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Christmas in New Orleans has always been a magical time.

NOLA ChristmasFest, a dazzling, family-friendly seasonal event offers opportunities to create lasting memories with a real indoor ice skating rink, ice slides, a carousel, carnival rides, inflatables, Santa and friends, gingerbread houses, decorated trees and so much more!

NEW this year is curling lanes, Bouncy! the World’s Tallest Snowman, Polar Golf, longer ice slides, special events and pricing honoring member of the Military and First Responders, and 50,000 additional square feet for fun!


Click here for NOLA ChristmasFest hours of operation.

New attractions this year include Breakfast With Santa events, Bouncy, billed as “the World’s Tallest Snowman,” and Snowzilla, Jr., providing attendees with a thrilling slide down a 90’ ramp.

Other attractions such as polar golf, curling games, and a step-inside snowglobe for selfie photos will be added to NOLA ChristmasFest this year. The expanded floorplan will also provide ample space for family gatherings, birthday parties, and corporate events.

Keepsake photos with Santa will be available for purchase through 3 pm on Christmas Eve. Face painting, edible cookie decorating, food and drink, and a selection of holiday gifts will also be offered for purchase.

NOLA ChristmasFest, a 12-day special holiday event based in downtown New Orleans, will display thousands of dazzling lights and dozens Christmas trees decorated by local businesses.

Open every day from December 20-31 including special hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and until 9 pm on New Year’s Eve. Check out the events schedule here. Make your trip great by checking out the Pro Tips provided by NOLA ChristmasFest!


Purchase your tickets today!

NOLA ChristmasFest
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans
900 Convention Center Blvd.

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