It really is the most wonderful time of the year! Jesus is the reason for the season there's no doubt about that! It's time to reflect on our lives but also comes together with family and friends. A great way to enjoy the lights, sites, and sound of the Christmas holidays is to attend the annual Christmas Festival in Louisiana's oldest city, Natchitoches.

The city is amazing and offers centuries of history, culture, amazing restaurants, accommodations, and more. So, it is well worth traveling to any time of the year, but especially during Christmas. Get more information about tours and round the family up for a road trip!

Every year they begin celebrating the Christmas holidays on November 20th and this year marks the Natchitoches 95th Annual Christmas Festival. Enjoy fireworks displays every weekend, music, entertainment, parades and much more through January 6, 2022. Purchase Tickets for Cookies With Santa or the Lighted Boatride, festival armbands are also available for $10. Children 6 and under are free and don't need an armband. For a list of scheduled events click here.

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