Celebrate the holiday season with Aztec Sparkles! Enjoy a weekend of family friendly festivities - from the Santa Dash and parade to a River Glo and Evening of Lights.
Aztec, New Mexico prepares for the Christmas season with Aztec Sparkles! Two days of family friendly fun festivities to help you get in the Christmas spirit.
Friday, December 7th
6:00 to 8:00 pm - Evening of Lights at Aztec Ruins National Monument
6:30 to 8:30 pm - River Glo at Riverside Park with #AZTECSTRONG Remembrance Service at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 8th
9:00 am to 2:00 pm - Arts & Craft Fair at Aztec Senior Center (101 S Park Ave., Aztec)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Santa Dash 5K
10:00 am to 7:00 pm - Holiday Festivities Downtown
6:00 pm - Aztec Sparkles Light Parade "Vintage Christmas" down Main Ave., Aztec
7:00 pm - Tree lighting at Minium Park, after the parade
Aztec Ruins National Monument provides visitors an intimate opportunity to explore ancient ruins built by the ancient Ancestral Puebloans in the 1100s. Aztec Ruins features ceremonial, public, and storage structures as well as the "Great Kiva" the oldest and largest reconstructed Kiva in North America.Learn More »