Special Events

“Our group really enjoyed our time there. The kids were sad we had to leave but, they had an incredible time.” -2022 past attendee

“We had our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren so everyone had a place to be entertained and it was wonderful!!!!!” -2022 past attendee

“It is my family’s tradition to come to NOLA Christmas Fest on Christmas Eve so we can ice skate. We have been coming for several years and it really is something we look forward to for Christmas. Thank you for another great year!” -2022 past attendee

Skating with Santa 2024

Sat., Dec. 21, 9:30-11AM

Join us for a truly elftastic experience before the doors open.

Kris Kringle himself will be visiting The Big Freezy for skating and snacks… and your family can join him!

Secure your family’s tickets to meet Santa and friends and treat your’elf  – included are decorated donuts, festive fruit, hot cocoa bar, coffee and more breakfast delights.

To attend:
Purchase tickets for Saturday, December 21, 2024 at 9:30-3:30PM – also included is your entry to the rest of the morning session, 11AM-3:30PM, creating 6 hours of holiday fun! Space is limited!

2023 Santa Photo Schedule - 2024 Schedule Coming Soon!

A professional photographer is on-hand through Christmas Eve to take professional photos of your family with Santa. Prices vary by photo size and package details. Learn more about pricing onsite.

21
Dec Thu

11:00am - 3:15pm Papa Noel

4:30m - 7:45pm Creole Santa

22
Dec Fri

11:00am - 3:15pm Creole Santa

4:30pm - 7:45pm Papa Noel

23
Dec Sat

11:00am - 3:15pm Papa Noel

4:30pm - 8:15pm Creole Santa

24
Dec Sun

11:00am - 3:15pm Creole Santa

2024

Holiday Stage Performances and Activities

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Meet your crew at the Capital One HOLIDAY STAGE for an elfin’ good time featuring song, dance, crafts, cookie decorating, nightly story time, and more.

2023 Capital One Holiday Stage Schedule - 2024 Schedule Coming Soon

21
Dec Thu

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

1:00 pm Arden Cahill Melody Makers

1:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

2:00 pm Bamzy Baby Productions

4:30 pm Festive Features

6:00 pm Holy Name of Jesus School Choir

7:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

22
Dec Fri

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

12:00 pm Kipp Leadership Primary Drumline & Dancers

12:30 pm The Studio School of Dance

1:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:30 pm Festive Features

5:00 pm Dazzling Dolls Dance Company

6:00 pm Dazzling Diamonds Dance & Talent

7:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

7:30 pm PJs With a DJ - Anniversary Activity

23
Dec Sat

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

12:30 pm Future Kick Martial Arts & Fitness

1:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

2:30 pm Muggivan School of Irish Dance

4:30 pm Festive Features

5:30 pm Rhythms Dance Company

6:30 pm Beyond The Stage

7:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

24
Dec Sun

11:00 am Festive Features

12:30 pm The Victory Belles - Anniversary Activity

2:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

25
Dec Mon

1:00 pm Festive Features

3:15 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

26
Dec Tue

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

7:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

27
Dec Wed

11:00 am Festive Features

2:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:30 pm Festive Feature Film

7:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

28
Dec Thu

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:30 pm Festive Features

7:30 pm Casme Barnes-Carter - Anniversary Activity

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

29
Dec Fri

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:30 pm Festive Features

6:30 pm Thee Dance Konnection Dance Company

7:00 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

7:30 pm PJ's with a DJ - Anniversary Activity

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

30
Dec Sat

11:00 am Seasonal Snippets

1:45 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

4:30 pm Festive Features

5:30 pm Crescent City Talent Showcase

7:30 pm Story Time & Sing A Long

8:00 pm Seasonal Snippets