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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...

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...
Keeping The Tradition Aglow

Keeping The Tradition Aglow

Header Photo: paylerphotographics Desert Botanical Garden is honored you have made Las Noches de las Luminarias your holiday tradition over the decades. Much like the Garden, Luminaria has a rich history rooted in humble beginnings. What started off with homemade...

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