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Taos Pueblo

La nochebuena

A reunion of friends, a mysticism of spirit, a celebration of warmth and light — these are the elements that make Christmas Eve at Taos Pueblo a sacred and memorable holiday event.

Happenings aglow: Calendar of festive events from Christmas through January

In Taos, we celebrate the holidays with all our hearts.

Tamalada: 'A big, tamale cooking feast'

When the fragrance of masa dough fills the kitchen, everybody knows it is tamale time.

Tis the season for stew

The arrival of cold weather signals the old Spanish tradition to hold a matanza...

Christmas favorites

There are many ways to let in the spirit of Christmas. Perhaps one of the best ways is to perform in or watch a Christmas play in person.
Jewish and non-Jewish community members gather for the annual Peace Chanukah celebration. Leaders from various faith groups are invited to read their messages of harmony.
Faith Aglow

Peace Chanukah

"Peace on Earth" is not merely a string of words. For people who have attended past Peace Chanukah celebrations in Taos, they know what the galvanizing power of hoping and praying for peace in an …
Taos Feeds Taos

Giving aglow

Taking action to benefit those less fortunate is a year-round need across town, the country and around the world. The holiday season, however, tends to enhance the plight of others often causing a rise in charitable contributions.

Biscochitos: Official cookie of New Mexico and a Taos Christmas

Ask any native or longtime Taoseño and they’ll tell you that there is no Christmas without the cinnamon and anise-flavored little discs of heaven called biscochitos.
The fire, light and merriment of Bonfires on Bent Street will be held Dec. 9.

'A very special energy'

The calming glow of farolitos lighting the way around Taos’ Historic District during the holiday season are complimented by the crackling warmth of numerous bonfires peppered throughout historic Bent Street and the John Dunn Shops...
This year's annual Yuletide Caroling and Tree Lighting takes place Dec. 1, 4-6 p.m. at Taos Plaza.
Traditions aglow

All is calm, all is bright

From mankind’s past, long before the arrival of Christianity, trees and plants that kept their leaves and stayed green all winter held a magical meaning.

Taos Aglow 2016

The nights may be dark and cold, but the holiday season is bright and cheerful in Taos. From special events at Taos Pueblo to simply walking our historic downtown streets, you too will glow with all …

Taos Aglow 2016

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