Monthly Archives: August 2012

Outdoor Festivals Continue into the Fall in Santa Fe

The fiery burning of Zozobra promises to wash away the year’s cares – the annual tradition is part of the famous Santa Fe Fiesta that brings residents out for two weekends of mariachi concerts, a parade on the Plaza, and a ball (Gran Baile) at the Santa Fe Convention Center.  For a quieter event on… Read more »

In Loving Memory of Harrison Begay (1914-2012)

We are deeply saddened by the news of Harrison Begay’s passing, and would like to express our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Recognized as the father of 20th-century Navajo art, Begay will be remembered for his profound artistic influence that highlights his Diné heritage. We are honored to display his hand printed silkscreens… Read more »

Indian Market – a Tradition at La Fonda on the Plaza

We are fortunate to be located right on the plaza in Santa Fe and every year we witness amazing art, meet people from all over the world, and celebrate the incredible talent that gathers right on our doorstep. Our team hit the plaza first thing on Saturday at Indian Market to deliver water bottles to… Read more »

Psst… Wanna Know a Secret?

It hasn’t been easy to keep this news secret all year, so I’m thrilled to be able to announce La Fonda will be launching a revitalization of our guest rooms (except our already world-class Terrace guest rooms and suites) in 2013 to meet modern standards of comfort. Guestrooms will have state of the art temperature… Read more »

August in Santa Fe is Synonymous with Native American Art

The big August event is, of course, Indian Market, the world’s largest fair of Native American art and the gold standard in the Native art world. With an estimated 100,000 attendees and 1,100 artists representing more than 100 tribes, Indian Market-related events stretch through the second half of the month. Buyers of Native American art… Read more »