You don't have to go far to find a Christmas celebration or holiday event in Louisiana. Turns out, folks in this neck of the woods are not afraid to have a Christmas celebration, or event every day of the week.

So, get out there! Explore the many holiday celebrations going on now through January 2024. All of these statewide events are family-friendly and feature a wide variety of activities everyone can enjoy.

NATCHITOCHES - November 18, 2023 - January 6, 2024
97th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival
Make memories at the oldest community-based holiday celebration in the nation, since 1927. Natchitoches (pronounced Nack-a-tish ), named after a Native American tribe, is the oldest city and permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase Territory. Enjoy parades, stunning fireworks displays, live music, great food, and more!

ST. FRANCISVILLE - December 1 - 3, 2023
Christmas in the Country
Come experience a small-town Christmas in the hills of St. Francisville with Christmas in the Country! A weekend full of holiday-themed activities.

WEST MONROE - December 1 - 24, 2023
Christmas at Kiroli
Make the season bright! Drive through a wonderland of Christmas lights at Kiroli Park!

NEW IBERIA - December 1 - 31, 2023
Victorian Christmas at the Joseph Jefferson Home & Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home and Rip Van Winkle Gardens decorated for the Holiday Season.

LOGANSPORT - December 1 - 31, 2023
Logansport Christmas Festival
Celebrate the Logansport and DeSoto Parish season with 'A Small Town Christmas'.

MONROE - December 1 - 31, 2023
Freedom Trees
Get into the Christmas spirit and check out the Freedom Trees at the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum!

JONESBORO - December 1 - 31, 2023
Christmas Wonderland in the Pines
The family spirit of Jonesboro seems to shine most brightly during the holiday season when millions of tiny Christmas lights transform downtown into what locals have dubbed "Christmas Wonderland in the Pines."

MONROE - December 1 - 23, 2023
Santa's Christmas Village
Don't miss out on Santa's Christmas Village at the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum!

MONROE - December 1 - 2, 2023
Christmas Open House at The Biedenharn
Join the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens for the annual Christmas Open House November 30-December 2.

SHREVEPORT - December 1 - 23, 2023
Christmas in Roseland
They will have fireworks shows every Saturday in December, Santa is in the garden for photos every night from 6-9 PM, you can ride the Roseland Express mini train, roast marshmallows and make s'mores, and so much more! Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from 5:30-10 PM, Nov. 24-Dec. 17 and then every night Dec. 18-23.

DERIDDER - December 2, 2023
Miracle on Washington Christmas Festival
A Christmas celebration on the historic Washington Ave in downtown DeRidder. Enjoy the musical sounds of Christmas along with specialty holiday shopping! Everything from Christmas decor to grandma's cookies and fudge!

GRAND CANE - December 2, 2023
Grand Cane Christmas Parade & Market
Come experience a small-town Christmas parade and market in historic Grand Cane. Vendor market from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The parade begins at 11:00 am. Front Porch Tour of Homes is from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served at the Cook-Hill Bed and Breakfast and photos with Santa.

ABBEVILLE - December 7, 2023
Abbeville's Annual Christmas Stroll
A family-oriented evening of strolling, visiting, shopping, and dining. Santa Claus, music, and white lights are all within the decorated downtown historic district. 5:30-8 pm Free.

WELSH - December 2, 2023
Downtown Welsh Christmas Celebration
Join the Town of Welsh for their annual Christmas Celebration. Miracle on South Street with the parade of lights, food trucks, arts & crafts, strolling carolers, carriage rides and so much more.

MERRYVILLE - December 9, 2023
Christmas Round The Cabin
Enjoy a day of holiday festivities at this year's Christmas around the cabin. Enjoy this rural country setting and be entertained throughout the day!

Make Christmas memories and start new family traditions this year. Enjoy your family and friends Visit and see even more holiday activities, festivals, and winter events in the Bayou State. Merry Christmas!

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