October 2022 Events - SantaFe.com

Events Calendar

October 1 – 9

7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Albuquerque International Balloon Festival
Balloon Fiesta Park
The world’s largest hot-air balloon festival celebrates its 50th year, at Balloon Fiesta Park, as the Albuquerque skies are filled with an enchanting array of more than 500 balloons of all shapes, sizes and colors.
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Sunday, October 2

4 p.m.
Hélene Grimaud
Lensic Center for the Performing Arts
Performance Santa Fe presents the French pianist, drawing from her album Memory, which explores music’s ability to bring the past back to life.
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7:30 p.m.
Khruangbin
Santa Fe Opera
Taking influence from 1960’s Thai funk, Khruangbin is steeped in the bass-heavy, psychedelic sound of their inspiration, Tarantino soundtracks and surf-rock cool.
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Tuesday, October 4

7:30 p.m.
Madison Cunningham
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
The two-time Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter is fresh off her 2021 opening spot for Harry Styles at Madison Square Garden, in support of her upcoming release Revealer.
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Wednesday, October 5

8:30 p.m.
Kevin Morby
Meow Wolf
Sharp, Los Angeles-based, indie-bred, singer/songwriter melding Dylan-esque lyrical mystique with rootsy production.
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Thursday, October 6

7:30 p.m.
Tower of Power
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The scorching ecstasy of Tower of Power’s horn section is the signature of this legendary band, which has continued to punch out the soul, funk, and R&B hits for over 50 years.
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Friday, October 7

7:30 p.m.
The Wailin’ Jennys
Lensic Performing Arts Center
One of today’s most beloved folk groups perform some of the most critically acclaimed and exciting music on the folk-roots and world music scenes.
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Sunday, October 9

4 p.m.
Firebird
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The Santa Fe Symphony presents music from César Franck, Ernst Von Dohnányi, and Igor Stravinsky, under the direction of guest conductor JoAnn Falletta.
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Thursday, October 13

7 p.m.
Sugar Skull! A Día de los Muertos Musical adventure
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Take a joyous, bilingual look at the vibrant heart of Mexican culture, through the eyes of Vita, who wonders why her family is throwing a party for deceased loved ones.
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7 p.m.
MUNA
The Bridge @ Santa Fe Brewing Company
The popular all-female band’s North American tour brings spangles, pom-poms and their dreamy neon pop POW to Santa Fe for one night, with supporting act Meet Me @ The Altar.
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Saturday, October 15

7 p.m.
Illumanati Hotties
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
AMP Concerts presents the critically acclaimed indie darlings, who coined the term “tenderpunk,” rocking the stage with Washington-based Enumclaw, and folk songstress Olivia Barton.
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Tuesday, October 18

7:30 p.m.
Shovels & Rope
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
AMP Concerts presents the South Carolina folk duo, performing country, folk, Americana and blues through a nervy indie rock prism, along with opener Tré Burt.
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October 19 – 23

10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
Jean Cocteau Cinema
With five days and nights of premiere film screenings, filmmaker Q&As, award presentations, industry discussions, and nightly parties, SFiFF continues to bring world-class cinema and unparalleled independent filmmaking opportunities to various venues throughout downtown Santa Fe
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Thursday, October 20

7:30 p.m.
Anat Cohen Quartetinho
Lensic Center for the Performing Arts
Performance Santa Fe presents the three-time Grammy nominated clarinetist, with Vitor Goncalves on piano, Tal Mashiach on bass, and James Shipp on percussion.
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Friday, October 21
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Martha Redbone – Bone Hill: The Concert
A dramatic musical look at four generations of women in Redbone’s Appalachian Mountain Cherokee family, through dramatic stories and wide-ranging music.
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Tuesday, October 25

7:30 p.m.
Flor de Toloache
St. Francis Auditorium @ NM Museum of Art
The Latin Grammy-winning, all-female group mixes tradition and innovation, breaking boundaries with their edgy, versatile, and fresh take on traditional Latin American music.
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Sunday, October 30

3 p.m.
Choral Masterworks
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
The Santa Fe Symphony presents a free community concert, featuring the talented musicians of the orchestra and chorus.
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Please be aware that proof of vaccination or negative test may be required for entrance to many of these events. Check with the venue if you are uncertain.

 

Last Friday Art Walk
Santa Fe Railyard Plaza
Last Friday of Every Month, 5 – 7 p.m.
For an exciting world-class contemporary art experience, visit Santa Fe’s hip Railyard Arts District for the Last Friday Art Walk. 

Meow Wolf
10 a.m – 8 p.m., Sunday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday
An arts production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms.
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Santa Fe Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Voted one of the Top Ten Farmers’ Markets by Sunset Magazine, this is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country.
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Sky Railway
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Climb aboard and expect the unexpected as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy.
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Vamanos Santa Fe Walks
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust offers free walks through some of Northern New Mexico’s most scenic preserves, led by experts who can answer all your burning questions. There are 30 free walks and hikes from May through October.
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90s Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Monday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to remember your youth on 90s Night, every Monday.
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LGBT “Plus Plus” Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Thursday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to their weekly LGBT “Plus Plus” Night, every Thursday.
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The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company
New Mexico’s oldest and most award-winning microbrewery, with concerts happening weekly. https://santafebrewing.com/taproom/the-bridge/

La Fiesta Lounge
Enjoy casual New Mexican cuisine, enticing cocktails and eclectic live music by talented locals every night of the week.
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Meow Wolf
Named one of the best small music venues in the country by Yelp, catch eclectic performers from around the world, every week.
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Social Kitchen + Bar
Located inside the Sage Hotel in the heart of Santa Fe, this fun little bar dishes up south by southwest comfort cuisine, alongside themed nights, and music by regional favorites.
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Tesuque Casino
Northern New Mexico’s newest casino offers up a limited menu and live music seven days a week, from popular bands and musicians.
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Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Grab a bite and an award-winning brew, or a signature drink, and listen to the best music Santa Fe has to offer, from local legends to national touring acts.
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