New Orleans December 09, 2018
This Holiday Light Trail Around New Orleans Is Simply Mesmerizing
Don’t let the holiday season pass you by without spending an evening gazing at some dazzling lighting displays. With a few more weeks left in the season, be sure to carve out some time to check out these amazing lighting displays around New Orleans. They’re simply mesmerizing, and perfect for the entire family to enjoy!
1. Celebration in the Oaks
Perhaps the most well-known holiday lighting display in the city, Celebration in the Oaks enters its 32rd year with a spectacular light show you have to see to believe. With more than half a million lights scattered throughout 25 acres of City Park, it’s no wonder that it attracts over 160,000 visitors every year. Celebration in the Oaks runs until January 1, 2019 and their address is 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124.
2. Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
This drive-thru display features over 2 miles of custom made displays in a truly remarkable setting. The displays will dance to the music played over the radio in your car, giving this holiday display major bonus points. 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales, LA 70737.
3. Roosevelt Lobby
The Roosevelt Lobby has transformed into a winter wonderland since the 1930s, and attracts countless visitors every year. Featuring 112,000 lights, 1,600 feet of garland, 300 bows, 4,000 ornaments all decorating 78 birch trees and 46 Christmas trees, this is one lighting display that will put you in the holiday spirit. 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.
4. LUNA Fête
Back for its fourth year, LUNA Fête takes over the streets in the CBD and Warehouse District December 6-9th, and you won’t want to miss it. The incredible displays seamlessly blend motion graphics, sound, lighting displays, and video-mapping technology to create something truly spectacular.
5. Lafreniere Park
Metarie’s largest park transforms into a dazzling lighting display that will positively chant you. From candy canes to snowmen, there are endless whimsical displays that the young ones will simply adore. Christmas in the park is open Sunday-Sunday-Thursday from 5pm until 9:45pm and until 11:45 on the weekends. 3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, Louisiana 70003.