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When considering a visit to La Fonda on the Plaza, you should know that Santa Fe is a four-season destination. Winter is popular with skiers and snowboarders visiting nearby Ski Santa Fe. Summer sees live music and dancing on the Plaza, with the Santa Fe Indian Market in August bringing indigenous artists from across North America to the Plaza to sell their artwork. September is known for the Fiestas de Santa Fe and the burning of Zozobra, a 50-foot-tall marionette followed by a weekend of revelry on the Plaza. Santa Fe’s shops and renowned restaurants are open year-round. In December, paper sacks filled with sand and candles called farolitos line the Plaza and nearby Canyon Road.