Tickets open Fall 2022!      Remember: adults must be present at all times.




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

Gleefully glide down a chilly magical slope. NEW for 2021 3 real ice slides available.

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

Be cool and try out 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

Sharpen your skills and try your flexibility by climbing this festive rock wall with a sweet reward.

  • Age range: TBD.
Holiday Stage

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

Interested in performing? Click HERE to apply!

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
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
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

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

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

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.


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
Peppermint Entrance Pathway

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 2022 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:

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Coffee & Beignet Cart
  • Fresh Fried Beignets
  • Drip & Iced Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows
  • Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino
  • Soy or Almond Milk available upon request
  • Flavored Syrup (hazelnut, vanilla, etc.) can be added
  • Assorted Bottled Coke Products & Dasani Water
Mistletoe Grill
  • 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
Rose's Sweet Shop

Whether you’re naughty or nice, enjoy:

  • Freshly Baked Cookies
  • Ice Cream Sundaes with Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream, Sprinkles & Cherries
  • S’mores
Season's Eatings
  • Turkey & Cheddar Panini with Cranberry Aioli*
  • Chicken Salad on Croissant*
  • Grilled Chicken Salad with Cranberries, Parmesan Cheese
  • Roasted Squash Salad
  • Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
  • Cinnamon Whiskey Bread Pudding
  • Cinnamon Roasted Cashews, Pecans or Almonds
  • Salted Cashews
  • Smoothies
  • Assorted Coke Products, Bottled water
Polar Pub

Christmas Craft Cocktails include:

  • The Grinch (featured drink)
  • Eggnog Daiquiri (featured drink)
  • You Don’t Know Jack (Frost)
  • Winter Rose Poinsettia
  • Hot Cocoa, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Coke products
  • Snacks include: Popcorn and more

Yuletide Market

Applications open this fall! Stay tuned for more details.

New This year – The Yuletide Market, located inside NOLA ChristmasFest, is extending its vendor opportunities to include a one-day vendor pop-up option.


YuleTide Market
Pop up Market

Admission Times

  • One Entry: December 21
    4:30pm - 9:30pm
  • AM Entry: December 22-23
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • PM Entry: December 22-23
    4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • ONE Entry: December 24
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • ONE Entry: December 25
    2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • AM Entry: December 26-30
    11:00am - 3:30pm
  • PM Entry: December 26-30
    4:30pm - 9:00pm