Las Cruces will hold its first tree lighting on the new Plaza de Las Cruces on December 3rd.

Evening festivities are from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the tree lighting ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. The plaza will also be filled with family entertainment and activities for kids hosted by city of Las Cruces departments. Around the plaza and on Main Street there will be small groups of carolers and there will also be food trucks and refreshments! Take out the family this year and make it a new tradition!