November always brings an opportunity to take a deep breath and appreciate the wonders of the season. Here in Santa Fe, we are grateful for the beauty of the mountains and the many diverse experiences. Join us in discovering a few of Santa Fe’s best November events.

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Fall Fiber Fiesta

November 1921, 2021

In its 9th year, Fall Fiber Fiesta is one of Santa Fe’s premier fiber arts markets dedicated to handmade creations of New Mexico’s fiber artists. More than 40 local artists are featured in this once-a-year opportunity to shop for handwoven clothing and accessories, as well as hand-knitted, crocheted, hand-spun, felted and quilted gifts.

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Dixon Studio Tour

November 67, 2021

People love to go to the village of Dixon, about 60 miles north of Santa Fe, to wander among the orchards and visit the open studios and local businesses each fall. Open studios on this tour feature a full spectrum of contemporary and traditional fine art and crafts.

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Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival

November 12–14, 2021

From trash to treasures, Recycle Santa Fe show is all about upcycling to make one-of-a-kind items. The country's largest and oldest recycled arts market is in its 22nd year, and typically includes an art market, as well as a Trash Fashion & Costume Contest, which will return in 2022. You can still expect some eye-popping upcycled items and some great fun thanks to more than 100 artists from around the region.

Native American Jewelry

Winter Indian Market, presented by SWAIA

November 20–21, 2021

Do your holiday shopping with Native artists, in a festive environment at a downtown Santa Fe landmark, La Fonda Hotel. Featuring roughly 200 of Southwestern Association for Indigenous Art's juried Indigenous artists from the 2021 Santa Fe Indian Market, selling jewelry, pottery, paintings, weavings and more. There will be a silent auction to raise money for the SWAIA's Indigenous art community.

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Ski Santa Fe Opening Day

November 25, 2021

Ski Santa Fe kicks off their 2021/2022 season, weather permitting, on Thanksgiving Day. Fluffy, high elevation snow and an abundance of sunshine promise ample, active gorgeous days on the mountain.

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Holiday Tree Lighting

November 26, 2021

Enjoy hot chocolate and caroling as the historic downtown Plaza is officially lit up in seasonal splendor with colorful lights and holiday décor at the festive holiday tree lighting. Mr. and Mrs. Claus make an appearance, as does the Mayor, and a variety of musical acts. 

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