San Felipe Pueblo is in Sandoval County
, and in the Central New Mexico
region. To find San Felipe Pueblo, travel north of Albuquerque
, between Albuquerque and Los Alamos
along Interstate 25, on the banks of the Rio Grande
River near Cochiti Lake.
San Felipe Pueblo is quiet most of the year except when ceremonial dances occur. The pueblo is well known for the Feast of St. Philip in which hundreds of men, women and children take part in the Green Corn Dance. It is said by the end of the day, the plaza has been trampled down into a bowl from a day of dancing. The pueblo has relatively few shops and amenities, but you can enjoy foods, dancing, jewelry and other traditional crafts during the pueblo's annual arts and crafts show held in October.