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NOLA ChristmasFest

  • 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • 900 Convention Center Blvd.
    New Orleans, LA 70130
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From December 20 - 31, experience NOLA ChristmasFest - the Crescent City's signature holiday celebration.  Hosted at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, this indoor family holiday fun features New Orleans’ only ice skating rink, the Kringle Carousel, carnival rides and inflatables, Santa and holiday characters, children’s crafts, decorated trees, dazzling lights and more!

The Ice Skating Rink

Made of real ice, the wintery wonderland extends 52 feet by 140 feet. While skaters are welcome to bring their own skates, a range of sizes will available onsite. This new attraction is sure to brighten up holiday plans for visitors and locals alike. Get ready to bring the entire family to show their best camel spins, cross strokes and more ice skating moves, while enjoying the Crescent City at its finest holiday event.

Additional Entertainment

This family-friendly celebration in the Crescent City’s Warehouse/Arts District will also feature two miles of lights (both indoors and outdoors!) and indoor Christmas activities. Kids of all ages will have a chance to meet special Christmas characters such as Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and all their friends. Professional photographers will be on hand to capture your special holiday memories and autographs will be available from all characters throughout the event.

The Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Amazing Funhouse Maze, Snowy Summit Climbing Wall and other carnival rides and inflatables are just a few of the many attractions that await children out of school for the holidays. For a full list of NOLA ChristmasFest activities and attractions, visit HERE.

NOLA ChristmasFest Tickets 

Beginning Nov. 1, general admission tickets for the NOLA ChristmasFest can be purchased online or at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Ticketmaster Box. 

Weekday Tickets - $20
Weekend Tickets - $25

General admission tickets include access to all rides and activities within the festival. Add-ons such as images with Santa Claus can be purchased at an additional cost. 


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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) is home to America's largest contiguous-space exhibit hall with 1.1 million sq. ft. of prime exhibit space plus 140 meeting rooms, 4,000-seat theater, 30,000...

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The first phase of the five-year capital improvement plan is construction of the pedestrian Park and multi-modal transportation hub.

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Construction Update

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Initial construction has begun to transform Convention Center Boulevard into a lushly landscaped public park. This new pedestrian park will span 7.5 landscaped acres along Convention Center Boulevard, featuring interactive water elements, live event spaces, public art installations and shaded gathering places. The park will also provide access to the multi-modal transportation hub and a safe pathway for meeting attendees, facility staff and residents to move up and down the Boulevard.

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Functional and safety improvements are also being made to the adjacent street creating better traffic flow and access for shuttles, taxis and ride shares with the Transportation Center. This phase of the project is expected to reach completion in early 2021.
Learn more about the project and find construction updates at advantagenola.com

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At NOLA ChristmasFest, experience indoor family holiday fun featuring New Orleans’ only ice skating rink, the Kringle Carousel, carnival rides and inflatables, Santa and holiday characters, children’s crafts, decorated trees, dazzling lights and more!

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This year, NOLA ChristmasFest is proud to bring back an attraction to New Orleans that locals haven’t seen since the 1980s, a real, indoor ice-skating rink! During the month of December, festival-goers will have the chance to take a spin on the ice at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center! 

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The Ice Skating Rink

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Made of real ice, the wintery wonderland extends 52 feet by 140 feet. While skaters are welcome to bring their own skates, a range of sizes will available onsite. This new attraction is sure to brighten up holiday plans for visitors and locals alike. Get ready to bring the entire family to show their best camel spins, cross strokes and more ice skating moves, while enjoying the Big Easy at its finest holiday event.

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Other Entertainment

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This family friendly celebration in the Crescent City’s Warehouse/Arts District will also feature two miles of lights (both indoors and outdoors!) and indoor Christmas activities. Kids of all ages will have a chance to meet special Christmas characters such as Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and all their friends. Professional photographers will be on hand to capture your special holiday memories and autographs will be available from all characters throughout the event.

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Our Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Amazing Funhouse Maze, Snowy Summit Climbing Wall and other carnival rides and inflatables are just a few of the many attractions that await children out of school for the holidays.

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Locals and visitors alike are invited to celebrate the Christmas season in New Orleans at NOLA ChristmasFest!

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A variety of ticket packages are available for adults, students and children, and plenty of nearby parking will be discounted for the event. For details about ticket prices and festival hours/dates, visit NOLAChristmasFest.com.

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This year, NOLA ChristmasFest is proud to bring back an attraction to New Orleans that locals haven’t seen since the 1980s, a real, indoor ice-skating rink! During the month of December, festival-goers will have the chance to take a spin on the ice at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center! 

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The Ice Skating Rink

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Made of real ice, the wintery wonderland extends 52 feet by 140 feet. While skaters are welcome to bring their own skates, a range of sizes will available onsite. This new attraction is sure to brighten up holiday plans for visitors and locals alike. Get ready to bring the entire family to show their best camel spins, cross strokes and more ice skating moves, while enjoying the Big Easy at its finest holiday event.

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Other Entertainment

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Our Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Amazing Funhouse Maze, Snowy Summit Climbing Wall and other carnival rides and inflatables are just a few of the many attractions that await children out of school for the holidays.

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Locals and visitors alike are invited to celebrate the Christmas season in New Orleans at NOLA ChristmasFest!

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A variety of ticket packages are available for adults, students and children, and plenty of nearby parking will be discounted for the event. For details about ticket prices and festival hours/dates, visit NOLAChristmasFest.com.

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This year, NOLA ChristmasFest is proud to bring back an attraction to New Orleans that locals haven’t seen since the 1980s, a real, indoor ice-skating rink! During the month of December, festival-goers will have the chance to take a spin on the ice at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center! 

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The Ice Skating Rink

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Made of real ice, the wintery wonderland extends 52 feet by 140 feet. While skaters are welcome to bring their own skates, a range of sizes will available onsite. This new attraction is sure to brighten up holiday plans for visitors and locals alike. Get ready to bring the entire family to show their best camel spins, cross strokes and more ice skating moves, while enjoying the Big Easy at its finest holiday event.

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Other Entertainment

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This family friendly celebration in the Crescent City’s Warehouse/Arts District will also feature two miles of lights (both indoors and outdoors!) and indoor Christmas activities. Kids of all ages will have a chance to meet special Christmas characters such as Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and all their friends. Professional photographers will be on hand to capture your special holiday memories and autographs will be available from all characters throughout the event.

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Our Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Amazing Funhouse Maze, Snowy Summit Climbing Wall and other carnival rides and inflatables are just a few of the many attractions that await children out of school for the holidays.

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Locals and visitors alike are invited to celebrate the Christmas season in New Orleans at NOLA ChristmasFest!

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