Seasonal Events

Take In Fabulous Downtown Santa Fe Events

Enjoy a front-row seat to the most popular Santa Fe Plaza events at Eldorado Hotel & Spa. Renowned as an art and entertainment capital, "The City Different" always has something to see and do. From film festivals to Indian markets and Spanish Markets, skiing, and The Santa Fe Opera, we're ready to entertain you in a way that only Santa Fe can. For more information on annual highlights, be sure to browse our Santa Fe event calendar.

  • ARTFeast (Feb 21 - Feb 23, 2014)
    Fine art meets fine dining in this one-of-a-kind event. There are fashion shows, an auction, home tours, and the Edible Art Tour--an evening of gallery hopping with art-inspired nibbles prepared by the area's finest chefs. ArtFeast benefits art programs for kids.
  • Restaurant Week (Feb 23 - March 2, 2014)
    Experience great food and prices that delight your palate and your wallet! This treasured culinary event features discounted prix-fixe dinners and lunches in the state's finest restaurants, plus special events, such as classes, demos, and tastings.
  • Opera Season (June 27 - August 23, 2014)
    The Santa Fe Opera is an extraordinary place. The striking, open-air theater features American singers in a wide-ranging and challenging repertory in a striking setting that is recognized as one of the world's leading cultural festivals.
  • ART Santa Fe (July 10 - 13, 2014)
    Celebrating 14 years, ART Santa Fe offers an all-encompassing experience that includes a high-class mix of excellent contemporary galleries from all over the globe, cutting-edge art installations, and emerging artists and dealers providing glamorous fare for serious collector and scene-seekers alike.
  • Santa Fe International Folk Art Market (July 11 - 13, 2014)
    The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, a non-profit organization, produces the largest international folk art market in the world, and their success has led to Santa Fe's designation as a UNESCO City of Folk Art.
  • Spanish Market (July 26 - 29, 2014)
    A popular event for residents and visitors alike, Spanish Market features handmade traditional art from hundreds of local Hispanic artists, as well as on-going live music and dance, art demonstrations, and regional foods throughout each day.
  • Santa Fe Concert Association 
    From singers and instrumentalists to dance companies and theater groups, Santa Fe Concert Association has brought hundreds of superb performers to Santa Fe through the decades.
  • Santa Fe Indian Market (August 18 - 24, 2014)
    The world famous Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest market devoted to Native American arts in the world. Drawing about 100,000 visitors, it is Santa Fe's largest and most popular event. More than 1,000 artists gather on the Santa Fe Plaza to sell their traditional and contemporary works, including jewelry, pottery, textiles and more.
  • Wine and Chile Fiesta (September 24 - 28, 2014)
    With 90 national wineries brought to Santa Fe to partner with 75 of Santa Fe's best restaurants, a five day schedule of food and wine events is created featuring cooking demos, wine seminars, winery luncheons and dinners. The weekend culminates with the Grand Tasting at The Santa Fe Opera where all 75 participating Santa Fe restaurants and all 90 wineries serve samples of their best food and wine.