This Dazzling River Light Show Is The Best Way To Experience Christmas In New Mexico

It doesn’t get any better than Christmas in Carlsbad, and this annual river event is sure to kick off the holiday spirit right. This boat ride will take you through one of the most extravagant and delightful light shows right on the Pecos river. Get ready to hop aboard a boat in Carlsbad and see what beautiful twinkling displays have been put together this year for a holiday event unlike any other.

This short video lets you see an overhead view of Christmas on the Pecos. Take a look and then head on out to Carlsbad to see for yourself!

Christmas on the Pecos is running from November 23 to December 31, 2018 with no tours being offered on Christmas Eve. Boats depart from Pecos River Village Conference Center located at 711 Muscatel, Carlsbad, NM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children Sunday-Thursday, and $20 for adults and $15 for children Friday’s and Saturday’s. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Christmas on the Pecos online right here.

Have you ever taken a holiday boat ride on the Pecos? What was it like? Tell us about your experience 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!

For another enchanting night out this holiday season, let’s take a horse drawn sleigh ride for a true night of wonder.