ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The annual Old Town Holiday Stroll returns Friday from noon to 9 p.m.
There will be a full schedule of live entertainment, special offers from Old Town’s unique shops and galleries, dining in Old Town’s restaurants, and more.
Old Town’s streets will close at 2 p.m. to accommodate the crowds.
Evening festivities begin with the flag ceremony and the national anthem at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lighting of the giant Christmas tree at Plaza Don Luis. Santa Claus will make his appearance. Thousands of luminarias will help guide visitors.
Visit a special booth to purchase this year’s collectable lapel pin and receive discounts, free gifts or special offers from participating merchants. Proceeds from the lapel pin sales go directly to the American Heart Association.
For more information, call 311.