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Town of Taos Presents
Hometown 4th of July Celebration
Historic Taos Plaza and Kit Carson Park
July 4, 2018

The Town of Taos Presents a FREE Hometown 4th of July Celebration.

The celebration kicks off at the Historic Taos Plaza with Taos Mayor Dan Barrone and his family hosting the third Annual FREE Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM.  Opening ceremonies will begin at 8:00 AM with a Presentation of Colors by the VFW Post # 3259; an Invocation by Taos Pueblo Governor Gilbert Suazo Sr., War Chief Henry Samora Sr., Lt. War Chief Anthony Suazo and War Chief Secretary Dwayne Lefthand Sr.; National Anthem sung by AnaKaela Trujillo (14 years old); Acknowledgement of Independence Day by Kym Sanchez & Don Peters, Not Forgotten Outreach; and a special performance by Star Road Dance Company.

At 4:00 PM the Town of Taos Facilities and Events Department, Taos Volunteer Fire Department and AMP Concerts presents THE FAMILY STONE and Fireworks at Kit Carson Park. Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and your family and friends.  Gates open at 4:00 PM, music starts at 4:30 PM with The Damn Band, followed by Baracutanga at 6:00 PM, National Anthem by AnaKaela Trujillo at 7:15 PM, leading up to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Members and R&B/Funk Legends THE FAMILY STONE at 7:30 PM.

There will also be various food and drink vendors available for purchase.  Sagebrush Inn & Spirits will sponsor Beer and wine gardens.

A SPECTACULAR fireworks display hosted by the Taos Volunteer Fire Department will cap off the evening.  This celebration will offer locals and visitors a safe, patriotic fun-filled experience.  The BEST viewing of the fireworks show will be from Kit Carson Park.

Remember that pets are sensitive to fireworks and large crowds.  We recommend that you keep your pets indoors after dusk.

The Town of Taos, Taos Volunteer Fire Department and AMP Concerts wishes everyone a safe and happy 4th of July.

For more information regarding the performers check out

For more information, call Cathy Romero at 575-751-2002 or contact her via e-mail

Come and be part of the long running community tradition
“El Viboron”

The Town of Taos Community Events and Taos Youth & Family Center wants you to be part of “El Viboron” for the Fiesta de Taos Children’s Parade on Saturday, July 21, 2018. We will meet at Enos Garcia Elementary School at 9:00 AM.  Participants will receive a t-shirt.  Children of all ages are welcomed; bring your friends and parents too.

To sign up to participate in “El Viboron” or for more information call Judy Esquibel at 575-751-2037 or contact her via e-mail at


Town of Taos Presents
May 30 through August 8, 2018

The Town of Taos Presents Music & MOVIES ON THE GREEN!  Get the family together and enjoy Taos’ beautiful spring and summer nights under star-filled skies with entertainment and movies at Kit Carson Park.  The events are FREE to the public.  We are bringing a special variety of entertainment prior to the start of each movie.  The fun starts at 6:00 PM, music at 7:00PM and the show starts at dusk.  (weather permitting) 

Make sure to bring chairs, blankets and a picnic to make yourself comfortable.  No alcohol permitted in the park.  Concessions will be available.  Music & Movies On The Green is sponsored in part by The Taos News.  For more information, call Judy Esquibel at 575-751-2037 or contact her via e-mail at

Date Event Special Performance Time Location
May 30, 2018

Coco (2017)

Michael Hearne Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
June 6, 2018

Max (2015)

Out of Nowhere

Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
June 13, 2018 Rookie of the Year (1993) Stash Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
June 20, 2018 Underdog (2007) UZ Band Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
June 27, 2018

Ferdinand (2017)

Ry Taylor Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
July 11, 2018 Beauty and the Beast (2017) Iriebellion Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
July 25, 2018 Tommorrowland (2015) Bill Hearne Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
August 1, 2018 Hotel Transylvania (2012) hONEhoUSE Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park
August 8, 2018 Breaking Legs (2017) DJ Chrystalline Start at 6:00 pm Kit Carson Park

Added Town of Taos Information:

The Town of Taos now uses a public, online auction website to dispose of items no longer needed, Public Surplus.  This is an "EBAY' type of site -- a perpetual auction with items regularly added, so check back often for new listings.  Examples of Town items include: vehicles, furniture, computers, office supplies and selected heavy equipment.  All items are sold “as is” and “where is”.  For more info., contact Antonio Fresquez, Fixed Assets Clerk, Town of Taos, , (575) 751-2584.. 

Catch the Town of Taos’ Taos Express – round trip bus service between Santa Fe and Taos every weekend for $10.  For info. and reservations, TaosExpress, (575) 751-4459.



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