18th Annual Parade of Lights honors higher education in Pueblo


The 18th annual Christmas Parade of Lights followed its usual route when it wound through the Union Avenue Historic District and Downtown Pueblo on Nov. 29. Colorado State University-Pueblo President Joe Garcia and Pueblo Community College President J.D. Garvin served as co-grand marshals of the parade.

The two presidents were being honored in celebration of the 75th anniversary of higher education in Pueblo.

The holiday event began at 6 p.m. on the Mesa Junction, at the corner of Colorado and Abriendo avenues. It traveled on Union Avenue to Court Street, and then ended in front of Pueblo Bank & Trust at 6th and Court streets.