Farolito Lighting and Pinecone Ceremony at the Fort

Let's usher in the holiday season by taking part in the southwestern tradition of lighting the farolitos (meaning "little lanterns"). The ceremony begins with seasonal carols led by members of the Southwest Musicians, complimentary hot spiced apple cider, coffee and biscochito cookies. At the end of the ceremony, all quests are invited to write a passed loved one's name on a slip of paper and tuck it into a pinecone. One by one, the pinecones are carried and placed into the courtyard bonfire. The resulting sparkles of light and bright fire glide upwards, carrying messages into the sky and to the loved one.

The event is free and starts at 4:00pm.
We can grab some dinner after the event.

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  • Lorna A F.

    Top notch!

    November 26, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    this was a true gem of a outing. Thank you , thank you, thank you....

    November 26, 2012

  • ZJD

    beautiful evening.

    November 26, 2012

  • Justine

    Interesting and meaningful.

    November 26, 2012

  • Joan

    Petia, you find the most interesting things to do around Denver. The Fort is practically in my backyard and I didn't even know this event took place there. Thanks again!

    November 25, 2012

  • Bonnie

    Another wonderful experience with Ken and Petia!

    November 25, 2012

  • Naomi A

    Really cool venue, beautiful night, and enjoyable ceremony.

    November 25, 2012

  • Mary J.

    I would give this 6 stars if possible. The event was lovely and authentic. I'd like to attend every year.

    November 25, 2012

  • scott t.

    hi , i am also planning on going, where will i find you guys?

    November 25, 2012

  • Christine C.

    Any from Aurora going? We could ride together.

    November 24, 2012

    • ZJD

      I sent you my number via email. :-)

      November 24, 2012

    • ZJD

      I received your message. Have a wonderful day. Another time. :-)

      November 25, 2012

  • Lorna A F.

    Hi

    This is my first even with the group :-) How will I know where to find you?

    November 19, 2012

    • Petia

      An email with specific details nad my cell phone number will be sent to all attending the day before the event.

      November 19, 2012

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