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Twinkle Light Parade

Step into the holiday spirit at the annual Twinkle Light Parade in Albuquerque.

The Annual Twinkle Light Parade is a spectacular family-friendly holiday event in Albuquerque

Featuring dozens of floats and parade entries and thousands of lights, the parade is a don't-miss event.

Thank you to all of the participants, spectators, and volunteer's who worked so hard to make this wonderful holiday tradition a success.



The winners of the 2013 Twinkle Light Parade:

Best in Show

Tie: Santa Cruz by Damian, Tammy and Friends

Tie: Holly Jolly Girl Scouts by Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails

Category Winners:


1st- First Impression Rodeo Club

2nd- Pony About Town by Christy Harding

Car Club

1st- A V-Dub Christmas by Albuquerque Air Alliance /Rt. 66 ACVW Club

2nd- Dezert Dogs

3rd- Suenos Unidos Car and Bike Club

Commercial Entry

1st- Nationwide Candy, LLC

2nd- Albuquerque Ambulance Service

3rd- Truckie by Two Men & A Truck


1st- AMAFCA Snowman

2nd- Albuquerque Fire Department

3rd- New Mexico Rail Runner Express by Rio Metro Regional Transit District

Large Group Walking

1st- Longfellow Elementary Prairie Doggies

2nd- The Mighty Valley High School Vikings Marching Band, Flag Corps, and Choir

3rd- Highland High School Hornet Band


1st- Santa Cruz by Damian, Terry and Friends (BIS)

2nd- Skycycles

3rd- Snoopy and the Red Baron Christmas by Butler, Doyle and Yang Families


1st- Holly Jolly Girl Scouts by Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails (BIS)

2nd- Shihan Herb Edmunds by Isshin Ryu Karate Club

T 3rd- Winter Cheer-land by Rudolfo Anaya Elementary School

T 3rd- The ELKS Merry Christmas by ELKS Lodge 461

T 3rd- Nightmare before Christmas by The Vargas Family

Show Vehicle

1st- 1949 Chevy Fleet Line & 66 Pontiac Grand Prix by Jose Padilla

2nd- Winter Wonderland by Donna and Albert Torres

3rd- Hello Kitty’s Christmas by Light Touch


Make sure to join next year on December 6th. Look for 2014 applications at the beginning of October!

Thank you to our sponsors:

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