There is so much to love about Louisiana, most beloved are our unique traditions that come from the gumbo pot of cultures that have blended together to form the backbone of our beloved state. Around Christmas time we all know how Papa Noel will find his way down the bayou.

Bonfires on the banks of the Mississippi, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, relect across the water and light up the foggy night sky on Christmas Eve.

Please spend a few minutes getting to know more about this most unique Louisiana tradition for Christmas