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Celebration in the Oaks


Celebration in the Oaks is an annual holiday festivity. From Thanksgiving through the New Year enjoy one of the most spectacular holiday light shows in the country. Watch as the grounds of New Orleans City Park is transformed into 25 acres of dazzling lights and breathtaking, festive displays. The Park, Botanical Garden, Storyland and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park are all captured with hundreds of thousands of lights to create a winter wonderland here in the Big Easy. 

Enjoy family-friendly holiday fun and bliss every Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. and  Sunday - Thursday from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. 

General admission to Celebration in the Oaks is $10 and includes access to the light display. Admission and unlimited ride passes can be purchased for $28. Individual ride prices range between $4-5. 

Guests can secure a spot on the train with Parker's Station Reservation. Upgrade your train ticket to skip the line and have a set time for your train ride. 

***NOTE: Celebration in the Oaks will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.****

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