The temperature in New Orleans is finally dropping which also means the annual NOLA ChristmasFest is coming in December. This festival is one of the most exciting in door family friendly events in New Orleans with carnival rides, Snoball Fight Area, Decorated Christmas Trees, and a Real Ice Skating Rink.
This festival is the region’s only indoor Christmas festival. Doors open on Thursday, December 21st, through December 31st, 2017! Featuring an expanded ice skating rink, everyone’s favorite holiday characters, fun amusement rides and inflatables inside the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Figure skater Sarah Zanolli will return as “Ice Ambassador” and will provide pre-reserved private skating lessons each morning before the 7,280 square foot rink opens to the public.
This year NOLA ChristmasFest also features TWO exciting 120’ ice slide, an amazing walk-through maze, themed inflatables and fun rides such as the Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Snowball Fight and Snowy Summit Climbing Wall. NOLA ChristmasFest visitors will have the option to take memorable Christmas photos with Santa and several of his North Pole friends. NOLA ChristmasFest visitors will be treated to special entertainment during the 10-day event. Buy Your Tickets HERE.
December 21 – December 31, 2017: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily
Christmas Eve: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Day: 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
New Year’s Day: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$20.00 – Pay One Price. POP includes all rides, inflatables, skating, and skates. NOT included: food and beverages, face painting, photographs with Santa and parking.
Convenient parking is located across from Hall I in Lot F on Convention Center Blvd for $15/car. For a map and directions click here.
Convention Center Boulevard will be draped in holiday décor with dazzling lights synced to traditional and contemporary Christmas music. Stop by Mulate’s for a great Cajun meal before you head over to the festival. We have nightly music where you can learn a little Cajun dancing with friends.