Santa Fe CVB / TOURISM Santa Fe

201 W. Marcy St. 87504-0909

Meet Different in The City Different

. Santa Fe, “The City Different” is the oldest state capital in the United States and consistently an award-winning destination. Recently selected as the Destination of the Year by Travel + Leisure readers, Santa Fe blends old-world charm with urban sophistication in a way that is sure to fascinate your attendees. Founded by Spanish settlers in 1610, the winding streets, adobe architecture and traditional Spanish and Native American artwork at every turn surround you with Santa Fe’s heritage. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southern tip of the Rockies, offers an exciting variety of outdoor recreational activities. The great charm of “The City Different” is its unique blend of rich history and contemporary appeal, which is also apparent in our award-winning cuisine. Foodies flock to Santa Fe for our chile-based fare as well as the creative cooking of many nationally recognized chefs that call Santa Fe home. Santa Fe boasts more than 300 restaurants, 250 art galleries, 70 jewelry stores, 13 museums and a world-renown outdoor opera.

Getting Here

. Located in Northern New Mexico, Santa Fe is easily accessible via the Santa Fe Regional Airport and Albuquerque International Sunport. The Santa Fe airport is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe and the Albuquerque Airport is approximately 60 minutes from downtown Santa Fe – the drive is a scenic drive on the interstate with no stop and go traffic. Direct flights into Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF): Phoenix Denver Dallas Direct flights into Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ): Alamosa, CO Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Carlsbad, NM Chicago, IL (ORD and MDW) Dallas, TX (DAL and DFW) Denver, CO Houston, TX (HOU and IAH) Kansas City, MO Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN New York City, NY (JFK) Oakland, CA Orange County, CA Orlando, FL (seasonal) Phoenix, AZ Portland, OR Salt Lake City, UT San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA Silver City, NM Ground transportation options include: Car rental Uber Lyft Commercial shuttle services from both Santa Fe and Albuquerque Airports (approx. $33 each way from Albuquerque) Private ride service New Mexico Railrunner from Albuquerque (requires bus transfer from airport to train in Albuquerque) While in Santa Fe, attendees may utilize the FREE Santa Fe Pick – shuttle service in Santa Fe’s historic district.

Distance from airport

  • Santa Fe Regional Airport

    12 mi. from city center

  • Albuquerque International Sunport

    60 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is located in downtown Santa Fe within easy walking distance of the historic Plaza. The Museum collection is the single largest repository of O'Keeffe's work in the world. The Museum is open 7 days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM, and on Friday evenings until 7 PM. Admission is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors (age 60+); $6 for New Mexico residents (with ID); $6 for Military/Law Enforcement (with ID); $10 for students (18+ with ID); and free for youth and students under 18.
217 Johnson Street,
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

The outstanding collection showcases classic and contemporary Southwestern Indian paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, basketry and weaving. A permanent exhibition tracing the life of American Indians, "Here Now and Always" was curated in part by Native American elders, scholars and tribal members. .
710 Camino Lejo Santa Fe
NM 87505

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

The Spanish Colonial Arts Society collections were initiated in 1928. Today with 3,000 objects, the collections are the most comprehensive compilation of Spanish Colonial art of their kind. Dating from the Middle Ages to the New Millennium, the collections span centuries in art, place and time. Among the various media featured are santos (painted and sculpted images of saints,) textiles, tinwork, silverwork, goldwork, ironwork, straw appliqué, ceramics, furniture, books and more
750 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Palace of the Governors

To firmly ground yourself in New Mexico's rich past, visit this museum on the Santa Fe Plaza. Built by the Spanish as a government building in 1610, the Palace remains the country's oldest continuously occupied public building. Its exhibits chronicle the history of Santa Fe as well as New Mexico and the region. American Indian artists sell their wares under its historic portal as part of the Native American
105 W. Palace Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Museum of International Folk Art

Home to the world's largest collection of international folk art in the world, featuring Alexander Girard's Multiple Visions, A Common Bond and interactive changing exhibitions.Public programs include art activities for ages 3 to 103, performances, artist demonstrations, lectures and other activities included with Museum admission. Available for private parties, meetings and seminars with or without open galleries.
706 Camino Lejo
On Museum Hill Santa Fe
NM 87505

Convention Centers

  • Santa Fe Community Convention Center

    In the heart of downtown Santa Fe, the convention center is just as unique as “The City Different”. Our unconventional center has 40,000 square feet of meeting space, including an 18,000 square foot ballroom.

    • Total meeting space38,062 sq. ft.
      Guest rooms 1 mi. from convention center2,000



High season
Jun 21 – Oct 20
Shoulder season
Apr 15 – Jun 20
Low season
Jan 1 – Apr 14
Oct 21 – Dec 31

Additional Information

In the heart of downtown Santa Fe, the convention center is just as unique as “The City Different”. During construction, excavations revealed artifacts from ancient Native American pueblos that occupied the site, dating back to the 13th century. We honor these pueblos with a stunning tapestry of the artifacts found beneath, which is proudly displayed in our sun-drenched lobby. Located among the city’s best restaurants, museums and shopping, as well as 2,000 hotel rooms, hosting your meeting at the convention center strikes the perfect balance of modern convenience with the daily experience of walking through a 400-year-old U.S. city. Traditional Navajo rugs, Spanish colonial tin accents and carved furniture accent pieces made by local artisans are displayed throughout the building. Our center includes: 40,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 18,000 square foot, ballroom High-speed wireless internet Landscaped outdoor courtyard and terrace with spectacular views, perfect for stunning receptions and events LEED Silver Certified as a green building Underground, on-site parking

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