Christmas in New Mexico

Santa Fe

Canyon Road
Adorned with lights, colorful Canyon Road plays host to hundreds of strollers on Christmas Eve. Vendors serve apple cider as people sing carols around bonfires. Watch for the flying farolitos - a truly beautiful sight.
December 24, 2006 Evening

The Santa Fe Plaza
On Christmas Eve, the Santa Fe Plaza is decorated with thousands of farolitos. Cider is served, carols are sung, and groups take farolito-lined walks to the nearby Cross of the Martyrs.
December 24, 2006 Evening

Santa Fe Women's Ensemble
(505) 954-4922
A Christmas Offering
The 24th season Features music of John Rutter, Vaughan Williams, and Palestrina as well as carols from Czechoslovakia, England, France, Israel, and Spain.
Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe -

(505) 954-4922

Other Santa Fe Events

Canyon Road Shopping in Santa Fe ©SuziQ

December 02, 2006
Taos - Yuletide Caroling & Tree Lighting - visit website
Carols and Holiday cheer on Taos Plaza.

December 24, 2006
Taos Pueblo - Procession of the Virgin -
Traditional procession of the Virgin Mary through the plaza at Taos Pueblo, with bonfires.

December 24, 2006
Taos Pueblo - Christmas Eve at Taos Pueblo -

December 25, 2006
Taos Pueblo - Deer or Matachines Dances -Traditional Deer or Matachines dances on Christmas Day on the plaza at Taos Pueblo.


December 1 - 23, 2006
Art Market 2006
An exhibit of works for sale. ¡Magnifico! presents the second annual exhibit Art Market, which explores the issues of selling and exhibiting works of art. ¡Magnifico! 516 Magnifico! Artspace. 242-8244.

December 1 - 31, 2006
River of Lights
Holiday Light Festival at the Rio Grande Botanic Garden. Food, musical entertainment and spectacular light sculptures. 764-6200.

Moby Dickens Bookstore in Taos ©SuziQ
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