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New Mexico Traditions

Embrace the warmth of our cultures at our statewide seasonal events!

New Mexico has many holiday traditions, and we invite visitors to experience the magic at museums, historic sites, and our partners across the state. Listed below are events for you to choose from. All are family friendly and celebrate the diverse cultures of our State. 

This year, other divisions of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs are spreading the word about the organizations and events they support. 

New Mexico Arts supports hundreds of arts organizations through its annual granting program. Visit facebook.com/NewMexicoArts for more information on how you can celebrate New Mexico Traditions with New Mexico Arts. 

New Mexico State Library supports public libraries as well as delivers direct library services to rural populations, state agencies, the visually impaired and physically disabled, and students and citizens conducting research. Visit facebook.com/NewMexicoStateLibrary/ for more information on holiday events and activities at a library near you!

  • Dec. 8, 2023
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Noche De Familia: Invierno
    National Hispanic Cultural Center

    Head to the NHCC for an evening of family-friendly fun with a focus on celebrating winter and the holidays. Sip on hot cocoa and nibble biscochitos as you enjoy winter crafts.

    Head to the NHCC for an evening of family-friendly fun with a focus on celebrating winter and the holidays. Sip on hot cocoa and nibble biscochitos as you enjoy winter crafts. Join us at 7:00 pm for a free screening of Disney*Pixar’s Encanto in the Bank of America Theatre.

    Free Community Event, generously supported by NM Gas.

    National Hispanic Cultural Center
    1701 4th Street SW
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505) 246-2261
    http://nhccnm.org

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