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Special Events

SKATING WITH

Santa

Join us Saturday, December 18 from 9:30 am to 11am 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!

Get your tickets to meet Santa and his friends from the north and treat your’elf  –  donuts, coffee, hot cocoa, and more are included. Also included is your entry to the rest of the morning session, 11am-3:30pm, so you have 6 hours of holiday fun!

Click on the button below and be sure to select the December 18th session from 9:30am-3:30pm!

Live Q&A

ELF Chat

Meet the NOLA ChristmasFest elves at this virtual meet-and-greet, live via video chat and and ask the elf yourself!

Join us Monday, December 20 at 5:30 PM!

Your presents is requested for a unique elf-sperience – in person in the Elf Chat Nook on the Peppermint Pathway or join from home.
Sign-up coming soon to join from home.

Have your ever wondered what it’s like to be an Elf? Elf-quiring minds want to know!

Submit your questions HERE.
2021

Holiday Stage Wonder Workshops

Meet your crew at the HOLIDAY STAGE for an elfin’ good time with community partner interactive workshops.

Seasonal Science @ the NOCF STEM ZONE powered by Entergy

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Must purchase admission to NOLA ChristmasFest to participate

Projects Include:
Make Your Very Own Christmas Ornament
Feaux Sneaux
Santa’s Helper – Jitterbug

Limited space available – Click on the date below to registration (coming soon).

Spirited Stories & Merry Making with Young Audiences

Join  Young Audiences of Louisiana for this seasonal interactive storytelling and craft presentation. (30 min) December 26 & 27 at 2:30 pm.

Must purchase admission to NOLA ChristmasFest to participate

More
Schedule subject to change.

2021 Entertainment Schedule

17
Dec Fri

11:00 am Festive Features

1:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:30 pm Seasonal Science with STEM NOLA - registration required

4:30 pm Seasonal Science with STEM NOLA - registration required

5:30 pm Holy Name of Jesus Choir

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

18
Dec Sat

11:00 am Festive Features

12:00 pm The Studio School of Dance Nutcracker Highlights

1:00 pm Ronald MacDonald House Crescent City Talent Showcase Winners 2021

2:30 pm Seasonal Science with STEM NOLA - registration required

4:30 pm Seasonal Science with STEM NOLA - registration required

5:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

6:00 pm Dreamhouse Angels Dance Company

6:30 pm Rhythms Dance Company

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

19
Dec Sun

11:00 am Festive Features

12:00 pm Dance Lesson with the Muggivan School of Irish Dance

1:00 pm Futruekick Karate Demonstration

2:30 pm Seasonal Science with STEM NOLA - registration required

4:30 pm Seasonal Science with STEM NOLA - registration required

6:00 pm Rise My Child Choir

6:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

20
Dec Mon

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

4:30 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

6:30 pm Elfercize with NORD

6:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

21
Dec Tue

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

4:30 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

6:00 pm Fleur De Lis Dance Company

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

22
Dec Wed

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

4:30 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

6:00 pm Dazzling Diamonds Dance Company

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

23
Dec Thu

Closed

24
Dec Fri

Closed

25
Dec Sat

2:00 pm Festive Features

4:30 pm Festive Features

6:00 pm Nightly Story Time

26
Dec Sun

11:00 am Festive Features

1:00 pm Muggivan School of Irish Dance

2:00 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:30 pm Festive Features

4:30 pm Festive Features

6:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

27
Dec Mon

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

4:30 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

6:00 pm Move Ya' Misteltoes with NORD

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

28
Dec Tue

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

4:30 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

6:00 pm Fleur De Lis Dance Company

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

29
Dec Wed

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

4:30 pm Festive Features

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features

30
Dec Thu

11:00 am Festive Features

1:30 pm Seasonal Snippets

2:00 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

4:30 pm Get Crafty with Centerplate

7:00 pm Nightly Story Time

7:30 pm Festive Features