• Las Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana, Taos 2018

Stories from this issue

The needle and thread behind Fiesta fashion

Linda Medina’s work is known throughout Northern New Mexico and has been carried by fiesta queens and courts for over three decades. The Taos seamstress retired this year as the woman behind …

Lifelong Fiestas fan inducts a new member

Tony Struck, co-director of the Taos Youth and Family Center, remembers visiting the Taos Fiestas with his family for the first time when he was a young boy. He remembers playing with pop guns and …

True Taos treasure

Life is a dance for Stella Mares-McGinnis. Her world twirls like the traditional Hispanic waltz and polka that she could perform in her sleep. And her soundtrack better have “a helluva good …
La Reina Alicia Romero
2018 Royal Court

La Reina Alicia Romero

My name is Alicia Romero. I am 17 years old. I will be a 2019 graduate from Taos High School. I am a member of the Tiger Classics dance team...
Princesa Katrina Gonzales
2018 Royal Court

Princesa Katrina Angelica Gonzales

I’m Katrina Angelica Gonzales born in Taos on June 16, 1998 and I’m a 2016 Taos High School graduate. I’m currently a student at Central New Mexico College in Albuquerque...
Princesa Jazmine Medrano
2018 Royal Court

Princesa Jazmine Medrano

Hi, my name is Jazmine Medrano. I’m 16 years old. I’m the daughter of Crystal Lane and Roberto Medrano.
Submitted photo  Taoseños Trinnie (retired from Taos Municiplal Schools) and Luis (retired from Carson National Forest) Barela, are proud to be grand marshals of this year's Historic Parade.
True Taoseños

Historic Parade Grand Marshals: Trinnie and Luís Barela

Trinnie and Luís Barela were born and raised in Taos and have lived here all of their lives.
Submitted photo   Children's Parade Grand Marshal Norbert "Norbie" Martínez inspires his Mariachi El Tigre students and the community to express themselves through music.
'En casa de música todos son músicos'

Children's parade grand marshal: Norberto 'Norbie' Martinez

Norberto “Norbie” Martínez, un nativo de Taos, Nuevo México is honored to be the grand marshal of the 2018 Taos Fiesta Children’s Parade.
Fiestas de Taos Honoree Geri Track
Fiestas de Taos Honorée

An adventurous spirit, a master potter

Born Geronima Suazo, Sept. 21, 1917, Geri will be celebrating her 101st birthday this year. She was born to Elizeo and Tonita Suazo at Taos Pueblo.
Fiestas de Taos Honoree Abe Garcia
Fiestas de Taos Honorée

The face, the man of Seco

Jose Abel Garcia, 95, was born in 1923 in Arroyo Seco. He was raised by his aunt and grandmother after his mother passed away at a young age. Abe is the eldest of 12 children. He married Grace …
2018 Taos Pueblo Gov. Gilbert Suazo Sr.

Welcome from Taos Pueblo

The Taos Pueblo Governor and War Chief wish to join the neighboring communities of Taos to welcome visitors and friends to the annual Town of Taos Fiestas on July 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2018. This …
Taos County Commissioner Jim Fambro
¡Que vivan Las Fiestas de Taos y nuestra gente!

¡Bienvenidos! Taos County

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Fiestas de Taos, an annual celebration of the community’s patron saints Santiago and Santa Ana, which Taos County residents have been …
Town of Taos Mayor Dan Barrone
¡Bienvenidos, nuestra comunidad es su hogar!

Welcome from the Mayor's Office

As the mayor and spokesmen of the town of Taos Town Council, we are proud to host the 2018 Fiestas de Taos here in the heart of our community on Historic Taos Plaza. Our fiestas are a time …
2017 Reina Mariana Jimenez-Gonzales

A farewell from La Reina 2017, Mariana Fatima Jimenez-Gonzales

To the community of Taos, On behalf of myself, Mariana Fatima Jimenez-Gonzales, La Reina de Santiago y Santa Ana de Las Fiestas …
Taos Fiesta Council President Anna Herrera

President's welcome

Dear visitors and fellow Taoseños: On behalf of the Taos Fiesta Council and myself, we welcome you to our annual celebration, Las Fiestas de Taos. Our celebration represents the …
¡Que Vivan!

Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana 2017

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