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Tag: Farolitos

Santa Fe History

Lighting Up Santa Fe at Christmas

Farolitos, the small paper bag lanterns that dot the landscape and their electronic counterparts on public buildings magically appear in December throughout the city. It’s

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Santa Fe History

Christmas Cultural Convergence

During the Christmas holidays in Santa Fe the blending of Moorish and Native American culture abounds. The traditional winter pageants, Los Matachines and Los Moros

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A Graveside Christmas

Santa Fe will always be the City Different. During Christmas everyone partakes in our unique traditions. Thousands of farolitos dot the landscape. Their electronic counterparts

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Santa Fe History

Christmas in Santa Fe

Thousands of farolitos magically appear in December throughout Santa Fe. The tradition of the farolito was not passed down through Spanish Colonial New Mexico. But

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Santa Fe History

Ancient City Christmas

Santa Fe will always be the City Different and during Christmas everyone partakes in our unique traditions. Thousands of farolitos, small paper bag lanterns, dot

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