help others develop a life-long relationship with the power of music.
Eldorado Studio Tour (May 18-19)
The Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association has recently announced its 28th annual Eldorado Studio Tour scheduled for the weekend of May 18-19, 2019. The Eldorado Studio Tour leads the pack of spring studio tours with the largest number of artist and artisan participants in New Mexico. We hope you’ll plan to come see us in Eldorado at Santa Fe, New Mexico. If you’re an Eldorado artist we welcome you to apply to take part. Artist genres encompass painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewelry, paper and printmaking, photography, digital art, fiber and wearable art. Also included are woodworking, mixed media, and recycled art. You can find an electronic version of our 2018 Studio Tour brochure and a map to each artist’s studio right here on our website. We also maintain artist entries for you to peruse throughout the year. All of this is refreshed with the upcoming participating artists’ work around mid-April.
Santa Fe Century (May 19)
The Santa Fe Century is the first major cycling event in the spring in the Southwest. As the event takes place in mid-May, The weather is consistently moderate and provides an opportunity to shed the winter gear for some wonderful springtime riding in Santa Fe. Miles of history pass under your wheels as you bicycle down the ancient Turquoise Trail, onwards through the Galisteo Basin to the old village of Galisteo, and back into scenic Santa Fe. The mission of the Santa Fe Century is to get people interested in cycling and to have fun doing it! Their ride is primarily volunteer led and organized, and they welcome riders of all ages and abilities.