Fiesta de los Niños: La Vida Vieja

Fun for all ages! Enjoy storytelling, puppet shows, make and take crafts, archery, good food and entertainment!

2017
Saturday, Sept. 2 & Sunday, Sept. 3

Time: 10am to 4pm
Adult Admission: $8
Seniors (62+), teens (13–18): $6
12 and under: FREE!

Thanks to all of you who joined us for this 2016 Festival.
We will be posting our 2017 Schedules soon.
Please check back for more information.

2016 Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 14

10:00–12:00
Spin wool with a malacate

10:00–4:00
The Zoo Crew presents lizards and snakes

10:00–4:00
Yucca rope making

10:30–1:00
Take a ride on a mule-drawn wagon

11:00–2:30
Make and take your own walking stick

11:00–1:00
Make your own mask!

11:00–1:30
Archery plus- Learn how to shoot an arrow or throw an atlatl dart

11:00–2:00
Use a washboard to wash clothes

Noon
Bischochitos will come out of the adobe horno 

12:30–3:00
Weave on an inkle loom

1:00–3:00
Wool washing
with yucca root 

1:00–3:00
Tin stamping

1:00–3:00
Dress up
like a Spanish settler

1:30–2:30
Native Bird Show
by New Mexico Wildlife Center

1:30
Puppetry with Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley

Sunday, May 15

10:00–12:00
Spin wool with a malacate

10:00–3:00
Make miniature adobe bricks 

10:00–4:00
The Zoo Crew presents lizards and snakes

10:00–4:00
Yucca rope making

11:00–1:00
Take a ride on a mule-drawn wagon

11:00–12:30
Make and take your own walking stick

11:00–1:00
Make your own mask!

11:00–2:00
Use a washboard to wash clothes

11:00–2:00
Play Spanish period games 

11:00–1:30
Archery plus– Learn how to shoot an arrow or throw an atlatl dart

Noon
Fresh bread comes out of the adobe horno

Noon
Move to the rhythm of Baile Espanol de Santa Fe 

12:30–3:00
Weave on an inkle loom

1:00–3:00
Tin stamping

1:00–3:00
Dress up
like a Spanish settler!

1:00–3:00
Wool washing with yucca root



Fiesta de los Niños

Thank you to our event sponsor.

First National Bank of Santa Fe