Below is a list of holiday events in New Mexico’s MainStreet and Arts & Cultural districts. By shopping, eating, and playing in your local district, you positively impact the local economy and community. Thank you for supporting local businesses this holiday season and all year!
Alamogordo MainStreet: Olde Fashioned Christmas
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 4 PM – 9 PM
Come stroll New York Avenue, step back in time to experience Olde Fashioned Christmas spirit. Listen to the choirs, enjoy our local dancers, sip hot cocoa & cider, and eat delicious food from vendors. Visit our Santa’s Village, ride the Horse-Drawn Trolley, join us in our 3rd Ugly Sweater Contest, 1st Christmas pet costume contest, and Little Miss and Mister Christmas pageant.
Downtown Arts & Cultural District, A NM MainStreet: ABQ Artwalk
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4 PM – 11 PM
This Artwalk we will be hosting Holiday markets, live murals, art exhibits, art shows & live music. Do some holiday shopping with our artists or just come out to discover the arts of New Mexico.
Downtown Arts & Cultural District, A NM MainStreet: Holiday Market by Rail Yards Market and Downtown Growers’ Market
Saturday, December 14–Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 10 AM – 4 PM
Keep it local for the Holidays, enjoy a historic experience, and discover the best of Burque’s local small businesses. Nearly 200 vendors of made-from-scratch delicious food, bountiful farms, and quality handmade crafts and healers will convene for Albuquerque’s locavorian spirit this year for the 6th annual Holiday Market on December 14-15, 2019.
Artesia MainStreet: Light Up Artesia
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
Join us for the kickoff to the holiday season in Downtown Artesia! Shops will stay open late for your holiday shopping and the Xcel Energy Parade of Lights will usher in Santa Claus.
Belen MainStreet Partnership: Food, Fun and Folly
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM
A Fun Holiday Production of A Chirstmas Carol Presented by Los Lunas High School Drama Department. Holiday Arts and Crafts Vendors, Posole Dinner with Holiday Desserts.
Carlsbad MainStreet: Night of Lights
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 3 PM – 7 PM
Join us in celebrating the season! This year’s theme is “A Nutcracker Jubilee.” Night of Lights is a festival for all ages.
Clovis MainStreet: Christmas Light Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 6 PM
Christmas crafts, photos with Santa, shopping specials, and much more!
Corrales MainStreet: Holiday Art Crawl Weekend
November 30—December 1, 2019
Explore our Corrales marketplace of galleries, shops, eateries, special sales, grand openings, and holiday cheer. More than 25 venues with original art, handmade wares, food and drink.
Deming Luna County MainStreet: Christmas Down MainStreet
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM
Christmas Light Parade, Lighting of the Community Tree, Downtown Festival of Lights.
Downtown Farmington, A MainStreet Project: Miracle on Main Street and Holiday Art Walk
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM
It promises to be a magical night in the HeART of Farmington, Historic Downtown. Spend a great day of fun, dining, and shopping.
Downtown Farmington, A MainStreet Project: Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
A Nutcracker Christmas Parade, presented by the Four Corners Professionals.
Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District: Gallup Downtown Night Out Holiday Edition
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5 PM – 12 AM
A VERY special Downtown Night Out full of activities in partnership with Gallup SBDC, Gallup Chamber, and Millennium Media.
Grants MainStreet Project: 23rd Annual Holiday Light Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM
Celebrate the season with spirit! Grants MainStreet Project holds the annual Holiday Light Parade for family and friends to enjoy. As a spectator, enjoy the beautiful light displays and see who wins first place for the Light Parade Float Contest!
Downtown Las Cruces Partnership: Winterfest
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM
Las Cruces Food Truck Winterfest 2019, sponsored by the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership and the Las Cruces Food Truck Fiesta, will be happening in the Plaza de Las Cruces on Main Street on Sat Dec 21, 2019 from 5-9pm. There will be 10 food trucks, free pictures with Santa, holiday music and caroling, holiday lights, and a “last minute” market featuring more than 25 local vendors.
Los Alamos MainStreet: WinterFest
December 6-8, 2019
WinterFest Weekend is a family-oriented holiday event that celebrates winter in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The highlights of the weekend are the MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade and the Tree Lighting at Ashley Pond.
Nob Hill MainStreet: Nob Hill Shop & Stroll
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 5 PM – 10 PM
Walk along Central Avenue from Girard to Washington while shopping, dining, and enjoying the entertainment and street performances.
Nob Hill MainStreet: Twinkle Light Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5:15 PM – 10 PM
It’s time for Albuquerque’s most dazzling celebration. This free, family-friendly holiday event brings the sparkle to a mile-long stretch of Central Ave. Look both ways for glimmer, dancing elves and, of course, Jolly Ol’ St. Nick.
Raton MainStreet: Festival of Lights
Friday, November 29, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM
Join us Friday, November 29th for an evening of Christmas fun!
MainStreet Roswell: Christmas Electric Light Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
Ruidoso Midtown Association: Business Mixer – Ugly Sweater
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
Ruidoso Midtown Association invites everyone to attend the Ruidoso Midtown Business Mixer – Ugly Sweater @ Lost Hiker Brewing Company & Taproom Midtown location!
Silver City MainStreet Project: Lighted Christmas Parade
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM
The 29th Annual Silver City MainStreet Lighted Christmas Parade will be Saturday, November 30 at 7pm. A community favorite, bring in the holiday season with family and friends.
MainStreet Truth or Consequences: Old-Fashioned Christmas
Friday December 13, 2019 6-9 pm
Come celebrate a beautiful evening of holiday fun!
Tucumcari MainStreet Corporation: Official Lighting of the Depot and Community Christmas Tree
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 3 PM
Enjoy some old fashioned holiday cheer as Tucumcari MainStreet officially kicks off the holiday season.