Feast Days

Please call at least 2 days in advance to confirm with each Pueblo that the dances listed below will take place. Events may be cancelled due to weather or other tribal events.

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Pueblo Feast Day

1ST

Transfer of Canes to New Pueblo Tribal Officials: Dances at most Pueblos.

Taos Pueblo: Turtle Dance
Santo Domingo Pueblo: Corn Dance
Jemez Pueblo: Matachines Dance
Picuris: Various Dances
Ohkay Owingeh: Cloud or Basket Dance
Please call other Pueblos directly for information.

 

6TH

King’s Day Celebration Honoring New Pueblo Tribal Officials: Most pueblos open to public.

Picuris Pueblo: Various Dances
Nambe Pueblo: Buffalo, Deer & Antelope Dances
Sandia Pueblo: Various Dances
Santa Ana Pueblo: Various Dances
Santo Domingo Pueblo: Various Dances
Taos Pueblo: Deer & Buffalo Dances
Please call other Pueblos directly for information.

22ND

St. Ildephonsus Feast Day Vespers.

San Ildefonso Pueblo. Vespers followed by firelight procession. Please call ahead to confirm.

23RD

St. Ildephonsus Feast Day.

San Ildefonso Pueblo. Annual Feast Day. Buffalo, Comanche, and Deer Dances.

1ST OR 2ND WEEKEND

Old Acoma Pueblo: Governor’s Feast. Various Dances.

1ST OR 2ND WEEKEND

Ohkay Owingeh: Deer Dances.

2ND

Candelaria Day Celebration.

Picuris Pueblo.

Taos Pueblo’s annual closure is in March. Please call for details.

 

 

19TH

St. Joseph’s Feast Day: Laguna Pueblo (Old Laguna), Harvest Dance & Various Dances.

EASTER WEEKEND

Basket & Corn Dances at most pueblos.

EASTER SUNDAY

Various dances at most pueblos.

Nambé Pueblo: Bow & Arrow Dance after Mass
Zia Pueblo: Various Dances
Jemez Pueblo: Corn Dance
Santo Domingo Pueblo: Corn Dance
Please call these and other pueblos directly for information.

1ST

St. Phillip Feast Day: San Felipe Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Corn Dance.

1ST Sunday

Santa Maria Feast Day: Acoma Pueblo, Feast Day.

3RD

Santa Cruz Feast Day: Taos Pueblo, Blessing of the Fields & Corn Dance.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Jemez Pueblo, Annual Jemez Red Rocks Arts & Crafts Show & Powwow.

1st Saturday

Tesuque Pueblo, Blessing of the Fields and Corn Dance.

13TH

St. Anthony Feast Day

Sandia Pueblo: Annual Feast Day
Taos Pueblo: Corn Dance
Ohkay Owingeh: Corn Dance
Santa Clara Pueblo: Comanche Dance
Picuris Pueblo: Children’s Foot Race

24TH

St. John the Baptist Feast Day

Ohkay Owingeh: Annual Feast Day
Taos Pueblo: Corn Dance

29TH

St. Peter/St. Paul Feast Day.

Santa Ana Pueblo, Various Dances.
Santo Domingo, Various Dances

2ND WEEKEND

Annual Taos Pueblo Powwow. Call Taos Pueblo to confirm.

14TH

St. Bonaventure Feast Day: Cochiti Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Corn Dance.

25TH

Santiago Feast Day: Taos Pueblo, Corn Dance.

26TH

St. Anne Feast Day

Santa Ana Pueblo: Annual Feast Day
Taos Pueblo: Corn Dance
Laguna Pueblo: Harvest Dance & Various Dances at Seama Village

28TH

Peoples’ Day

Santa Ana Pueblo: Annual Feast Day
Pojoaque Pueblo: Summer Feast Day, Comanche Dance and Various Dances

2ND

St. Persingula Feast Day: Jemez Pueblo, Annual Feast Day, Corn Dance

4TH

St. Dominic Feast Day: Santo Domingo Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Corn Dances.

9TH

Picuris Pueblo: San Lorenzo Vespers & Sunset Dances.

10TH

Anniversary of Pueblo Revolt of 1680
San Lorenzo Feast Day

Picuris Pueblo: Annual Feast Day, Ceremonial Foot Race, Pole Climb, and Traditional Dances.
Acoma Pueblo: Various Dances at Acomita Village.

12TH

Santa Clara Feast Day: Santa Clara Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Buffalo, Harvest or Corn Dance.

15TH

The Assumption of Our Blessed Mother Feast Day

Zia Pueblo: Annual Feast Day, Corn Dances
Laguna Pueblo: Harvest & Other Dances at Mesita Village

28TH

St. Augustine Feast Day: Isleta Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Morning Mass, Procession, Various Dances.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Santo Domingo Pueblo Annual Arts & Crafts Market.

2ND

San Esteban Feast Day: Acoma Pueblo Sky City, Annual Feast Day. Harvest Dance.

8TH

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Feast Day

Laguna Pueblo: Village of Encinal, Harvest & Social Dances.

19TH

St. Joseph’s Feast Day: Laguna Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Harvest Dances and Various Other Dances at Old Laguna.

25TH

St. Elizabeth Feast Day: Laguna Pueblo, Village of Paguate. Harvest and Various Other Dances.

30TH

San Geronimo Feast Day: Taos Pueblo, Arts & Crafts Fair, Foot Races, and Pole Climb.

4TH

St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day: Nambé Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Various Dances.

17TH

St. Margaret Mary Feast Day: Laguna Pueblo, Village of Paraje. Harvest Dance and Various Dances.

12TH

San Diego Feast Day: Tesuque & Jemez Pueblos, Annual Feast Day. Various Dances.

THANKSGIVING

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

11TH

Pojoaque Pueblo: Vespers, Procession, and Dances, 6 p.m. Call ahead to confirm.

12TH

Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day: Pojoaque Pueblo, Annual Feast Day. Mass at 10 a.m., Various Dances.
Jemez Pueblo: Matachines Dances.

24TH

Christmas Eve Celebration: Dances at most Pueblos.

Acoma Pueblo: Luminarias on display from Scenic View Point to Acoma “Sky City”
Laguna Pueblo: St. Joseph Mission, Old Laguna. Various Dances after 10 p.m. Mass.
Nambé Pueblo: Buffalo Dances after Mass
Ohkay Owingeh: Sundown Torchlight Procession of the Virgin Vespers, Mass Procession, Matachines & Various Dances before & after Mass.
Picuris Pueblo: Sundown Torchlight Procession of the Virgin Vespers, Mass Procession, Matachines & Various Dances before & after Mass.
San Felipe Pueblo: Dances after Midnight Mass
Taos Pueblo: Sundown Procession & Bonfire
Tesuque Pueblo: Dances after Midnight Mass
Zia Pueblo: Sundown Torchlight Procession
Please call these and other pueblos directly for information and confirmation.

25TH

Christmas Day: Dances at most Pueblos.

Ohkay Owingeh: Matachines and Various Dances
Picuris Pueblo: Christmas Celebration with Matachines Dances
San Ildefonso Pueblo: Christmas Celebration with Matachines Dances
Santa Ana Pueblo: Buffalo & Various Dances
Santo Domingo Pueblo: Various Dances
Tesuque Pueblo: Various Dances
Taos Pueblo: Various Dances
Zia Pueblo: Various Dances
Please call these and other pueblos directly for information and confirmation.

25TH – 27TH

Laguna Pueblo: Old Laguna Village, 10 a.m. Mass followed by Harvest Dance.

26TH

Ohkay Owingeh: Turtle Dance

26TH – 28TH

Christmas Dances at most pueblos: Contact each pueblo directly for more information.
Santo Domingo Pueblo: Corn Dance.

28TH

Holy Innocents Day.

Picuris Pueblo: Children’s Dances.
Ohkay Owingeh: Turtle Dance

Pueblo Contact List

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Website: www.pueblodecochiti.org

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Website: www.isletapueblo.com

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Website: www.jemezpueblo.com

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Website: www.picurispueblo.org

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Website: www.sanipueblo.org

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Website: www.santaana.org

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Website: www.santodomingotribe.org

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Website: www.taospueblo.com

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Phone number: 505-782-7238
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