FAQ LIST FOR SANTA FE RAILYARD VISITORS
What is there to do at the Railyard?
The Railyard offers diverse restaurants (2nd St. Brewery, Boxcar and the Violet Crown Cafe), the REI Sports store, women’s clothing, gift and antique stores and numerous contemporary art
galleries which host the Railyard Art District’s monthly last Friday Art Walk. Internationally renowned art exhibition hall SITE Santa Fe is undergoing a dramatic expansion and will reopen in the fall of 2017. The stunning Violet Crown Cinema offers 11 theatres with first run films as well as 30 beer taps and a full menu in its cafe. The national Top 10 Santa Fe Farmers Market is open Tuesday and Saturday mornings (Saturdays only during the winter). The 10 acre park is home to the Santa Fe Artists Market on Saturdays in the summer and fall and includes a wonderful children’s play area and fascinating gardens. Go to www.railyardsantafe.com for a complete tenant directory, event calendar (including free music and movies in the Railyard Park and Plaza, market schedules, all gallery offerings and other special events) detailed driving directions, rail, shuttle and parking information. You may print the Railyard map from the Maps page on our website.
What will I find within walking distance of the Railyard?
The Railyard is bordered by the historic Guadalupe District with many charming clothing
and curio shops, and restaurants with a wide variety of food, music and nightlife. Heading north
on Guadalupe St., you’ll find the historic Santuario de Guadalupe, and it’s only 3 more blocks
across the river and right down San Francisco Street to the historic Downtown Plaza. The
Roundhouse, the State of New Mexico’s state capitol building, is 5 blocks east of the Railyard
via Montezuma. You can spend the entire day in the Railyard area or explore as you walk to the
Downtown area, then take the free Santa Fe Pickup shuttle back (see Ground Transportation below.)
Are there restrooms nearby?
There are restrooms inside the Santa Fe Depot at the City of Santa Fe Tourism Center, along with maps and guides to local attractions as well as staff to answer your questions. (Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.) Public restrooms are provided in the Railyard Park, and in many of the surrounding shops and restaurants you visit.
What kind of ground transportation is available from the Railyard?
The City of Santa Fe provides free shuttle bus service (The Santa Fe Pickup) at the Montezuma St. end of the Depot platform to the Railyard Water Tower, State Capitol, Canyon Road, the Downtown Plaza and other stops. The shuttle circulates continuously 6:30 to 5:30 Mon-Fri, 8:30 to 5:30 Saturday, and 10-5:30 on Sundays at stops designated by the red pickup logo approximately every 20 minutes. Call 231-2573 for more information. www.santafenm.gov/santa_fe_pickup_shuttle
For City Bus Service throughout the entire City, call 955-2001. There is a bus stop just east of the Depot on Guadalupe St. where the Taos Express and Buffalo Thunder shuttles also meet train arrivals. See the Railrunner website for daily commuter rail service to Albuquerque and points south (www.nmrailrunner.com).