Last Chance to Celebrate the Holidays at NOLA ChristmasFest!

Family-favorite holiday attraction’s last day is New Year’s Eve with special holiday hours

NEW ORLEANS – Ring in the New Year early with the whole family at NOLA ChristmasFest, presented by Coca-Cola open Tuesday, December 31st from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

With nearly 350,000 sq. ft. of indoor entertainment, don’t miss your chance to explore all the activities, rides and games at this family favorite holiday event.

Nightly snowfall sponsored by WWL-TV now occurring at the following times through the remainder of the event:

  • 12:25pm (5 min)
  • 2:25pm (5 min)
  • 4:25pm (5 min)
  • 6:50pm (10 min)

Other notable attractions include:

  • Ice-skating with nightly snowfall
  • Vixen’s View – 50 ft. Ferris Wheel
  • Two 15 ft. ice slides
  • Candy Cane Climb – rock wall
  • Gingerbread Village – all crafted by local chefs and artists
  • Yuletide Craft Market
  • Snow globe Live!
  • Amusement rides
  • Tiny Tot Zone with three new bounce houses


For those 21 and older, the Tinsel Terrace Tavern offers a magical escape from the holiday “hustle and bustle” for adults to enjoy a winter-themed specialty cocktail or two while overlooking the indoor ice rink.

General admission is $20 and includes everything except food and beverage. That means all the amusements rides, ice skating, ice slides and other day-to-day activities are included in one price. Individual ticket purchase is required on those ages 2 and up.

Buy Online and save time waiting in line at the Box Office! Online tickets are available via Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Convention Center box office, located in front of Lobby I.

Bring an empty can or 20-oz bottle of any Coca-Cola product to the NOLA ChristmasFest ticket window and get $5 off one general admission ticket!

Parking is available across from NOLA ChristmasFest’s Hall H entrance. For more information, visit


About the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

With 1.1 million square feet of prime exhibit space, in an entirely contiguous hall, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center provides the largest single exhibit space in the country. The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center features an award-winning staff and first-class amenities and is the sixth largest convention center in the nation.  A consistent Top 10 host of the largest conventions and tradeshows in the nation annually, the Convention Center is also one of the city’s “Top Workplaces.” A leading contributor to the city’s robust tourism economy, the Convention Center’s event activity has produced $90.1 billion in economic impact since its 1985 opening, including $5.7 billion in new tax revenue for state and local governments.