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LIGHTS ON THE LAKE

El Paso County Parks & Recreation

6-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4

Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta

Featuring the second annual “A Night of Hope Honoring our Healthcare Workers and First Responders” lighting ceremony. 

Music, food trucks, train rides, live music, entertainment, Santa, and more. 

Lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Winter Park hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily through early January. $2 park entry fee Saturdays and Sundays.

Info:915-771-2380

@epcountyparks on Facebook and Instagram

 

CHRISTMAS AT THE RANCH

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4

Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market

The Rach on Vinton, 600 N. Vinton

More than 100 local vendors; live music, food, stagecoach rides; the Grinch and Santa Claus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAS CRUCES TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

6-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4

Plaza de las Cruces

100 N. Main, Las Cruces

Tree lighting ceremony, food trucks, live music, holiday movie, and more. Holiday events planned through Dec. 3-5. 

Info: 575-541-2444; visitlascruces.com

 

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE RUIDOSO

5:30 P.M. Saturday, Dec. 4

Midtown Ruidoso, NM

Parade down midtown with afterparty at Wingfield Park with snack, drinks, fire pits, movies, and cash bar.

Info: ruidosonow.com

 

INN OF THE MOUNTAIN GODS TREE LIGHTING

Events begin at 1 p.m. with pop-up bookstore; photos with Santa at 4-6 p.m.; and tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28

Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon, Mescalero, NM

Info: 575-464-7059; innofthemountaingods.com

 

 

 

 

EL PASO WINTERFEST

The popular festival continues Downtown through Jan. 2 at San Jacinto Plaza and the Arts District. 

Lights, displays, ice skating, music, food, entertainment, arts & crafts, more.

Info: 915-534-0600; epwinterfest.com

 

WINTERFEST ICE SKATING

Arts Festival Plaza at

Plaza Theatre and El Paso Museum of Art. Sessions are 50 minutes. $5-$8.

Hours: 4-9 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 4-11 p.m. Thursdays; 4 p.m.-midnight Fridays; noon to midnight Saturdays; noon-9 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 2

Info: 915-534-0600; epwinterfest.com

 

PARKS & REC HOLIDAY FIESTAS

Live music and entertainment; food trucks; vendors at San Jacinto Plaza, 114 W. Mills in Downtown.

Hours: 6-10 p.m. Friday - Sunday, Nov. 20 – Jan. 2;

6-11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 and 30; and Friday, Dec. 31.

 

SANTA AT THE ZOO

Pictures with Santa, holiday crafts & seasonal animal enrichment at the El Paso Zoo, 4100 E. Paisano.

Santa: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 & Sunday, Dec. 12

Regular zoo hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Info:elpasozoo.org; @elpasozoo on Facebook & Instagram

 

HOLIDAY MOVIES AT THE PLAZA

Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza. Free admission. 

Various movies and times. Sunday, Nov. 21, 28 and Dec. 5, 26 and Jan. 2; Saturday Dec. 5 and 18.

Info: 915-534-0600; epwinterfest.com

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