NOLA ChristmasFest 2015 in Downtown New Orleans will kick off Friday night, December 18, with a preview party on Thursday, December 17 led by the Children’s Lantern Parade. Children are invited to join a New Orleans brass band, Santa and holiday characters to stroll down Fulton Street with glowing paper lanterns to usher in the Christmas Spirit. The parade will end at the Convention Center with the grand opening of NOLA ChristmasFest in Hall B.
Christmas Fest runs through December 27 with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph and all their friends onsite for photos and autographs. Enjoy an array of activities including New Orleans’ only indoor ice skating rink, the Kringle Carousel, Amazing funhouse Maze, carnival rides and inflatables.