Enjoy hot chocolate and caroling as the historic downtown plaza is lit up in Christmas splendor with lights and holiday decor. Festivities start around 3:30 p.m. with entertainment on the bandstand and Girl Scouts selling cookies and hot chocolate. Formal entertainment, scheduled at 4:00. Santa and Mrs. Claus's appearance around 4 p.m. is executed in true Santa Fe style. The Clauses are transported to the Plaza on a vintage fire truck, which heralds their arrival with its siren sounding. Volunteers begin lighting 1,000 farolitos around 4:30, which will illuminate the Plaza until the main event at 6:00, presided over by Mayor Webber, city councilors and other dignitaries.
Christmas Tree Lighting on the Plaza
- 63 Lincoln Avenue
- Santa Fe, NM 87501
- Santa Fe Plaza