Things to do in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico is not only a great place to live, but also a great place for people to visit who haven’t been there before. Santa Fe is consistently winning awards for being one of the best small cities in the World to visit. And its no wonder with the rich culture, arts, events, and architecture.

The following video gives you an idea of some great things to do in Santa Fe:

Things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico:

There’s a reason Santa Fe is called “The City Different.” Many people who visit Santa Fe end up wanting to live there too. If you are one of those people then contact one of Santa Fe’s leading real estate agents, Darlene Streit. Call her at 505.920.8001 or view properties at Santa Fe Real Estate Property.

2015 Santa Fe Opera

With the 2014 Santa Fe Opera at a close, it is now time to look forward to the 2015 Santa Fe Opera! Here are the details:

The 2015 Santa Fe Opera opens on Friday, July 3 featuring Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment. That same opera will conclude the season on August 29. But there’s lots of great opera action in between:

-Cold Mountain, the first opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon, will receive its world premiere in The Santa Fe Opera’s 2015 Summer Festival Season.

– Written when Mozart was eighteen, La Finta Giardiniera, (sometimes known as The Pretend Gardener) is another summer addition.

The roster of principal singers includes many Santa Fe favorites: Emily Fons, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, William Burden, Susanna Phillips, Bryan Hymel, Alek Shrader, Anna Christy, Heidi Stober, Judith Christin and Kevin Burdette. Returning are conductors Miguel Harth-Bedoya and David Robertson. The Company also welcomes directors Ned Canty, Lee Blakeley and Daniel Slater; scenic and costume designers Allen Moyer, Adrian Linford, Hildegard Bechtler and David C. Woolard; lighting designer Rick Fisher and choreographer Seán Curran.

Important debuts include two Italian conductors; Speranza Scappucci, who was a member of the Company music staff in 2005 and 2006 and Jader Bignamini in his American debut. It welcomes a number of young Americans including baritone Quinn Kelsey, bass-baritone Ryan McKinny, soprano Georgia Jarman, mezzo-sopranos Cecelia Hall, Nicole Piccolomini, Canadian bass Robert Pomakov and Spanish tenor Joel Prieto.

Other debuts include Leslie Travers, scenic and costume designer for Salome; Thomas C. Hase, lighting designer for La Finta Giardiniera; Cold Mountain creative team members, director Leonard Foglia, scenic designer Robert Brill, lighting designer Brian Nason and projection designer Elaine J. McCarthy.

Santa Fe Named Best Small City in America!

People looking for an awesome place to live have another reason to move to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe has been awarded the title of "Best Small City in America" by Condé Nast Traveler’s 26th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The result was from 1.3 … [Continue reading]

Loretto Chapel and the Miraculous Staircase

If you haven't heard the story of the miraculous staircase at the Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, then you're missing out on an interesting part of Santa Fe's past. In 1878, the Loretto Chapel was completed, but there was a problem. There was no way … [Continue reading]

Santa Fe Historic District

The Santa Fe Historic District is so rich in history and culture that it has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. No wonder Conde Nast readers called Santa Fe the "2nd Best City to Visit" in the United States. That's quite an … [Continue reading]

Things to Do in Santa Fe Infographic

Here are some great things to do when visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico

If you're planning a trip to Santa Fe, you may be overwhelmed the number of things there are to do there. That's one of the reasons that Santa Fe Real Estate Property created an infographic full of fun and significant things to do during your visit. … [Continue reading]

Santa Fe’s Canyon Road

Santa Fe is recognized for many honors, including: - Oldest continuously-occupied building in the United States (Palace of the Governors) - Oldest chapel building (San Miguel Mission) - Having one of the best opera venues in the World (Santa Fe … [Continue reading]

The History of the Santa Fe Opera

The Santa Fe Opera is world-renowned, attracting people from all over the world during its annual two-month season. The performance theater has been rebuilt twice since it opened in 1957 with a seating capacity of 480.  Now, the beautiful adobe … [Continue reading]

New Mexico State Capitol Video

The New Mexico State Capitol is a very impressive building. Not only is it the only round Capitol building in the United States, but it also contains the most impressive art collection of any Capitol, rivaling many well-known art galleries. This is … [Continue reading]

Santa Fe Plaza Video

The Santa Fe Plaza is rich in history. Built in the early 1600s, the Plaza started as a fort with the Palace of the Governors, a chapel, a prison, and barracks. The Plaza and Palace of the Governors stand today and the Palace of the Governors is … [Continue reading]