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NOLA ChristmasFest

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! NOLA ChristmasFest brings 15 days of Christmas fun to the New Orleans Morial Convention Center for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season.

The Holidays are always a special time of the year, and New Orleans knows how to celebrate them. NOLA ChristmasFest brings over two weeks of holiday festivities and winter activities all to one venue in the Crescent City.

Activities and Attractions

NOLA ChristmasFest has something fun for everyone in the family. Visitors can look forward to a variety of holiday-themed activities, all in one venue. Highlights include:

-New Orleans’ only indoor ice skating rink

-A New Orleans-themed gingerbread house exhibit with hand-crafted gingerbread creations

-Kringle Carousel and other popular children’s activities including the A-Maze-ing Walk-through Maze, Winter Whirl, Snowball Fight, the Snowy Summit Climbing Wall, and more!

-Bouncy inflatables and a climbing wall

-Christmas trees decorated by local businesses

-Mr. and Mrs. Claus and many more characters

-Holiday arts and crafts

-Snowball fights

-Ice slides

-Life-size mazes

-Various special events on different days

Location and Hours

The entire festival takes place in the heart of downtown New Orleans inside the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. The venue transforms into a winter wonderland covered in thousands of lights and other holiday decorations.

From December 16 – 30, hours are as follows:

Daily 10 a.m – 8 p.m.

Christmas Eve 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Christmas Day 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Convenient parking will be available nearby.


Admission prices vary. See below for details:

$20 Individual Ticket: Includes entry, ice skating, access to all rides/inflatables/activities

$15 Group Rate: Available for groups of ten or more as an advanced purchase

For more information, visit www.nolachristmasfest.com.



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