Halloween Event “Spirits of New Mexico’s Past”

Meet the ghosts of history who lived and died in the land of enchantment! Step back in time and encounter a diverse assortment of characters from New Mexico’s illustrious and often little known past. Listen to their amazing stories and experience intriguing bygone events. Lit by lantern light and campfires, our wondrous historic site takes on a family-friendly but spooky Halloween atmosphere.

Saturday, October 27

Time: 5:00pm — 9:00pm
Adult Admission: $8
Seniors (62+), teens (13–18): $6
12 and under: FREE!

Enjoy mulled hot cider courtesy of Two Sprout Farm, fresh horno baked goodies & other light refreshments

Meet the infamous La Llorona!
Visit with a Curandera!
Warm yourself by our fires
Make your own spooky medallion or get your face painted
And more!

Schedule for the Evening:

5:00 pm – Gates open

6:00–6:30 pm—EntreFlamenco Santa Fe Youth Dancers 

7:00–7:30 pm—Lightning Boy Foundation Hoop Dancers

7:30–8:00 pm—La Llorona shares her tragic story, presented by Brenda Hollingsworth-Marley

8:00–8:30 pm—Performance by the Red Turtle Dance Group 

Ongoing (5:00—9:00 pm)

Meet Spirits from New Mexico’s Past, like Army Officer’s Wife & Santa Fe Trail traveler, Marion Sloan Russell, Territorial Attorney, W.W.H. Davis, The first African American in NM, Estevanico Durante, Sheriff Pat Garrett, Outlaw, William H. Bonney, Archbishop Jean Bautiste Lamy, Cibolero, Manuel Maes, Churro Sheep Weavers & others!

Julian Prada, Traditional New Mexican Musician Performs!

Kids can make their own spooky tin medallions

Face Painting

Visit with traditional New Mexican Curandera, Veronica Ramos

Visit with some of New Mexico’s most infamous Spirits of the Past


Thanks to our proud sponsors:


Support provided by:

Santa Fe Arts Commission, New Mexico Arts
& Santa Fe Country Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board (LTAB)