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Twinkle Light Parade

Step into the glow this holiday season

Twinkle Light Cover Photo 2017

Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 5:15 p.m. | Historic Nob Hill

It’s time for Albuquerque’s most dazzling celebration. This free family-friendly holiday event will bring the sparkle, the glimmer and the twinkle with dancing elves, prancing horses, snowmen and, of course, Jolly Ol' St. Nick. 

Watch the Parade

The Twinkle Light Parade will roll west on Central Ave. through Historic Nob Hill from Washington St. to Girard Blvd. Central Ave. will be closed to traffic beginning at 3 p.m.  to prepare for the parade. Plan to arrive early as the Twinkle Light Parade is sure to dazzle thousands of spectators. 

Public restrooms will available at the following locations:

  • Central Ave. & Sierra Dr. 
  • Central Ave. & Aliso Dr.
  • Central Ave. & Hermosa Dr.
  • Central Ave. & Tulane Dr.
  • Central Ave. & Dartmouth Dr. 

Apply to participate today! 

Be one of the dozens of floats, marching bands, fire trucks, car clubs, organizations, families and businesses that make this parade possible. Applications are due by November 2. 2018 Twinkle Light Parade Application 

Free Park & Ride

Free parking will be available at the southwest lot located on the corner of Lomas Blvd. and University Blvd. (view map). Buses will run from the lot to Johnson Field throughout the event until 10 p.m. 

Twinkle Light Parade Bus

Shop & Dine

Shop local! Come to Nob Hill early to enjoy dinner at one of the many eateries in the area. Shop at the dozens of stores and boutiques for all of your holiday gifts. 

Twinkle Light Parade VW  Twinkle Light Parade Santa  Twinkle Light Parade Trash Truck 

Best Holiday Parade

In 2016, the Twinkle Light Parade was named #2 Best Holiday Parade in the Country by USA Today 10Best! Thank you for all for voting! 

Thank You to Our Sponsors 

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