NOLA ChristmasFest has many fun things to do and sights to see. Children of all ages will have hours of holiday fun.

Ice-Skating Lesson Reservations
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

TWO ice bocce lanes this year! Enjoy this favorite lawn game…but on ice!


Gleefully glide down a chilly magical slope.

  • 42″ height requirement
  • One person per tube.

Be cool and try your skating skills on our newly imagined ice rink!

  • All ages welcome.
  • No purses or bags allowed on ice.
  • Not allowed to carry children while skating.
Giant Tree

Be sure to visit our giant tree! Gather around and enjoy the splendor of the twinkling lights. What a great family photo opportunity!

Gingerbread Village

Back this year! More info coming soon on this attraction.

Holiday Stage

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

Interested in performing? Click HERE to apply!

Stage schedule coming in November.

Jolly Jingler

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
Joyful Jumbos

Hop aboard the Joyful 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 Entrance

Upon entering NOLA ChristmasFest, you’ll wind through Peppermint Lane, filled with with twinkle lights and colorful Holiday decor.  Great photo opportunity.


Polar Pub

Relax your’elf in this spirited space from the holiday “hustle and bustle” and enjoy a winter-themed adult beverage overlooking the Big Freezy Ice Rink.


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 24th.

  • All ages welcome.
Scrooge's Sled

Swing into action on this NEW Big Freezy attraction.

  • 46″ tall
  • 5 years of age to ride
Sizzlin’ Sleigh Ride

Get moving and experience dashing views as you spin round and round.

  • 46″ tall
  • 5 years of age to ride
Train Like an ELF!

Calling all Elves-in-training! Think you’ve got what it takes to live on the N. Pole? Test yourself on this obstacle course for all little to mid-sized elves.

Vixen’s View

View 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
Yuletide YoYo

Swing into action on this NEW NOLA ChristmasFest ride.

  • 42″ tall
  • 5 years of age to ride

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 2024 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.


Have a cup of cheer! Click each button below to view featured menu offerings at NOLA ChristmasFest:

= NOLAChristmasFest Favorite
Mistletoe Grill
Mrs. Claus's Sweet Shop
Polar Pub
Prancer's Pizzeria
Season's Eatings

Admission Times

  • AM Entry: December 20-23
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • PM Entry: December 20-23
    4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • ONE Entry: December 24
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • ONE Entry: December 25
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • AM Entry: December 26-30
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • PM Entry: December 26-30
    4:30pm - 9:00pm