WinterFest in Los Alamos, New Mexico

WinterFest Weekend is a family-oriented holiday event that celebrates winter in Los Alamos, New Mexico. A number of businesses and organizations host events including the Children’s Bazaar and Breakfast with Santa. The Fuller Lodge Open House and the Earth Treasure Show always draw crowds. Don’t miss Affordable Arts at the Fuller Lodge Art Center for great holiday gifts!

The highlights of the weekend are the Holiday Lights Parade and the Tree Lighting at Ashley Pond.

WinterFest gives families in Los Alamos an abundance of things to do all weekend long and brings people into the downtown.

Enter the Holiday Lights Parade

Would you like to enter the parade? The Holiday Lights Parade glides down Central Avenue on December 2. Register here.

Schedule of Events

Friday, December 1, 2017

Open House – Christmas in Los Alamos
Karen Wray Art Gallery | 12-5pm

Annual Creche Show
Los Alamos LDS Church | 12-6pm

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert
Crossroads Bible Church | 7pm


Saturday, December 2, 2017

Breakfast with Santa
Kiwanis of Los Alamos at Betty Ehart Center | 7-11am

13th Annual Children’s Bazaar
Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church | 9am-noon
Kindergarten-6th graders only

Annual Earth Treasure Show
Masonic Temple | 9am-5pm

WinterFest at the Library
Mesa Public Library | 10am-Noon

Annual Creche Show
Los Alamos LDS Church | 10am-4pm

Spin the Wheel
CB Fox | 10am-4pm

Affordable Arts
Fuller Lodge Arts Center | 10am-6pm

Fuller Lodge Open House
Fuller Lodge Pajarito Room | 10:00am-12:30pm
10:00 to noon –  Cookie Walk in Curtis Room
10:30 – Chamisa Elementary School Sing-sations Choir
11:30 – Annual Winter Festival Sing-along (for all ages!)

Kids Talk with Santa
CB Fox | 11am-3pm

Lighting of the Holiday Tree & Caroling by LAHS’s Schola Cantorum
Municipal Building Lobby | 5-6pm
Schola Cantorum will perform a variety of festive musical tunes from 5–5:30pm, with the tree lighting occurring at 5:30pm. There will be hot cocoa, cider and cookies for everyone to enjoy, a fun holiday photo booth and giveaways.

Holiday Lights Parade – Woodland Holiday Theme
Central Avenue | 6pm

Tree Lighting after Parade
Ashley Pond | 7pm


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Annual Earth Treasure Show
Masonic Temple | 10am-4pm

Celtic Christmas Show
Fuller Lodge | 1:30pm
Come join Belisama Irish Dance at Fuller Lodge to kick off the holiday season with a Celtic Christmas show. The Belisama Irish Dance Company is known for its joyful, energetic traditional dancing and its whimsical forays into other styles of music and dance. Admission is free, clapping and foot-stomping are encouraged, and donations are gratefully accepted.



WinterFest Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor? Download our Sponsorship Packet.

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