The Village of Corrales is located in the Rio Grande Valley south of Sante Fe, New Mexico and is nestled below the breathtaking Sandia Mountains. The Village is a wonderful escape from areas fast paced urban areas and the overwhelming crowds of Santa Fe.
Corrales has a rich Spanish history, evident in the local architecture throughout the Village. Casa San Ysidro was built in the late 1870’s and is home to a collection of rare Hispanic New Mexican artifacts. Is it located directly across from the Old San Ysidro Church, which has been a center of Corrales community life for over 130 years.
The Corrales business district boasts a great assortment of locally owned speciality shops, galleries, restaurants, and bed and breakfasts. Visitors can come for a day and stay for week enjoying the unique Village attractions and the festivals scheduled throughout the year.
In the Spring of the year,experience the Corrales Grower’s Market, the Corrales Studio and Art Tour, San Ysidro Day and Heritage Day. During the Summer, experience the 4th of July festivities including the small town parade, and come for the Outdoor Art Shows. Autumn brings vibrant colors to the Village and the Rio Grande bosque area and you can experience the Harvest Festival. In the Winter you will be able to experince the Corrales Old Fashioned Christmas. Businesses are lit up for the Holidays and the Village organizes a nighttime twinkle light parade.
Corrales is definately the road less traveled in New Mexico but worth the short diversion for those seeking to enjoy a historical artists and argricultural community.
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