New Mexicans enjoy 4th of July festivities

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Duke City wasn’t the only place people were having a good time, places all over New Mexico were hosting their own events.

Santa Fe Square was patriotic on Monday as crowds gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July.

The morning started with pancakes in the square, followed by performances by local bands. With

At least one person escaped the scorching Texas temperatures.

“Well, given that I spoke to my sister, well, but two hours ago, and it’s 101 out there, yeah it’s cool weather,” Fort resident Jack Stewart said. Worth.

Some people were on hand to celebrate other milestones.

“It’s my grandfather’s birthday. That’s why we’re here,” said Santa Fe resident Lilia Nogur-Onstott. “Well specifically because of recent events, but usually always, but I’m, I’m here for my grandpa.”

And in Corrales, some people graced the holiday with the return of the annual parade.

“It means the freedom my father fought in World War II, and I have tears in my eyes, but it means being here in America and celebrating this wonderful day, we don’t know how lucky we are until that we go overseas and see how some people are treated,” said Lina LaVoie.

In Rio Rancho, the city held its own parade at Campus Park.

But it was the same all over New Mexico, people were coming out to enjoy the festivities.

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