The Mesmerizing Christmas Display In New Mexico With Over 300,000 Glittering Lights
December is flying by and before you know it, Christmas will be here. If you’re looking for one surefire way to get into a jolly mood in preparation for the holiday, try visiting some dazzling light displays! There’s something enchanting about the combination of chilled air and glowing lights that will make even the crabbiest grinch smile. In fact, we’re going to take a look at one display that has been a New Mexico tradition for more than four decades.
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The Bugg Light Festival is hosted at the Belen Harvey House Museum, located at 104 North 1st Street in Belen. It is open daily between 5pm and 9pm from now through December 30, 2017. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. You can find more details on the Harvey House Museum’s Facebook page.
Looking for more opportunities to see dazzling light displays this holiday season? You won’t want to miss visiting River of Lights at the Albuquerque BioPark, New Mexico’s largest walk-through light show! Read more about the captivating attraction in The Winter Walk In New Mexico That Will Positively Enchant You.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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