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Experience

2022

Attractions

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!

BIG FREEZY Ice Slides

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.
BIG FREEZY Ice Rink

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.
Giant Tree

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

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
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.

Santa!

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
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 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.
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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.
2022

Dining

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

= NOLAChristmasFest Favorite
Coffee & Beignet Cart

*  Fresh Fried Beignets
*  Drip & Iced Coffee
*  Hot Chocolate w/ Marshmallows
*  Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino, and more.

Mistletoe Grill

*  St. Nick Sandwich
(Capicola, Salami, Cheese, Arugula)
*  Christmas Dinner Poboy
(Deep Fried Turkey, Cranberry Stuffing, Gravy)
*  Cheeseburger & French Fries
*  Hot Dog & French Fries
*  Chicken Tenders & French Fries
*  Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
*  Chips, Candy, Nachos, Soft Pretzels,
Coke products & more

Nola Nuts

Menu TBD

Rose's Sweet Shop

Offerings include:
* Ice cream Sundaes
* Freshly baked cookies
* S’mores
* Bread Pudding
*  Candy, and more

Season's Eatings

*  St. Nick Sandwich
(Capicola, Salami, Cheese, Arugula)
*  Christmas Dinner Poboy
(Deep Fried Turkey, Cranberry Stuffing, Gravy)
*  Cheeseburger & French Fries
*  Hot Dog & French Fries
*  Chicken Tenders & French Fries
*  Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
*  Chips, Candy, Nachos, Soft Pretzels,
Coke products & more

Polar Pub

Christmas Craft Cocktails include:

  • The Grinch (featured drink)
  • Winter Rose Poinsettia
  • Hot Cocoa, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Coke products
Xmas Vacay

Offerings include:
* Tropical Smoothies
* Flavored Coffees, and more

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2022

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 Application
Vintage Virageaux

VINTAGE VIRAGEAUX is a colourful Aladdin’s Treasure Trove of unique items.

One of a kind neckpieces…ear-bobs created with Semi-precious Gemstones…Antique Art glass…Reclaimed French Quarter Hardware…Found items and Bits and Bobs. As well as, Hand Paint-Splattered Jackets…Antibacterial hand crafted Felted Soaps…Unique Leather Masks…Hand-felted and Knitted Accessories

Hi Tech Toys

Tech forward playthings for kids of all ages.

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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