Christmas Eve in Old Town Albuquerque

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Christmas Eve In Old Town Albuquerque


This Christmas Eve in Old Town Albuquerque Debbie, Dixie Dawg and I enjoyed strolling around enjoying the abundance of festive sights and sounds.  The crisp night air and glowing luminaries gave the true feel of Christmas in the high desert.

We enjoyed the 55 foot Christmas Tree in the center of Old Town Plaza.  The carolers sang beautiful Christmas songs.  We enjoyed the reenactment and live nativity scene.  Kids were thrilled with the hands on petting zoo.  Sounds of  live music drifted around Old Town as we meandered through the plaza square, alleys and backstreets. The (real) Mexican food restaurants were busy serving delicious New Mexico favorite meals.  Of course coffee and cocoa were readily available on many of the street corners.  Mass was held at the iconic San Felipe De Neri church and the unique shops of Old Town were open for those last minute gifts.

We were blessed with a beautiful Christmas Eve in Old Town Albuquerque and hope you and yours are blessed with the joy and happiness this wonderful celebration of Christ's birth and arrival.  Merry Christmas from our home to yours!

Luminaries at Old Town Albuquerque Christmas Eve 2012

Nativity Scene Old Town Albuquerque Christmas Eve 2012

San Felipe de Neri Church Through the Trees Christmas Eve Old Town Albuquerque

Town Center Old Town Albuquerque NM Luminaria Christmas 2012

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Hopefully your Christmas Day has been special, spent with family and friends! This comes to wish you all the joy of the Season!

December 25, 2012 01:07 PM
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John ....congrats on the feature ....looks like a great place to spend Christmas Eve!
December 25, 2012 01:21 PM
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Beautiful photos John.  We spent the night watching Christmas movies and baking.  I hope you and Debbie are having a wonderful Christmas.

December 25, 2012 01:49 PM
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Great photos John!  That whole event sounds like a lot of fun.  We didn't get anywhere with carolers this year which would have been nice.  Hope you had a great Christmas Day!

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Hi Jorhn, Wishing you every peace, happiness this Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year.

All the best to you and your family,  Adrian

December 25, 2012 02:02 PM
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John -- That looks like such a fun time in NM. Hope you and Debbie had a wonderful holiday.

December 25, 2012 03:14 PM
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John, these pictures all by themselves are enough to get someone into the Christmas Spirit, so I can just imagine how wonderful these sights must be in public.  What a charming and magical place Old Town Albuquerque must be.

December 25, 2012 03:41 PM
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John it sounds like a wonderful place to visit, I love your pictures. I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas.

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Thanks for sharing the beautiful scenes, John. Hope you had a wonderful day.

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Christmas Eve in Old Town Albuquerque looks like a fun magical night for the entire family.  

December 25, 2012 06:11 PM
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John, the photo of the church through the trees is really pretty. Hope you enjoyed a very Merry Christmas

December 25, 2012 06:28 PM
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John,

      Thanks for sharing I feel that I am there nothing like New Mexico for Christmas! I hope you had a good one!

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John and Debbie - Old Town New Mexico is one pretty place to be during the holidays.  I hope the two of you have a joyful and wonderful day together.   Happy Holidays!

December 25, 2012 07:17 PM
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Hi John...

Wonderful pics, and it looks like you and your bide had a fantastic Christmas Eve together!

December 25, 2012 07:46 PM
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I hope I can get out to visit Albuquerque some day soon...looks beautiful

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John ~ Your excellent description of Albuquerque and all of its holiday traditions make it sound like such a charming town!  Especially at Chrstimas time, it must be beautiful!  Your photos really tell the story well, too.  Hope your Christmas has been wonderful!!

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John,, wonderful Christmas scenes to share and I assume you had a mild Christmas unlike most of the country...Hope it was peaceful too!

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Great photos and such a wonderful event. Thanks for sharing! Hope you had a beautiful Christmas and wish you only the best in 2013!

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John,

Congratulations. Your post is featured in "Observances and Celebrations." :)

Steve

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Wow! That really is pretty! I'm glad you got to go!

I was able to get on AR using IE but got the curtain with Google Chrome. Go figure.

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