Take The Whole Family Out After Your Thanksgiving Dinner
You will most likely spend your Thanksgiving with family and friends. What are you going to to with all of them after the dinner is over and you cleared the table? How about a stroll through City Park, a visit to the Zoo or even a walk at Lafreniere Park to get rid of some of those extra calories? No matter how many people you would like to take, Alert Transportation can get them all to your destination. Check out some of the events happening around Thanksgiving!
Celebration In The Oaks 2018
The 2018 season is Celebration in the Oaks’ 32nd anniversary. The Holiday lights festival opens on November 23rd. Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the Park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are glistening in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.
For more information including dates and tickets visit: http://neworleanscitypark.com/celebration-in-the-oaks
Audubon Zoo Lights
Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital will bring the holiday spirit to our community by creating an enchanting nighttime winter dreamland in the heart of Uptown New Orleans.
For more information and to buy tickets visit: https://audubonnatureinstitute.org/zoo-lights
The lights look for larger than life! There will be silk-lighted replicas of some of the Zoo’s most popular animals. You can expect an exciting arrays of animal-themed light displays, nightly live entertainment, delicious holiday treats and a Holiday Marketplace filled with items from local artisans. The display will be open on select nights November 23rd through December 30th from 5:30pm to 9:30pm (last entry at 9:00pm).
Christmas In the Park
Enjoy a beautiful light display throughout Lafreniere Park! Exhibit features LED lights with fantastic displays such as a lighted 60-foot Sea Serpent in the lagoon, a princess and her magical castle & the gingerbread man!
For more information visit: https://www.visitjeffersonparish.com/events/holiday-events/christmas-park/
Old favorites include holiday characters, the beloved Lombardi Trophy between two Saints Players, the Teddy Bear Factory, and Snowman Island! The park sparkles for the holidays with thousands of twinkling lights and displays. $5.00 per vehicle – entrance on West Napoleon Avenue access gate of the park. Children’s Carousel open will also be open nightly – $1.00 per child. Open Sunday thru Thursday Dusk til 9:45 p.m. and Friday & Saturday Dusk til 11:45 p.m. This event starts on November 30th and runs through December 30th.