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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Bugg Lights Festival Opening Night

Bugg Lights 2018 Logo with Ladybug and Holly Leaves

For the fifth year in a row, the Harvey House Museum in Belen is home to the Bugg Lights, a dazzling display of more than 300,000 holiday lights, beautifully decorated trees, and whimsical characters. Take the New Mexico Rail Runner Express on Saturday, November 24 to experience a special opening night event, as well as the Miracle on Main Street Festival and Electric Light Parade. The City of Belen is providing free shuttle service between the Rail Runner Station and the event.

Bugg Lights Opening Night Details

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Belen Harvey House Museum (map)
Cost: Admission is free (donations welcome)
Learn More: View the Bugg Lights Web Page

Miracle on Main Street Festival 

The City of Belen is hosting the annual Miracle on Main Street Festival. There will be kids activities, vendors, entertainment, and more! 

Location: Becker Ave. between Main St. and 1st St.
Time: 6-9 p.m.

View the Website

Electric Light Parade

The City of Belen’s annual holiday parade. This year's theme is A Christmas Carole. View the Website

Location: The parade will head north on Main St. from Camino Del Llano to W. Aragon Rd.
Time: 6 p.m.

View the Website

Holiday Movies

The Belen Public Library will be showing free holiday movies from 5-9 p.m. Use the patio entrance to access the building. 

View the Miracle on Main Street Holiday Movies Flyer (PDF)

Take the Train

Take the New Mexico Rail Runner Express south to the Belen Station. Free shuttle service to the activities will be provided by the City of Belen. Passengers can also take a short walk south across the pedestrian overpass to the Belen Harvey House Museum. Please arrive at the station 10-15 minutes before the train’s scheduled departure time. Regular train fares apply. 

  • To the Event: Train #705 arrives in Belen at 5:25 p.m.
  • From the Event: Train #708 Departs Belen at 7:43 p.m.


View the Rail Runner Saturday Train Schedule

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