This Summer in Santa Fe

Several Great Markets and Music Festivals

INDIAN MARKET WEEK™ – August 12th through August 18th

SWAIASWAIA will celebrate its 92nd annual Santa Fe Indian Market the week of August 12-18, 2013. This spectacular festival brings over 150,000 people to Santa Fe every August with its unique, exciting and inspiring events. From families with young children to avid art collectors, Santa Fe Indian Market attracts international visitors from all walks of life. For many visitors, this is a rare opportunity to meet the artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures. Most events are free and open to the public. Join us! It will be an experience of a lifetime.



62nd ANNUAL TRADITIONAL SPANISH MARKET – July 27th & 28thspanishmarketpaintedbultoSM

The rich Hispanic culture of New Mexico will be celebrated at the 62nd Annual Traditional Spanish Market, Saturday and Sunday, July 27th & 28th, 2013 on the Santa Fe Plaza.  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.  Come meet the artists and their families as they share the experience of their living Hispanic heritage as it has existed in New Mexico for more than 400 years!
Spanish Market



SANTA FE OPERA – June 28th through August 24th

There are plentTheatery of treats at this prestigious festival, which includes Stephen Lord conducting Joyce DiDonato and Lawrence Brownlee in Rossini’s “Donna del Lago.”  Emmanuel Villaume leads Offenbach’s comic “Grand Duchess of Gerolstein,” with Susan Graham in the title role; Lisette Oropesa, Susanna Phillips and Daniel Okulitch star in Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro”; Laurent Pelly directs Verdi’s “Traviata.”  The lineup also includes the premiere of Theodore Morrison’s “Oscar,” based on the life of Oscar Wilde and featuring the countertenor David Daniels in the title role.
The Santa Fe Opera, (505) 986-5900



SANTA FE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL – July 14th through August 19thnmmoa-01 mod

A host of distinguished visiting artists including Jeremy Denk, Daniel Hope, and the Orion and Shanghai String Quartets will perform at this festival nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, where Garrick Ohlsson is artist in residence.  A workshop for young composers will culminate in three world premieres presented alongside Marc Neikrug’s String Quartet No. 4.
Santa Fe Music Festival, (888) 221-9836