Los Alamos WinterFest Is Dec. 3-5, With Holiday Lights Parade ‘TV & Film Holiday’ Downtown Saturday, Dec. 4

Allure Hair and Nail Studio’s float was awarded third place in the 2019 Holiday Lights Parade. Photo Courtesy Los Alamos Mainstreet


Los Alamos WinterFest is running Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 5 this year, with the popular and festive Holiday Lights Parade taking place along Central Avenue at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4 under the theme, “TV & Film Holiday.”

Those interested in contributing a float or entry to the parade may still do so by registering through the WinterFest website at LosAlamosMainStreet.com/WinterFest.

Other popular Los Alamos WinterFest activities return this year including:

*27th Annual Los Alamos Creche Show at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

*Ratcracker on “The Hill” produced by Dance Arts Los Alamos at the Duane Smith Auditorium

*Annual Children’s Christmas Bazaar at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church

*Annual Holiday Fuller Lodge Open House with the Los Alamos Arts Council and Fuller Lodge Art Center, Affordable Arts Show

*Winter Wonderland Virtual Paint Parties hosted by local artist Susanne Harrison

*Mesa Public Library will also host a Table Top Game Day the Saturday of WinterFest

*In light of the ongoing pandemic, the traditional Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa has transitioned to a “Visit with Santa” at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall; reserved timeslots are required in advance.

More details for all these activities, and others through the month of December, can be found on the Los Alamos WinterFest website, LosAlamosMainStreet.com/WinterFest.

Los Alamos MainStreet partners with the Los Alamos Creative District and other community organizations to generate a schedule of activities for Los Alamos WinterFest. Thank you to Los Alamos County and Enterprise Bank & Trust for their sponsorship.