Holiday Annual Events
Annual Holiday Events in the Sante Fe area.
Thanksgiving Tree Lighting on the Plaza
|Every year, Santa Fe begins its Christmas anticipation the day after Thanksgiving. People gather to watch as a vintage fire truck parades Santa and Mrs. Claus around the Plaza, eventually stopping to greet everyone and spread some cheer.
This occurs on the day after Thanksgiving at 3:00-8:00 pm
Christmas Eve Farolito Walk on Canyon Road
|One of Santa Fe`s most wonderful traditions for Christmas Eve. Thousands of farolitos cast a glow on the gardens, courtyards, and adobe walls of the century-old buildings lining the Canyon Road. Both spirit and senses will be enriched by the aroma of pinon logs, the sounds of street musicians playing traditional holiday songs, and consuming traditional holiday sweets.
This takes place on Christmas Eve at 5:00-8:30 pm
New Years Eve Plaza Event
|Join us as we countdown to a peaceful and prosperous new year. In recognition of Santa Fe `s signature status as The City Different, nothing drops When the traditional countdown ends, a Zia symbol crafted by a traditional Spanish colonial artisan will be raised at the stroke of midnight along with fireworks and music!
This occurs on December 31st, 11:30-12:00 am
Pancakes on the Plaza
|For the past 45 years, this local tradition has become a day full of fun for the whole family! The smell of delicious pancakes fills the air, while local vendors, classic cars, and unique art surround the plaza. Be a part of the Santa Fe tradition, where the cost of a ticket will not only get you a plate of delicious pancakes, but the proceeds of which will have a positive impact on the community.
This occurs every 4th of July!