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History of La Posada

History 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...
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...

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