New Mexico Historic Sites – Explore History Where it Happened for the Holidays

Want a unique, beautiful family holiday activity that is truly New Mexican at it’s core? Visiting a New Mexico historic site promises to immerse you in everything that we know to be New Mexico True.


Garrison Program Holiday Edition

Saturday, November 17th and Saturday, December 15th 

Fort Stanton Historic Site

Create historic holiday crafts and interact with living historians to discover what life was like at a frontier fort during the holiday season.






Light Among The Ruins

Saturday, December 8th 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Jemez Historic Site

Hundreds of farolitos, music, dances, bonfires, and an arts and crafts fair.





La Noches De Las Luminarias

Saturday, December 15th 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Lighting of over 800 Luminarias, holiday music, a cozy campfire, refreshments and fun for the whole family.







Nacimiento Open House

Sunday, December 16th 1:00pm – 4:00pm

More than 175 Nacimientos (nativity scenes) on display in the Taylor family homes on the Mesilla Plaza.


Admission $5.00





Luminarias In Lincoln

Monday, December 24th 

Historic Site

Luminarias, Santa arrives on a longhorn steer, and hot chocolate!







Christmas at The Bosque

Saturday, December 29th 

4:30pm – 7:00pm 

Listen to history unfold eith December Letters from the Reservation, including supper and refreshments.

For more information on New Mexico Historic Sites visit


Bunny Terry 505.504.1101

20 Vereda Serena Santa Fe, NM 87508