Seeking entrepreneurial experts, sonic savants, eating impresarios, cocktail collaborators, nightlife luminaries, Santa Fe sages, and the socially savvy to show us all HOW TO MIX.

Dress in your best that’s made to flex as DJ Joe Ray shows us how to light up the night at Skylight Santa Fe, the city’s swankiest new venue.

Prove your palette with free and ferocious menu samplers from the Skylight kitchen that knows how to satisfy.

Be ready to demonstrate how to indulge in creative cocktails and burly beverages. As always, putting your expertise to work on our survey will mean your first drink is compliments of the house.

Watch in wonder and astonishment as we award over $20,000 in cash and business development resources to folks who know how to put the art in startup—it’s the finale of the 2014 bizMIX business plan competition.

Flex your photographic muscles by serving your snaps onto the live #HowToSantaFe Instagram Feed and see the ongoing collaborative portrait of the city evolve before your eyes. For more info, check out

If you need to know how to hire the talent you’re looking for, you’ll welcome the return of the MIX job board.

If you prefer magic to talent, you’ll be taken with Mylar Jungle, the maniacal MIX-sponsored installation by artist Jamie Gordon West. / Bill Mitchell will be continuing his visual art performance of our generous MIX sponsors on screen for it’s final performance

Learned locals know that this is the Thursday before Indian Market and will know how to be smart about parking, cycling, walking, rolling and parachuting in to the event.

Design by Aidan Kallas
Photography by 12FPS and the #HowToSantaFe campaign

Free food and beverages move fast, so don’t dally around, y’hear?



How to MIX Survey Results

How would access to safe nighttime transportation affect your experience of nightlife?

If the City of Santa Fe were to implement a weekend late-night shuttle that you could access via the regular bus stops, how often would you ride it?

I wouldn't ride it | 33.3%
I'd ride it about twice a month | 26.7%
I'd ride it once a week or more | 20%
I'd ride it about once a month | 13.3%
I'd ride it less than once a month | 6.7%

What would be a reasonable price to pay for a late-night shuttle?

If there were food trucks downtown serving food until 2:00 am on weekend nights, how often would you patronize them?

I'd eat there 25% of the time I went out | 46.7%
I'd eat there about 75% of the time I went out | 26.7%
I'd eat there every time went out | 20%
I would not eat there | 6.7%

How many MIX events have you attended?

How did you hear about this event?

Tell us your age bracket--it helps us!