The holiday season brings so many blessings, joy, laughter, and fun. Bringing family and friends together to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season and the Albuquerque area has so much to offer for everyone. This weekend brings an array of exciting activities and events you won’t want to miss! These are some of our favorites.
Trolley of Lights
Sunday – Friday (12/15-12/23) ABQ Trolley Company
Enjoy an incredible Albuquerque lights show with luminarias, nutcrackers, eggnog, Christmas trees… and of course LIGHTS! The trolley departs from Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town. Be sure to bring blankets, mittens and hats as the nights can get a little breezy and cool.
Sunday, December 19, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Popejoy Hall
This is a true New Mexican holiday tradition!!! Beautiful, colorful twirling dresses, violins, horns and trumpets create the perfect sights and sounds of Christmas in Mexico! Featuring exciting Mariachi music by Mariachi Aztlan and incredible dance by ballet by Folklorico University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Carol of the Bells
Sunday, December 19, 3:00 p.m. at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Nob Hill
An amazing concert event with the New Mexico Philharmonic in the perfect setting of the Immanuel Presbyterian Church! You’ll be treated to Carol of the Bells, Adeste Fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful), Troika, Pachelbel’s Canon, Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 2 from The Nutcracker and more! Followed by another Christmas Carol Singalong Pachelbel’s Canon, and more. Then, it’s time for Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 2 from The Nutcracker, followed by another Christmas Carol Singalong.
Wishing you all a blessed and joyous weekend with family and friends!