Santa Fe in July

Summer is rapidly approaching and if you’re planning a trip to Santa Fe then July is a great time to do it.  Apart from the fact that you get to mingle with visitors from all over the world as well as the friendly and welcoming locals, there are plenty of great events taking place that are perfect for the entire family.

The Santa Fe Wine Festival

Santa Fe wine festival Okay, this might not be ideal for the kids, but it’s a great option for those who want to find out more about wines that are produced locally.  The kids are welcome to attend but anyone aged under 21 will need to be in the company of a guardian.  The event will be taking place on July 5th and 6th and this year will be the 21st event.  The festival is set on the historic ranch, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and you get to sample all the different varieties produced in the area.  Entertainment is provided with live music and you will also get to try some amazing foods.  In addition, all kinds of arts and crafts will be on sale.  The setting will appeal to all those who want to immerse themselves in local culture.  With 34 buildings on the ranch as well as waterways, this is a place that can really bring local history to life.  For more information check out the official website.

Art Santa Fe

This will be the 14th Art Santa Fe fair, one of the highlights of the contemporary art calendar. Here you will be able to see unique art installations and view the artists of the future. Contemporary galleries from all over the world will be descending on Santa Fe to take part. This is a glamorous event but it is also very down to earth. Visitors will be able to speak directly to both artists and dealers and there are several events throughout the week.  Art industry experts have listed this event as one of the best in the world so art lovers should make sure that they head to Santa Fe between July 10th and 17th to check out the latest innovations in art. Get more details on the event by visiting the official website for the event.

Viva Mexico! Celebration

el rancho de las golondrinasTap into the multicultural nature of the city by making sure you are here on July 19th and 20th. Mexico is a close neighbor and over the centuries has had a profound influence on all aspects of life in Santa Fe and New Mexico.  The festivities will celebrate culture, food, arts and crafts.  The event is run in conjunction with the Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque and costs only a few dollars to attend.  For more information please visit  El Rancho de las Golondrinas website.

Whichever event it is that brings you to our amazing city, do not forget that July is a really busy time so booking your accommodations and event tickets in advance is a must. If you would like to book at our Santa Fe bed & breakfast please visit our reservations page.

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