This weekend, we celebrate the winter solstice. There are ample opportunities this week to congregate and celebrate with friends. From magical Santa Fe, the Ricky Allen team wishes you and yours a very joyous holiday season.
Where: The Santa Fe Children’s Museum
When: 5:30 to 8:00 pm
About: Celebrate the solstice by roasting s’mores over a bonfire, walking through a farolito labyrinth, and being part of a drum circle.
Nothing beats being around a fire with your loved ones on a winter night. Feel the magic in the air as well as the chill as you walk amongst the farolitos.
Members $3, non-members $5
Santa Fe’s Farolito Walk on Canyon Road
One of Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Canyon Road Farolito Walk, lights up the hearts and souls of thousands who promenade this famous path on Christmas Eve.
Small, sand-filled, paper bags illuminated with votive candles line the historic neighborhood streets and adobe walls. Carolers gather around the farolitos (Spanish for paper lantern; diminutive of farol, lantern; from faro, lighthouse, lantern; from Latin pharus, from Pharus, Pharos) or luminarias (small bonfires), and sing for joy as they warm themselves, and our hearts, from the cold night.
The Farolito Walk is free, and has become a celebrated tradition during this sacred season.
Where: Canyon Road