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The Holidays are right around the corner and the DDD would like to remind you to save the dates for this year’s Canal Street: Home for the Holidays presented by the DDD and the Roosevelt Hotel. Please visit www.CanalStreetHoliday.com, for full details! Click here– to see all the fun at last year’s celebration.
Canal Street Lighting Ceremony
Presented by the DDD & the Astor Crowne Plaza
Featuring The Franklin Avenue Baptist Church Male Chorus
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Where: In front of the Astor Crowne Plaza | When: Lighting will be at 5:30 p.m.
Stroll along Canal Street and watch as the Downtown Development District and the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel join Santa to “flip the switch,” turning on more than 1 million twinkling lights on New Orleans’ grand corridor. Stop by the hotel’s St Charles Ballroom just off the lobby from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and decorate your own holiday cookie while enjoying complimentary hot cocoa or apple cider. Santa will be there to hear your wish list for the holidays. Bring an unwrapped, new toy for local charities and receive a free picture with Santa!
Movies on the Mississippi
Presented by the DDD & The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014
Where: Riverwalk Spanish Plaza | When: 6:30 p.m.
The Downtown Development District and The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk present two weekends of special outdoor movie showings! Check back soon for movie titles.
Krewe of Jingle Parade
Presented by the DDD & The Roosevelt New Orleans
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
Where: Parade will roll on Canal Street | When: Parade will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Back for its seventh year, New Orleans’ official holiday parade, the “Krewe of Jingle,” will once again delight locals and visitors alike with holiday parade floats, marching bands, stilt walkers, Christmas characters and the beloved Mr. Bingle.
Reindeer Run & Romp
Presented by the DDD & Entergy
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2014
Where: Canal Street, beginning and ending at the Riverwalk Spanish Plaza
When: Registration 8:00 a.m., Race Start 9:00 a.m. Preregistration available online at active.com
Calling all kids! The DDD and Entergy present the annual holiday fun run for kids on Canal Street! Rudolph, Santa and friends will jingle their bells to signal the start of the race. Participants will receive bells for their sneakers, antlers, a race t-shirt and a bag of holiday goodies. After the race, “Romp” around Spanish Plaza and enjoy healthy activities for kids & parents, music, games, crafts and more.
Other sponsors include Fox 8, Jones Walker, WWII Museum, Sidewise and NOTMC