Name: Lighted Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting & Downtown Festival of Lights
Date: December 1, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
Saturday, December 1st - as the Deming Downtown Merchants Association will kick off the Christmas Season with The Festival of Lights Celebration @ 5:00 pm. This celebration will be centered at the Copper Kettle Coffee Company, corner of Spruce & Gold with Santa Clause present, carolers singing and a carriage ride available. Not only will the buildings and businesses be lighted and decorated there will be an immense Tumble Weed Snowman for all to enjoy! Be sure to enjoy your downtown as never before and support our local merchants! Following @ 6:00 pm the Lighted Christmas Parade will start from the Visitor Center at 800 East Pine Street. Be sure to come by and get your lighted float entered in this amazing parade for just a $5 entry fee. The Lighted Parade will head west on Spruce then south on Gold, turning east on Poplar then north on Platinum ending at the intersection of Ash and Platinum. Following @ 7:00pm at the entrance to the Luna County Courthouse will be the First Annual Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree. Santa Clause will be joined by Mayor Benny Jasso other distinguished dignitaries with opening remarks and possibly the Deming Band or Choir will be able to join in as well and add beautiful Holiday songs and music to our celebration. Then our wonderful Giant Everest Fir Tree comes to life with oh so many spectacular multicolored lights. This will be a total sensory delight for both the young and those of us aging to perfection! Immediately following in the Pavilion the Kiwanis Club will have Santa Clause just in from the chilly North Pole to visit with the Kids and hand them a very special gift! Hot chocolate will be available to warm your holiday spirit. Mark your calendars right now so you will not miss these awesome Christmas Season Events, all brought to you by way of collaboration from The Deming Luna County MainStreet Program, the Downtown Merchants Association, the Deming Kiwanis Club and the Deming Luna County Chamber of Commerce.