Pueblo Feast Days in New Mexico 2019

Many visitors would like to attend one of the pueblo feast days in New Mexico. Visitors can expect to see beautiful regalia and watch friends meeting and greeting. It’s a good time to try some Native American foods.  Attending a feast day at one of the 19 pueblos is a very special experience. Before you go, please read the entire “visiting a pueblo” page published by the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center so you know if the feast day is open to the public, the rules on taking photographs, and what you may and may not do. For more information, check directly with the pueblo’s website.

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Here are the dates and locations of the pueblo feast days in New Mexico for 2019.

pueblo feast days in New Mexico 2019

January

1  transfer of canes to new pueblo officials–dancing at most pueblos

6  King’s day celebration–most pueblos open to the public

23  St. Ildefonsus feast day at San Ildefonso Pueblo

25  St. Paul’s feast day at Picuris Pueblo & Ohkay Owingeh

February

1st or second weekend–Governor’s Feast at Old Acoma Pueblo

1st or second weekend–Ohkay Owingeh deer dances

March

Taos Pueblo is closed in March

19  St. Joseph’s Feast Day at Laguna Pueblo (Old Laguna)

April

Easter weekend (April 20-21)–basket and corn dances at most pueblos

Easter Sunday (April 21)–dances at most pueblos

May

1  St. Phillip Feast Day at San Felipe Pueblo

1  Santa Maria Feast Day at Acoma Pueblo

3  Santa Cruz Feast Day at Taos Pueblo

25-27  (Memorial Day weekend)–Jemez Pueblo, Annual Jemez Red Rocks Arts & Crafts Show & Pow-Wow

June

13  St. Anthony Feast Day–Sandia Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, Ohkay Owingeh, Santa Clara Pueblo , Picuris Pueblo

24  St. John the Baptist Feast Day–Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo and Taos Pueblo

29  St. Peter/St. Paul Feast Day at Santa Ana Pueblo

July

1st or 2nd weekend  Annual Taos Pueblo Pow-Wow. Call for details.

4  Celebration at the Waterfall at Nambe Pueblo

14  St. Bonaventure Feast Day at Cochiti Pueblo

25 Santiago Feast Day at Taos Pueblo

26  St. Anne Feast Day–Santa Ana Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo

August

2  Persingula Feast Day at Jemez Pueblo

4  St. Dominic Feast Day at Santo Domingo Pueblo

9  San Lorenzo Mass at Picuris Pueblo

10  Anniversary of Pueblo Revolt of 1680 and San Lorenzo Feast Day–Picuris Pueblo, Acoma Pueblo

12  Santa Clara Feast Day at Santa Clara Pueblo

15  The Assumption of Our Blessed Mother Feast Day at Zia Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo

28  St. Augustine Feast Day at Isleta Pueblo

September

1-2 (Labor Day weekend) Santo Domingo Pueblo Annual Arts & Crafts Market

2  San Estevan Feast Day at Acoma Pueblo

4  St. Augustine Feast Day at Isleta Pueblo

8  Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Feast Day at Laguna Pueblo village of Encinal

19  St. Joseph’s Feast Day at Laguna Pueblo

25  St. Elizabeth Feast Day at Laguna Pueblo, Village of Paguate

29  San Geronimo Eve at Taos Pueblo

30  San Geronimo Feast Day at Taos Pueblo

October

4  St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day at Nambe Pueblo

17  St. Margaret Mary’s Feast Day at Laguna Pueblo, Village of Paraje

November

12  San Diego Feast Day at Tesuque & Jemez Pueblos

Thanksgiving  Zuni Pueblo, Christmas Light Parade. Call ahead to confirm

Thanksgiving weekend  Sky City Annual Indian Arts & Crafts Show & Auction. Call ahead to confirm

December

11  Vespers, Procession & Dances at  Pojoaque Pueblo

12  Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day at Pojoaque Pueblo, Jemez Pueblo

24  Christmas Eve Celebration: Dances at most Pueblos

25  Christmas Day at Dances at most Pueblos

25-27  Laguna Pueblo at Old Laguna Village

26  Ohkay Owingeh

26-28  Christmas Dances at most Pueblos: Contact each Pueblo directly for more information

28  Holy Innocents Day at Picuris Pueblo

where to stay when you visit New Mexico pueblos

Front Yard and Patio of Bottger Mansion
front yard of the Bottger Mansion

Most pueblos in New Mexico are within several hours’ drive of Albuquerque. You’ll find never-ending opportunities for adventure waiting for you in New Mexico! When you plan to attend any of the pueblo feast days in New Mexico, stay with us at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town. Our historic bed and breakfast in Albuquerque, NM provides comfortable rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality.  Our warm, delicious breakfast served first thing in the morning will help you start your day off right. Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our cozy inn. Our beautiful haven in New Mexico is waiting for you, so check our availability and book your stay today!