NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The Ernest Morial Convention Center will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland next week as NOLA ChristmasFest returns to downtown.
The Christmas festival will feature more than a half-dozen holiday attractions, including:
- An indoor ice-skating rink
- Giant inflatables
- Carnival rides and a carousel
- A climbing wall
- Life-size maze
- Snowball fight and ice slide
- Children’s crafts
- A gingerbread house
- Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus
- Thousands of Christmas lights
NOLA ChristmasFest will be held Dec. 16 – December 30.
Hours are 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily. Christmas Eve hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and hours for Christmas Day are 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20 each. Children 2 and under are free. You can buy your tickets online or at the Convention Center ticket office.
Here’s a look at last year’s NOLA ChristmasFest, courtesy of Wild Bill Wood: