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Holiday Lighting on the Santa Fe Plaza
November 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Starting at 3:00 p.m., a Choir and Girl Scouts will give out cookies and hot chocolate. Entertainment and Music from the bandstand all evening. at 4:00 p.m., Santa and Mrs. Claus’s are transported to the Plaza on a vintage fire truck, which heralds their arrival with its siren sounding. Over 1,000 farolitos will be lit by volunteers starting at 4:30, which will illuminate the Plaza until the main event at 6:00, presided over by Mayor Javier M. Gonzales, city councilors and other dignitaries. City crews spend three to four weeks placing farolitos along the portals on the sides of the Plaza, stringing 10,000 lights in trees and mini-lights around the gazebo, Santa’s Hut and other areas. Blow up penguins, snowmen, and polar bears are scattered throughout the Plaza for the event. The crowd counts down and the delegated flip the main switch and those stationed at four other power sources illuminate every light in unison.
For additional information, please contact:
Marketing and Special Events Administrator
Parks and Recreation Department
- November 23, 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Santa Fe
- Event Tags:
- Christmas tree, holiday
- City of Santa Fe