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Salida’s Christmas Mountain Lighting and Parade of Lights

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Welcome the holidays during Salida’s Christmas Mountain Lighting and Parade of Lights held annually on the day after Thanksgiving. Riverside Park is officially transformed into Holiday Park and Tenderfoot Hill (“S” Mountain) is lit up as Christmas Mountain. Festivities start with a parade on F Street from 5th to Riverside Park’s Holiday Park, followed by an open house with free cocoa, cookies, and entertainment at the SteamPlant Event Center. Downtown shops and galleries have extended hours and local restaurants and bars are bustling with activity.

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