2013 Spanish Market Events

Spanish Market Week!
July 22 – 28, 2013

As you make plans to come to Spanish Market this summer, do consider coming earlier in the week to enjoy the multitude of special events and cultural opportunities offered in Santa Fe.  Many organizations have special programs and performances going on during Spanish Market Week, with interests for all ages.  To plan your week, check the calendar below!  For more detailed information and tickets, click on the websites.


10 am-5 pm
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, 750 Camino Lejo on Museum Hill, Superb exhibitions, fine gift shop.
July 22
2:00PM  LECTURE BY FELIPE R. MIRABAL. Join us at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art to learn more about Don Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco as we celebrate the 300th anniversary of his birth.  Reservations are required.  (505-982-2226)
July 23
LUNCHEON WITH THE ARTISTS will be a must at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza Hotel.  A popular event and unique opportunity to discuss art, and to get to know one of the artists personally.  Guests can purchase a table for 10 (9 guests seats plus one for the artist) is $500, and individual tickets are $55 each. Learn first-hand about Spanish Market and what it means to be a part of this 62 year old tradition.  Call for reservations.  (505-982-2226)
July 24
July 25
Concert at the Loretto Chapel. Come to hear ANNAMARIA CARDINALLI as she enchants her audiences with her Flamenco Guitar and vocals. Tickets to be purchased in advance by calling the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Limited number of tickets available. (505-982-2226)
July 26
MEMBERS PREVIEW. Spanish Colonial Arts Society members and their guests are invited to the annual Preview Party at the Santa Fe Convention Center where the Adult and Youth award winners will be revealed. Preview tickets will be mailed to all members according to their membership levels and additional tickets may be purchased by calling the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art.
July 27
SPANISH MARKET. Begins at 8:00AM for early buyers. Youth Artist Awards at the bandstand after an opening ceremony by Mayor Coss 

Santa Fe School of Cooking will have a special Spanish Market Class.  Begins at 10:00AM. $85.00+tax per person.

Come celebrate Spanish Market with James Campbell Caruso the chef/owner of La Boca, one of the hottest restaurants in Santa Fe. As James continues to explore the flavors of Spain, you will taste dishes from La Boca’s new tapas menu that are fun and deliciously beyond ordinary. The menu will include shrimp paella nigiri, beet and morcilla pancakes, potato chip tortilla with crab and Moroccan carrot salad with date leather. This is a demonstration class that includes recipes and a full meal.

20% of the proceeds from this class are donated to the Spanish Colonial Arts Society.  (505) 983-4511 

Paella Demonstration 11:00AM  The Spanish Table 109 N Guadalupe St. The staff at the Spanish Table will demonstrate how to make a traditional Spanish paella. A tasting follows the preparation.

The Bandstand. Enjoy your favorite New Mexican groups as they entertain throughout the weekend.

July 28
MARKET MASS. Join us at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi beginning at 8:00AM followed by a Mariachi lead procession to the Bandstand for a Market Blessing by Archbishop Sheehan. • And of course join us for a full line-up of entertainment on the bandstand Saturday and Sunday during Market Hours. Highlights will include Darren Cordova y Calor, Cuarenta y Cinco and Institute for Spanish Arts – Next Generation Flameco Dancers as well as other New Mexican entertainers. While enjoying the music, you can also feast on local fare from our Spanish Market Food Court. 

As we approach the time for Summer Market, be sure to check our website frequently for new events and information about Spanish Market Week and Weekend.   See us at www.spanishcolonial.org  or on Facebook at Traditional Spanish Market.  Be sure to pick up your Market Magazine in the Sunday, July 22nd Santa Fe New Mexican Newspaper!

Volunteers are needed for Market…Please check our website for opportunities to volunteer for Preview and Market. Call Linda or Maggie at 505-982-2226 to join our support team for Spanish Market week.


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