Twinkle Light Parade

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


The Parade

Kick-off the holiday season with Albuquerque's biggest holiday parade, The Annual Twinkle Light Parade! It is a spectacular family-friendly holiday event featuring dozens of floats, marching bands, equestrian clubs, fire trucks, car clubs, and businesses and wrapping up with Mr. and Mrs. Claus! With over 300,000 lights, the parade is sure to dazzle audiences of all ages. This is a don't-miss event.


The Twinkle Light Parade takes place on Saturday, December 5 at 5:15 p.m.

New route this year! The parade will run from Bridge to Tijeras, ending at Civic Plaza. . 

Be a Part of the Magic

Applications for this year's Twinkle Light Parade are now available. Anyone is welcome! Families, schools, community groups, non-profits and more are all invited to participate. To participate in this year's parade, please fill out and submit this application.