Holiday events for 2007
by Keith I. Marszalek November 06, 2007 8:41PM
Friday, November 23 - December 30, 2007
Celebration in the Oaks
City Park, New Orleans www.nocp.org
City Park's annual festival of magical holiday light displays and musical performances to delight every age.
Saturday, November 17 - January 6
Festival of Lights
Natchitoches, 318-352-6894, www.christmasfestival.com
More than 500,000 visitors head to this small town every holiday season for light displays along the river, holiday crafts, food and nightly tours by streetcars and carriages.
Thursday, November 29 - December 31
Christmas New Orleans Style
Various locations, New Orleans, www.fqfi.org
Get out and see all New Orleans has to offer this holiday season: Carolers, concerts, cooking demonstrations, decorations at historic homes, dinner cruises for New Year's fireworks & much more!.
Friday, December 7-9, 2007
Festival of the Bonfires
Lutcher Recreation Park, Lutcher 225-869-1717, www.festivalofthebonfires.org
Christmas on the river, Cajun style!
Sunday, December 9, 2007
Caroling in Washington Square
Washington Square Park, corner of Frenchmen and Dauphine Streets in the Marigny. Candles and song sheets provided. Free and open to the public. 6 p.m.
Sunday, December 16, 2007
Caroling in Jackson Square
Jackson Square, Decatur Street, French Quarter, Candles and song sheets provided. Gates open at 6 p.m. and caroling begins promptly at 7 p.m. For more information, call (504) 523-7047 or visit www.patioplanters.org. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, December 25, 2007Marva Wright's X-Mas Party
8:00 pm Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave. www.tipitinas.com
Marva Wright's 7th Annual X-Mas Bash Featuring THE BMW'S, Rockin' Dopsi, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters, Trombone "Shorty" Andrews, Wild Magnolias Indians, Amanda Shaw, Irvin Mayfield, Soul Rebels Brass Band & many more!