Las Noches de las Luminarias is a tradition that continues to grow in southern New Mexico.
The annual event is held at Fort Selden Historic Site, north of Las Cruces in southern New Mexico, continues to grow in what is offered.
“We don’t just do luminarias,” says Leslie Bergloff, regional manager for New Mexico Historic Sites. “We have carolers dressed in historic clothing. This year, there is a craft area where ornaments can be decorated. We are also cooking and baking bread in the horno.”