With an incredible array of festivals, art markets, outdoor adventures, and musical performances on offer, planning a visit to Santa Fe in the month of June can be an excellent way to ease in to a summer of traveling. While it's a popular time, the volume of visitors is not at the peak you can expect in July and August. So sneak in a trip to Santa Fe and put one of these June events on your itinerary.

Santa Fe Pride
Throughout June

Pride 2023

Culminating with a parade through the historic downtown Plaza on Saturday June 29, Santa Fe Pride serves up a series of inclusive events in celebration of the unique, diverse, supportive, artistic community that is Santa Fe, including drag bingo, block parties, and comedy.

Summer Scene: FREE Live Music & Movies 
June 6–August 29, 2024

Santa Fe Summer Scene 2023

Lensic360's Summer Scene presents FREE outdoor music performances and movies on the historic downtown Plaza, in the Railyard, at SWAN Park and Reunity Resources. Enjoy local and national musicians from a variety of genres, including rock, country, Native American, jazz, folk, and mariachi, as well as movies for the whole family. Bring your chairs or blanket, some water, and your besties to kick up your heels with the locals and experience Santa Fe's vibrant music scene. Food trucks and surrounding restaurants will be ready to take your food and drink order.

19th Annual Santa Fe Spring Festival
June 1 & 2, 2024

Golondrinas Spring Festival

Ranchos de las Golondrinas opens the doors for the busy season on its vast rural acreage with the 19th Annual Spring Festival, Featuring Herb & Lavender. Expect sheep-shearing, live entertainment, horno breadbaking, Pueblo pottery and dance, and more. Great for the whole family!

New Mexico Cocktail Week
May 31–June 8, 2024

Cocktails and Tacos

The Liquid Muse and Edible Magazine have joined forces to present the inaugural New Mexico Cocktail Week! Their shared goal is to spotlight bars and restaurants via 10 days of tasty culinary events, including mixology seminars, cocktail pairings, and dinners. A portion of ticket sales from this toast-worthy Week go to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.

CURRENTS New Media Festival
June 1423, 2024

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Get your tickets for CURRENTS 2024, Santa Fe's 15th cutting-edge art and technology festival. The 10-day citywide pageant has expanded its reach to new venues ready to entertain art-lovers of all ages with its interactive video and new media installations, multimedia performances, experimental documentaries, workshops, and more. Join the curious crowd at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe where 70 multimedia artists present their works. Events also at gallery spaces, CURRENTS 826 and form & concept.

June 2024

Juneteenth Celebration
Photo courtesy of Earthseed Black Arts Alliance


This lively event, presented by Earthseed Black Arts Alliance, rocks the historic Plaza in June with headliner reggae/dancehall legend Sister Nancy. Groove to other live performances, and enjoy poets, speakers, workshops, and tasty food, all in honor of Black freedom. As of 2021, June 19 is a Federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

Rodeo de Santa Fe
June 19–22, 2024


Since 1949, Rodeo de Santa Fe has been roping the hearts of cowboys and rodeo fans with barrel racing, bareback, bull riding, and more. Get ready for the heart-pounding, dirt-slinging, action-packed performances of top PRCA rodeo athletes and top PRCA rodeo entertainment. It's a big-time rodeo, with a small-town feel.

Santa Fe Opera
June 28August 24, 2024

Santa Fe Opera

No other opera house in the world can offer the mixture of world-class performers and breathtaking scenery as the Santa Fe Opera. In its 67th year, the 2024 season features five operas: La Traviata, Don Giovanni, The Righteous, Der Rosenkavalier, and The Elixir of Love. Plan ahead and participate in the pre-opera tailgating parties, where traditional picnic accoutrement are traded in for the elevated revelry of silver platters, candlesticks, and charcuterie.

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