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Old Town Holiday Stroll

Celebrate the tradition with your family and do your holiday shopping with local businesses.

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Old Town Holiday Stroll | Friday, December 1, 2023 | 5-9 p.m. 

Join the City of Albuquerque for the kick-off of the holiday season. Be entertained by local performers that fill the streets as you check off your holiday shopping list. The Lighting Ceremony will begin at Plaza Don Luis at 6 p.m. The celebrations will continue through the month with shopping specials and entertainment in the Gazebo. Bring the family to discover new stores, visit familiar staples, and continue the tradition in the beautifully illuminated heart of Albuquerque.

Lighting of the Tree

Bring family and loved ones to Historic Old Town to experience the tradition. The lighting ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. and end with a countdown to a cheerful and bright display. Entertainment will follow in Plaza Don Luis, on the Gazebo and throughout plazas in the area. 


Sip hot chocolate and enjoy live entertainment throughout Old Town and on the Gazebo as local musicians and dance groups bring holiday cheer to your strolling experience. 

Entertainment Schedule

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Getting There

Streets throughout Old Town will be closed to traffic starting at 3 p.m. Please plan accordingly and arrive early. Be aware of and obey all posted street parking signs. 

Event Details 

Old Town Holiday Stroll is free for the public to attend and is a rain or shine event. Well behaved, leashed pets are welcome. 

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