It’s that special time of year when streets are lined with holiday decorations, and everything is illuminated so perfectly, it just instantly puts you in a better mood. There’s one incredible display that’s one of the best holiday light displays in Louisiana, maybe even the country, and you’re not going to want to miss it! The Natchitoches Christmas Festival has been the traditional way of celebrating Christmas in Natchitoches for countless families since 1927. We’d like to show you why we love it so much and invite you to experience it in all its spectacular glory for yourself!

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For a full schedule of events and ticketing information, visit the Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights website, as well as the Natchitoches Christmas Facebook page.

Have you ever celebrated Christmas in Natchitoches? If so, do you think it is one of the best Louisiana Christmas traditions? Share your memories with us in the comments!

If you’re interested in making a weekend trip to Natchitoches you might want to stay a night or two in this comfy Airbnb cabin.

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  • The Land-O-Pines Family Campground, Inc. in Covington features a stretch of beach, swimming pools, playgrounds, and a waterslide.
  • Sun Outdoors New Orleans North Shore in Ponchatoula offers amenities like an adult pool with a swim-up bar, a family pool, lakeside camping, a lazy river, and a tiki bar.
  • The French Quarter RV Resort in New Orleans is popular because it’s just a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other inviting RV Campgrounds in Louisiana.

What are some of the most popular historic attractions in Louisiana?

  • The Marksville Prehistoric Indigenous Peoples Site in Marksville tells the story of the indigenous people who once lived in the area.
  • The Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site in Plaquemine played a pivotal role during the 1800s and into the mid-1900s as an essential Mississippi River waterway.
  • The Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium in Shreveport is where many of the most well-known and popular Country music artists got their start.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other fantastic historic attractions in Louisiana.

Where can we find ethnic festivals in New Orleans?

  • Oktoberfest New Orleans features authentic German food, german wines, music, dancing, and the traditional Beer Stein Holding Contest.
  • The Los Islenos Fiesta celebrates the traditions, foods, and music of the people from the Canary Islands who settled in the New Orleans area in the 1700s.
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Read on to learn more about some of the many other wonderful ethnic festivals in New Orleans.