December 22-31, 2017

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Ernest Morial Convention Center with Christmas Lights
Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Snow Queen at NOLA ChristmasFest
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Carnival Rides

NOLA ChristmasFest is now open through December 30, 2016.

Please note : Characters may be substituted. Food and Beverage services, rides, inflatables and other attractions are subject to early closure or changes due to unforeseen circumstances.  No refunds will be given.


NOLA ChristmasFest is home to many different carnival rides!

Attendees of all ages can ride the Kringle Carousel (don’t forget to snap a carou-selfie!)

Carnival Rides – Height & Restrictions

1.Kringle Carousel (Merry Go Round): No minimum with Adult, 42″ and up to ride alone

2. Polar Express (Elephant Ride) – 46” without adult.  With adult, any size

3. Grinch Maze (Sizzler) – 52” without adult.  With adult 36” to 51”.  No One under 36” – regardless

4. Dat Dog Winter Whirl (Tilt a Whirl) –  46” without adult.  With adult, under 46”

5. New York Life Blitzen Flyer (Kite Flyer) – 42″ minimum and up to ride

6. Comet’s Tail (Zero Gravity)- 46″ minimum and up to ride

7. Snow Mizer’s Big Blast (Re-MixII) – 48” minimum

8. Gum Drop (Drop n Twist) – 42” without adult, 36” to 41” with adult.  NO one under 36”



filler carnival ride swing kid


Just as in 2015, NOLA ChristmasFest will be home to a variety of huge inflatables! Adventurous kids can jump, climb and make their way through these giant obstacle courses. The inflatables are staffed with many friendly Elves who will ensure the safety of all the kids as they play.

NOLA ChristmasFest polar ice inflatable    bounce house

boy slide inflatable    kids inflatable climb


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