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History of Las Noches de las Luminarias

History of Las Noches de las Luminarias

Desert Botanical Garden’s longest-running tradition is Las Noches de las Luminarias (Luminaria). On a cold December night back in 1978, volunteers and staff worked to light 700 luminarias and welcome 600 guests for a one-night experience at the Garden. The idea for...
The History and Traditions of La Posada

The History and Traditions of La Posada

A Mexican holiday tradition is returning to the Garden and adding an extra layer of magic to Las Noches de las Luminarias on Dec.18. La Posada will transport Garden visitors to Mexico, where it is celebrated, as they make their way through the Garden with singing...

Las Noches de las Luminarias | 2020

  Experience the simplicity and beauty of Las Noches de las Luminarias this holiday season with 8,000 flickering luminarias and twinkling lights throughout the Garden. Enjoy a festive drink while listening to holiday melodies.   Member-Only: Dec. 4 – 6...
Las Noches de las Luminarias | Through The Years

Las Noches de las Luminarias | Through The Years

Since 1978, nearly 2 million Garden visitors have made Las Noches de las Luminarias a part of their holiday tradition. What began as an idea from former Executive Director Rodney Engard, Garden staff and volunteers to create a Southwestern holiday event that also was...

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