Exit Survey Winners!

Congratulations to Brandy J., Tiffany R., Christian A., Cornell M., Dena R., Deliala P. and Damara W. for winning our exit survey prizes. Thank you to all who filled out an exit survey at NOLA ChristmasFest 2017! Thank you to Loews New Orleans HotelDoubleTree by HiltonThe Jung Hotel & ResidencesMulate’s Cajun RestaurantDrago’s Hilton NOLAThe National WWII Museum, and Steamboat Natchez for the wonderful prizes.


NOLA ChristmasFest Fast Facts:

2017 dates: NOLA ChristmasFest will be held December 21-31, 2017. Hours are 11 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily, Except Wednesday, December 27: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. We are open Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Christmas Day from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m., and New Year’s Eve Day from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Last entry in to event is 30 minutes prior to closing. Your tickets are good for any time of the event that we are open in the current season.

There is no refund due to lines, ice time, power outages, and other unforeseen conditions.

Ice skating and Ice slide ticket sales on-site will stop one hour before closing. At one hour before closing, you will not be able to get in the line for skating or slide (only before that time). This also may happen with other amusement rides.

There are no individual ride tickets.

Additional Information:

  • Santa will leave NOLA Christmasfest on Christmas Eve at 2:00 p.m. and will return in 2018.
  • No outside food and beverage may be brought into the Convention Center.
  • No Re-Entry is allowed.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Minor Escort Policy: All minors age 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older. Anyone 21 years or younger should be prepared to show a driver license, state ID or passport before purchasing a ticket for entry.

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Christmas in New Orleans has always been a magical time. NOLA ChristmasFest, a dazzling, family-friendly seasonal event, offers another opportunity to get into the holiday spirit, with a real indoor ice skating rink and ice slides, a carousel and carnival rides, inflatables, Santa and Friends, gingerbread houses, decorated trees and more! Convenient parking nearby.

Scan here with your smartphone to download the new NOLA ChristmasFest event app!




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