New Mexico 87552
You wanted it, you’re going to get it! In response to popular demand, this laid-back evening will offer visitors the opportunity to leisurely take in the magic and ambiance of more than 3500 farolitos on Sunday December 16, 2018.
Enjoy the peace and quiet of a winter’s evening as you follow the illuminated 1-mile trail to the Spanish Mission Church and pueblo.
Start your visit at the event tent that will be located outside the E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center.
There you will find refreshments, warming stations, and the trailhead.
From 6:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the Santa Fe Brass Quintet, a music ensemble of accomplished and dedicated musicians from around the Santa Fe area, will play traditional and contemporary Christmas music.
Free visitor parking will be located at the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Posse – Rodeo Grounds, immediately south of the Village of Pecos, near mile-marker 5 on the west side of Hwy. 63.
Limited handicapped parking will be available at the park visitor center. There will be free school bus shuttles to take visitors to and from the park visitor center and parking area. Gates to the parking area open at 5:00 p.m. and buses will begin taking visitors to both events immediately.
The last visitor shuttle from the rodeo grounds to the visitor center will leave at 7:00 p.m. There is no other parking available at Pecos National Historical Park. Please note, these events are almost entirely outdoors; appropriate winter clothing and flashlights are highly recommended.
The Western National Parks Association bookstore will be open for the evening and will be offering a holiday sale.
For more information, contact Pecos NHP at (505) 757-7241 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/peco.