NOLA ChristmasFest has many fun things to do and sights to see. Your whole family will have hours of holiday fun.

Big Blast Blizzard

Be thrilled on this high speed ride that whirls riders throughout the air in circular motions.

  • 48″ and up to ride.
BIG FREEZY Bocce Court

NEW! Adults, here’s something for you! Enjoy this favorite lawn game…but on ice!

  • Age TBD.

Glide down a magical slope.

  • All ages welcome.
  • Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Try your skating skills on ice!

  • All ages welcome.
  • No purses or bags allowed on ice.
  • Not allowed to carry children while skating.
Candy Cane Climb

Try your flexibility and strength climbing this rock wall.

  • Age range: TBD.
Chalet Cafe'

After enjoying all the ice attractions in the Big Freezy space, warm up with a uniquely crafted winter-themed adult beverage overlooking the ice rink.

Elfie Selfie

Stop by the Peppermint Path to take your NOLA ChristmasFest Elfie Selfie.

Elf Village Cam

Peer into this unique portal along the Peppermint Path to get a an exclusive look at life in a North Pole Elf Village.

Gingerbread Village

Take a stroll through the Gingerbread Houses – all crafted by local chefs and artists.

  • All ages welcome.
Holiday Stage

Meet up with your crew at this multi-purpose area to enjoy a variety of local talented performers, crafts, and more!

Interested in performing? Click HERE to apply!

Schedule Coming in November.

Jolly Jingler

NEW THIS YEAR for all our elves!  Holiday baubles spin you and pull you up 9 feet in the air.

  • 36″ tall or with an adult
  • 2 or 3 passengers
Jolly Jumbos

Hop aboard the Jolly Jumbos! As the ride spins, riders control the height that their elephant flies through the use of a lever inside the ride vehicle. Up, up, and away!

  • 36″ tall or with an adult
  • 2 or 3 passengers
Kringle Carousel

Everyone adores this enchanting merry-go-round. It’s a family classic!

  • 42″ tall or with an adult
  • All ages welcome
Peppermint Path

Meet at the Peppermint Path for an Elfin’ good time. Gather the whole gang for an Elfie Selfie, peer into the Elf Village Cam to see what’s happening in the North Pole, and check out Elf Chat Central where the NOLA ChristmasFest Elves will answer your questions LIVE (Dates Coming Soon).


Santa’s Sleigh

Enjoy a great family portrait opportunity with a professional photographer. Santa is onsite for professional photos but goes back to the North Pole on December 23rd.

  • All ages welcome.
Sizzlin’ Sleigh Ride

Experience dashing views round and round.

  • 46″ tall
  • 5 years of age to ride
Tinsel Terrace Tavern

Take a few minutes away from the holiday “-hustle and bustle-” to enjoy a winter-themed adult beverage overlooking the Holiday Stage.

  • 21 years and older only
Vixen’s View

Enjoy NOLA ChristmasFest from 50 feet above on this Gondola which holds 4 adults comfortably in each car.

  • 46” tall
  • 7 years of age to ride alone
Wonder Woodland Way

Explore this magical winter woodland pathway with twinkle lights and colorful decor, beautifully designed by our local community partners and organizations. Great photo opportunity.

  • All ages welcome. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
Yuletide Market

Explore and shop for a variety of unique crafts and trinkets for your last-minute stocking stuffers and precious holiday hostess gifts.

  • All ages welcome.

Attraction policies

  • All attractions are subject to early line closures to allow all waiting guests an opportunity to participate.
  • Persons who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or other substances are not permitted on any attraction and will be asked to leave the event without a refund. The 2021 Code of Conduct is coming soon.
  • Ice skate pickup will stop distribution 30 minutes prior to shift closing time.
  • Personal items such as cameras, handbags, backpacks and any other items are not permitted on the ice skating rink. Coat check will be available near the rink. $3 per item. Skaters may not carry children.
  • Line jumping is strictly prohibited. Guests are not allowed to save places in line or exit the line and return to their previous position for any reason. We reserve the right to eject violators from the attraction.
  • Attractions may be substituted without prior notice.
  • All bags are subject to search. No weapons of any kind are allowed in the building.


When you sit down after enjoying the sights and sounds of NOLA ChristmasFest, you might get thirsty… or even hungry! Here’s some of the food and drink offerings you can expect at NOLA ChristmasFest:

= NOLAChristmasFest Favorite
Chalet Cafe'

Christmas Craft Cocktails include:

  • The Grinch (featured drink)
  • Eggnog Daiquiri (featured drink)
  • Hot Cocoa, Wine, Beer, Sodas, Water

Other offerings include:

  • Muffalettas
  • Cheeseburger & Fries
  • Onion Bacon Jam Burger & Fries
  • Mac & Cheese or Brisket Mac & Cheese
  • Nachos & Cheese with Jalapenos
  • Soft Pretzel with Cheese
  • Freshly Popped Popcorn
  • Zapp’s Chips & Assorted Candy
Christmas Cafe

Offerings include:

  • Turkey & Cheddar Panini with Cranberry Aioli*
  • Chicken Salad on Croissant*
  • Grilled Chicken Salad
  • Roasted Squash Salad
  • Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
  • Cinnamon Whiskey Bread Pudding
  • Zapp’s Chips & Assorted Candy
  • Assorted Bottled Coke Products & Dasani Water

*served with Zapp’s Chips

Coffee & Beignet Car
  • Fresh Fried Beignets
  • Drip & Iced Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows
  • Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino
  • Add Soy or Almond Milk
  • Add Flavored Syrup
  • Assorted Bottled Coke Products & Dasani Water
Jingle Bell Cafe

Offerings include:

  • Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese
  • Carved Brisket Sandwich
  • Cheeseburger & Fries
  • Onion Bacon Jam Burger & Fries
  • Hot Dog & Fries
  • Chicken Tenders & Fries
  • Mac & Cheese or Brisket Mac & Cheese
  • Debris Fries
  • Nachos & Cheese with Jalapenos
  • Soft Pretzel with Cheese
  • Zapp’s Chips & Assorted Candy
  • Assorted Bottled Coke Products & Dasani Water
Rose's Sweet Shop

Whether you’re naughty or nice, everyone loves a sweet treat:

  • Freshly Baked Cookies
  • Ice Cream Sundaes with Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream, Sprinkles & Cherries
  • S’mores
Tinsel Terrace Tavern

Christmas Craft Cocktails include:

  • You Don’t Know Jack (Frost) (featured drink)
  • Winter Rose Poinsettia (featured drink)
  • Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Coke products

Snacks include:

  • Popcorn, and more.

Yuletide market

Come visit these unique vendors to shop their crafty creations at the Yuletide Market, located in The BIG FREEZY section at NOLA ChristmasFest, near the ice rink.

Contact Us About Booth Availability
Your Company HERE

List your products and wares here.


Tentative Available Admission Times

  • AM Entry: December 17-22
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • PM Entry: December 17-22
    4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • CLOSED: December 23
  • CLOSED: December 24
  • ONE Entry: December 25
    2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • AM Entry: December 26-30
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • PM Entry: December 26-30
    4:30pm - 9:00pm