Los Alamos WinterFest Taking Place Dec. 3-5, With Holiday Lights Parade ‘TV & Film Holiday’ Gliding Downtown Dec. 4

Scene from the 2019 Holiday Lights Parade, featuring one of that year’s top entries, Allure Salon! Courtesy/LA MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District News:

Los Alamos WinterFest is running Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 5 this year, with the popular and festive Holiday Lights Parade taking place 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 along Central Avenue under the theme, “TV & Film Holiday”.

Those interested in contributing a float or entry to the parade may still do so by registering through the WinterFest website at LosAlamosMainStreet.com/WinterFest.

Other popular Los Alamos WinterFest activities returning this year include:

  • The 27th Annual Los Alamos Creche Show at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints;
  • Ratcracker on “The Hill” produced by Dance Arts Los Alamos at the Duane Smith Auditorium;
  • Annual Children’s Christmas Bazaar at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church;
  • Annual Holiday Fuller Lodge Open House with Los Alamos Arts Council & Fuller Lodge Art Center;
  • Affordable Arts Show;
  • Winter Wonderland Virtual Paint Parties hosted by local artist Susanne Harrison; and
  • Mesa Public Library will host a Table Top Game Day the Saturday of WinterFest.

In light of the ongoing pandemic, the traditional Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa has transitioned to a “Visit with Santa” at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall; reserved timeslots are required in advance.

More details for all these activities, and others through the month of December, can be found on the Los Alamos WinterFest website, LosAlamosMainStreet.com/WinterFest.

Los Alamos MainStreet partners with the Los Alamos Creative District and other community organizations to generate a schedule of activities for Los Alamos WinterFest. Thank you to Los Alamos County and Enterprise Bank & Trust for their sponsorship.