You Know The Holidays Are Coming With This Astounding Luminara Display In New Mexico
In the Land of Enchantment, you know Christmas is coming when New Mexican’s start putting out the luminarias. A luminaria, also known as a farolito, is a small paper bag that is most commonly filled with sand and a small candle. These bags are used in New Mexico during Christmas time, and especially on Christmas Eve. Lighting the luminarias is a holiday tradition that New Mexicans look forward to every year, and at this annual luminaria display in Farmington, you can get into the holiday spirit right away.
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Have you ever been to this incredible luminaria display? What did you think? Let’s hear your favorite part about this holiday event in the comments, and don’t forget to share 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!
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.
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