Santa Fe Fall Festivals – Fall 2023 NM Events

Fiesta de Santa Fe - Santa Fe, NM - Sep 2 to Sep 10, 2023
Commemorates Don Diego De Vargas peaceful reoccupation of the City of Holy Faith in 1692. A whole week of various events, including live entertainment, burning of Zozobra (a bogeyman marionette), fine arts & crafts market, mariachi with dancing, mariachi concert, fiesta, food booths, pet parade, and more! Full schedule of events is on the organizer’s website.

Fiesta De Los Ninos - Santa Fe, NM - Sep 2 to Sep 3, 2023
20rh annual. Fun for all ages, with storytelling, puppet shoes, crafts, archery, food and more!

Taos Fall Arts Festival - Taos, NM - Sep 6 to Sep 17, 2023
See the works of 250+ Taos County artists, plus film festival, youth art show, demonstrations and more.This is the oldest art festival in Taos, first held in 1974.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair - Santa Fe, NM - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
Travel back in time to go on a knight’s quest, ride in a Spanish Galleon (and other kids activities/games), learn about Renaissance arts and sciences, enjoy amazing performances and delicious food and craft vendors, Celtic games, sword fighting, belly dancing, other live entertainment and more, at New Mexico’s premier Renaissance Fair.

Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival - Santa Fe, NM - Sep 27 to Oct 1, 2023
Annual event for 25+ years. Wine seminars, cooking demos, tastings, bike ride, golf classic and more.

Harvest Festival at El Rancho De Las Golongdrinas - Sante Fe, NM - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
Popular community festival with grape stomp, tortilla making and food plus fresh syrup, cider, pumpkin picking and more!

Wool Festival at Taos - Taos, NM - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
Wool market, live animals, demonstrations, workshops, contests, food vendors, kid’s activities and more. Held in Kit Carson Park and sponsored by the Mountain and Valley Wool Association.

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival - Santa Fe, NM - Oct 18 to Oct 22, 2023
Brings the latest independent films and directors, Native cinema, New Mexico films, student films, and masters discussions to several venues in Santa Fe.

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally - Taos, NM - Oct 27 to Oct 29, 2023
A weekend of hot air balloons amid the fall colors in New Mexico. Typically hosts 35-50 balloons and crews.