NOLA ChristmasFest Returns to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in December
A really huge Christmas event is returning to New Orleans this year. The NOLA ChristmasFest, presented by Coca-Cola, will run December 17-22 and December 25-30, 2021 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
This is a one-of-a-kind indoor holiday extravaganza that features spectacular festive events and holly jolly activities for the whole family.
This year, NOLA ChristmasFest makes its return to in-person festivities with its "re-imagined" ice zone, The Big Freezy, which will include New Orleans' only real ice-skating rink, an expanded magical slope slide area with three lanes, plus a brand-new ice bocce court.
The popular Skating with Santa special event will be back in action for the second time. All ages are welcome to join the New Orleans North Pole experience and participate in the re-imagined magical holiday activities.
NOLA ChristmasFest has a little something for everyone, whether you're a thrill-seeker looking to take flight on the Big Blast Blizzard ride or an arts enthusiast awaiting the magical performances on the Holiday Stage. Then there's the Kringle Carousel and strolls along the Winter Wonderland Way, the Chalet Café for holiday treats, or visit the Tinsel Terrace Tavern, for a parent-approved winter nightcap. If you are looking for last-minute Christmas gifts, check out the Yuletide Market for unique crafts and trinkets perfect for anyone's stocking.
Tickets for NOLA ChristmasFest will be available in late November and can be purchased online. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Convention Center box office, located in front of Lobby I, starting on Friday, December 17th.
General admission tickets will be $20 on weekdays and $25 on Saturday and Sunday and will include access to all rides and activities within the festival.