From turkey giveaways to holiday lights; even Santa. If you’re not feeling the holiday spirit maybe you should step outside.
“Oh yeah especially with the weather. It’s beautiful outside, ” says Santa.
In Central City hundreds braved tge cold. They’re lining up for a free turkey and all the fixings courtesy Birdman.
“That’s really nice to me. I don’t know about anything else, but to me. I tip my hat off to him,” says one resident.
“For them to come back for what 15 years, 17 years? This is a blessing to a lot of people in the community,” says another resident.
“It always feels good to come home to see family and friends and how far we have grown in the community and what we’re doing. Words can’t explain how good it feels to get this spirit and this vibe,” says Birdman.
On Canal Street Christmas is in full swing. We are talking cookies, Santa, kids and lights.
“We’ve been circling to get here on time. We did it,” exclaims a spectator from her car.
“To be here with our family and celebrating is just one of the of the New Orleans traditions that we love to carry on,” says a spectator.
The Downtown Development District flipped tge switch turning on more than one million twinkling lights on Canal Street.
Just blocks away the magic of this season also comes to life on Fulton Street. It’s where Saints Wide Receiver Joe Morgan did more than just spread holiday cheer.
“Given the fact that the team is doing really well, that is a great Christmas gift. We just got to continue that and get ready for going into the playoffs and trying to continue this all the way to the Superbowl,” says Morgan.
Talk of Superbowl, lights galore and a busy Santa working the crowd; can’t think of a better way to celebrate the season!