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It might seem early, but now is the time to plan your family’s spring break getaway! Break away from the norm of crowded beaches and overpriced amusement parks this year. With the 2018 Kids Free Fest we have made it easy, affordable and tons of fun for your family to spend spring break in Santa Fe.

Beginning March through mid-April, families can take advantage of many deals and specials in Santa Fe and here’s the great part - KIDS ARE FREE!! Choose from outdoor activities, arts, culture,  accommodations, wellness, restaurants, and other kid-friendly attractions and tours to keep your family busy and fully entertained when you spend spring break in Santa Fe. Visit Kids Free Fest Spring Break 2018 for the full details on each offer.  Here are a few suggestions for your family to consider:


Hotel Plus Meow Wolf and Breakfast 

Meow Wolf creates immersive, interactive experiences to transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration. (Photo courtesy of Meow Wolf)

Dozens of surprises and delights are waiting for you around every corner through every passage at Meow Wolf’s fantastic and wildly imaginative House of Eternal Return. Eldorado Hotel’s Kids Free Fest offer includes two tickets to Meow Wolf and two vouchers for kid’s breakfasts in the newly renovated Agave Lounge.


Santa Fe Kid’s Crawl

A stunning variety of insects are housed at Harrell’s House Bug Museum. (Photo courtesy of Harrell’s House Bug Museum)

Book your family’s hotel in Santa Fe at the Inn of the Governors and experience homegrown fun! Your children will receive a coloring book drawn and produced by local artist and musician, Megan Burns. Later, take advantage of a free pass to the Harrell House Bug Museum in the DeVargas MallYou’ll also want to enter to win a two night stay at the Inn of the Governors. The winner will be picked on April 16, 2018.


Stay and Play

Did we mention you can ice skate at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center too? (Photo courtesy of TOURISM Santa Fe)

Reserve a room at the Inn at Santa Fe and your family will start with a free breakfast for everyone.  Next, head off for ice skating or swimming at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center which is located minutes away from the hotel. The package includes admission for two children ages 17 and under and skate rentals. Once you’re settled back at the hotel you’ll want to relax by the fireplace with two free hot chocolates and free chips and salsa!


The Music of Bach For Families

Hear some of Bach’s best, performed by the New Mexico Performing Arts Society. (Photo Courtesy of NM Performing Arts Society)

Have your children ever attended a dress rehearsal? Here’s a great way in expanding their world regarding the importance of a dress rehearsal and also listening to the music of Bach. They’ll take away that dress rehearsals are the single most important factor in a peak performance. The New Mexico Performing Arts Society will be holding a dress rehearsal on Friday, March 9. This concert has a little bit for everyone from chamber orchestra, to solo keyboard. There is no charge for kids and free entry to the dress rehearsal.


A Free Beignet with a Side of Meow Wolf

Eliot Chavanne and Connor Black, both from Shreveport, Louisiana are the owners of Trinity Café and invite your children for a free beignet. (Photo courtesy of Meow Wolf)

Meow Wolf will give kids a delicious and free beignet from their popular Cajun cuisine food truck, Trinity Kitchen. While you are exploring the House of Eternal Return, visit the food truck outdoors or the brand new indoor café for this free treat.  Just say, “Kids Free at Meow wolf,” and you will be good to go!


You’d have to agree, Santa Fe is making it easy to plan your family’s much needed and welcome spring break vacation. These deals are ready and waiting for your family to use from March 1 through April 15, 2018. To check out all of the deals and the ever-expanding list of participating partners, please visit Kids Free Fest 2018.  Pick out and use as many specials from the site as possible when you spend spring break in Santa Fe.


Santa Fe is known as an award-winning world-class destination for families seeking adventure, relaxation and a one of a kind cultural experience.  We know that this will be a truly different and unforgettable spring break for you and your family.


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