Winter Festivals in January

January 18, 2016 | By: Monica Christofferson

Yes, there’s amazing snow. Yes, this is the best time to come ski any of New Mexico’s ski areas. And yes, there’s so much to do in addition to skiing. Schedule one of these events into your visit to Taos or Angel Fire. Each of these ski towns offers a unique experiences with so much to explore. Mark your calendar for these Festival events coming up in January.

January 22-24

Big O’ Texas Weekend in Angel Fire.

Everything’s bigger in Angel Fire on this weekend where the whole town celebrates all things Texas. Come enjoy live music, discounted lift tickets, a Texas Hold’em poker tournament and a 72 oz. steak eating challenge. It’ll be party you don’t want to miss. See y’all there! Schedule of events here angelfireresort.com

January 27-31

Taos Winter Wine Festival

This four day celebration of food and wine is a can’t miss event for foodies and wine connoisseur’s. The weekend includes wine seminars, wine dinners, and tastings with local restaurants and over 40 national wineries.

Grand Tasting is Jan. 30 @ 4:00-6:30 pm | $75
The main event, the Grand Tasting, takes place on the mountain at the base of chair lift #1at Taos Ski Valley Resort Center. Get your tickets early to sample some more than 150 wines and some local flavors from a dozen of Taos’s finest restaurants at one of the most popular Apres Ski events in the state. taoswinterwinefest.com or visit their facebook page

Take the opportunity to explore the great town of Taos. Check out the Plaza, great galleries, food, shopping, and visit the Taos Pueblo.

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