Halloween Celebrations in Estancia

Halloween Celebrations in Estancia
Residents parade from the old courthouse in Estancia to Arthur Park
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This month鈥檚 content sponsor is the Friends of Salinas Pueblo Missions, who invite you to join them for the annual Luminaria de Ab贸 on December 2, 2023. This will be a magical evening with flickering luminaria amongst the historical ruins of the San Gregorio de Ab贸 Mission. There will be a Roman Catholic mass at 4:00 PM, followed by a posada, a traditional reenactment of the Holy Family鈥檚 search for lodging practiced in Mexico and Latin America since 1586. The public will be able to tour the grounds of the ruins amidst the flickering luminaria beginning at 5:30 PM, and there will be refreshments for all ages and pi帽atas for the children. This will be the largest luminaria event in Central New Mexico. For more information, please click this link, visit the Friends of Salinas Pueblo Missions website, or go to the Friends of Salinas Pueblo Missions Facebook page
Is it a cowboy costume or is it work?
Children play games for candy in Arthur Park.
In the 鈥渉aunted horse trailer,鈥 Tina Estrada waits to scare children.
Estancia鈥檚 first responders led the Halloween Parade
This November, MMAC is hosting three concerts of music composed and performed by local musicians. On November 5, 2023, at 2:00 PM, James Yeager will perform his works at the MMAC Center at 101 East Broadway in Mountainair, including a Passacaglia for Organ and Orchestra, a Fugue for Piano and Chamber Orchestra entitled 鈥淢ystical Desert,鈥 and a Sonata for Piano Quintet.
Children riding off-road vehicles in the Halloween Parade
Parade floats included fog machines and elaborate props.
Estancia Police Officers in the Halloween Parade
Local businesses provided snacks and games for trick-or-treaters
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