A Mother’s Day Concert, Dennis Hopper Day, and the Lilac Festival


This month, Taos offers three fabulous and fun events, including one just in time for Mother’s Day.

First, join us at Kit Carson Park for a free community concert weekend as the 17th Annual Mother’s Day Music Festival kicks off on May 11-13. Mingle with families, neighbors, and friends while honoring Mom and listening to music. The lineup includes Traveler in Pain, Bone Mama, El Grupo Mezcal, Candice Vargas, Dwayne Ortega, the Dave Maestas Band, and many more. For more information, click here.

Next, celebrate Dennis Hopper Day on May 17 with the Easy Rider Rally & Ride, the Rebel Film Festival and the screening of the film “Out of the Blue,” along with the 5th Annual Dennis Hopper Commemoration Concert, featuring Robby Romero, Robert Mirabal, and more. For more information, click here. Lastly, don’t leave without a visit to the Taos Lilac Festival at Kit Carson Park on May 18-20. This festival celebrating our lilac heritage will feature a pet parade with a pet costume contest, a taco cook-off, a window-dressing contest, food vendors and a beer and wine garden, a children’s carousel, a blessing of the pets, and live entertainment. For details, click here.