There is an old saying,

"God created the Grand Canyon, but he lives in Sedona."

One trip to Sedona and you know it has to be true.

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Sedona's Tlaquepaque Festival of Lights

If you have ever been to Sedona then Tlaquepaque is a place you you've probably are familiar with. If you have not visited yet, then you must put this on your " things to see & do " list. It's a great place to go for unusual and one-of-a-kind finds. Resembling an old Mexican town, it features 40 shops, galleries and restaurants. This creek-side shopping village each year presents the annual Festival of Lights.This year it was on Dec. 8th. Right in the heart of Sedona you will experience the Spanish-style courtyards and cobblestone streets will come alive with carolers, mariachis, Santa and his reindeer, a petting zoo, free pony rides, horse-drawn carriages, a variety of musical acts, free cider and cookies, and 6,000 luminarias arranged in holiday shapes. It is a magical night that you wouldn't want to miss.

As the Sedona sun sets, the tolling of the chapel bell will signal that it's time to light the luminarias. Small candles are passed out so that everyone can paricipate in the symbolic "lighting of the way" for the holy family. By the soft flush of the luminarias, the River of Life Tabernacle Choir will perform inspirational music. For more information about next year's schedule please feel free to call 928-282-4838.

This cherished tradition is one that you won't want to miss next time.

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