The quaint town of Salida in Colorado has a wonderful Christmas tradition. Each year on the day after Thanksgiving, the whole town gathers to celebrate and witness several beautiful light displays, watch a parade, enjoy holiday treats and entertainment and visit with their friends and neighbors. The entire town of Salida is transformed into a winter wonderland.

Friday, November 24, 2017
Christmas Parade

The parade stretches down F Street, from 5th to Riverside Park
Santa is featured on the last float and will light Tenderfoot Hill (“S” Mountain)
turning it into Christmas Mountain

Salida, CO has a wonderful Christmas Mountain Lighting tradition you won't want to miss.
Spectacular fireworks will be on display

Riverside Park is set aglow, turning into Holiday Park

Holiday Roundup community open house will take place
At SteamPlant Event Center
This free, family-friendly event is open to the public and offers
Hot cocoa, cookies, and entertainment by the Drunken Heart band
F street shops, galleries, bars and restaurants will have extended hours for shopping and socializing

This very special event is loved by all in the area. The Christmas mountain lights can be seen from the sky by passing aircraft. And the Christmas spirit is truly present. Get a glimpse of the festivities from last years Christmas Mountain Lighting and Parade of Lights in Salida, CO.