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Old Town Holiday Stroll

Celebrate the Magic of the Holiday Season in Historic Old Town!

Old Town Holiday Stroll

Old Town Holiday Stroll: Friday, December 1, 2017

Historic Old Town from 5 - 9 p.m.

Set the holiday season in motion with entertainment, dining, shopping, and more. Sip hot chocolate and watch the traditional lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree. This giant spectacle made up of over 130 different trees will glow at 6:15 p.m. in Plaza Don Luis with a special countdown. Join us for this free time-honored event from 5 - 9 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Albuquerque's Historic Old Town.


Help spread holiday cheer! We are looking for a variety of volunteer performers for this year's celebration. Let's create new memories that members of our community will cherish for years to come. For more information, contact Veronica Archuleta at [email protected].

Holiday Shopping

Enjoy warm authentic New Mexican cuisine from the many restaurants in Old Town. Bring your list and do some shopping! Find the perfect gifts from jewelry to soaps, art to clothing and so much more. Take advantage of discounts and specials offered during this jolly event by local businesses and restaurants in the area. 


Free event parking will be available at the parking lot located on the corner of Bellamah Ave. NW and 18th St. NW just north of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History. Free shuttles will be available, provided by Airport Parking, and will take event goers to Old Town, Explora and NM Museum of Natural History through the duration of the event.

There will also be parking lots and street parking available in the surrounding area, please be sure to follow all parking laws. 

Old Town Museums

In addition to the fun in Old Town, Explora and the NM Museum of Natural History and Science will be open, joining in on the festivities with activities and entertainment for the evening. 

Holiday Stroll is free for the public to attend and is a rain or shine event.

Event Sponsors

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Contact Information

Bree Ortiz

Cultural Services

(505) 768-3556