It's Not Christmas Until You've Taken This Enchanting Farolito Walk In New Mexico
By E Jamar|Published December 01, 2018
E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.
Canyon Road is one of the most booming roads in Santa Fe, with dozens of galleries, shops, and restaurants within a half mile. During Christmas time, one of the most beloved traditions of New Mexicans is taking an illuminated farolito walk down this beautiful street that’s full of life and holiday spirit. This unique tradition is a special experience for thousands as the historic homes and streets are lit with farolitos, and this year is expected to be as enchanting as ever. It’s not Christmas in New Mexico until you’ve taken Santa Fe’s farolito walk on Canyon Road.
Is taking a farolito walk one of your Christmas traditions? What else do you do every year? Tell us about your traditions in the comments, and don’t forget to share your holiday photos from your outings with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured!