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December 15, 2021
Posolada and Farolito Drive at Midtown Sunday Evening

The City of Santa Fe Invites the Community to a Midtown Public Engagement. Posolada and Farolito Cruise

Sunday, December 19, 5 to 7 p.m.

As part of the City’s ongoing commitment to gather community input on the future of Midtown in unique and fun ways, the City of Santa Fe is sponsoring a Posolada and Farolito drive-through on the Midtown site from 5:00 – 7:00 pm on Sunday, December 19, 2021.

What: 2021 Posolada and Farolito drive-through on Midtown site as the culmination of the Midtown public input gathering phase. The event honors the traditions, culture, and heritage of Santa Fe, provide a space for healing, and serve as the culmination of this input gathering phase.

Mayor Webber, Councilwoman Villarreal, Councilor Cassutt and representatives of the Midtown Engagement Partners will speak at 5:30 pm.

People will be asked to remain in their cars during the program like a drive-in movie and the event will be broadcast live on KSWV 99.9 radio.

The Farolito cruise will end in the Greer Garson Theater parking lot for the drive-in program. Participants will remain in their cars for COVID safety, and bikes, food bags, posole and vaccines will be given out.

 urveys to gather input on the development of the campus will be collected until the end of the event and will be included in the final report and recommendations to the City.

The City Survey is also available online in both English and Spanish, as is the UNM Design and Planning Assistance Center Survey.

When: Sunday, December 19, 2021. Program starts at 5:30 pm and ends at 7:00 pm.

Where: Midtown Site, 1600 St. Michael’s Dr., outdoors at the parking lot between Greer Garson Theater and Visual Arts Center.

Why: The Chainbreaker Collective, along with the City and the Midtown Engagement Partnership, will host a Farolito drive-through event at the Midtown Campus to honor the traditions, culture, and heritage of Santa Fe, provide a space for healing, and serve as the culmination of the input gathering phase of the Midtown Community Engagement. Farolitos will represent the potential of Midtown to be a beacon of hope and an example of development without displacement as they create an inviting atmosphere on the campus.

Who: Partners include the City of Santa Fe and the Midtown Engagement Partnership of DPAC, Chainbreaker Collective, Santa Fe Art Institute, Earth Care, Youthworks, Littleglobe, Santa Fe Indigenous Center, Fathers NM, La Familia Medical Center and Friends of the Library.

For more information about and to keep informed on the progress of the Midtown Moving Forward project, visit

Contact: For more information on the Posolada, please call Tomás Rivera at 505-310-0609 or email him at [bot protected email address]

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