2020 Festival of Lights

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 6, 2021

Tickets available for purchase November 9th on our site.

 

Food vendors will be available on the Riverbank 7 days a week. 

There is no admission to enter the Riverbank area Sunday through Friday.

Vehicular traffic will be permitted on the Riverbank Sunday through Thursday only. 

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10:00am-7:00pm   Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum | $


11:00am-9:00pm  - “Turn on the Holidays!” – Join us for the official start to the Natchitoches Christmas season. This event features musical entertainment and fireworks!


4:00pm-7:00pm  -  Holiday Open House – Historic District Business Association

Shops Open Late

 

7:00pm  -  Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage 


3:00pm  -   Kelli Roberts Band

 

6:00pm  -  92 Twenty

Saturday, November 21

*Tickets available for purchase November 9th.

Friday, November 27

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank


6:00pm-9:00pm  -  DJ on the Riverbank Stage

Saturday, November 28

*Tickets available for purchase November 9th

9:00am-4:30pm  -  Fleur de Lis Christmas Craft Mall
Natchitoches Events Center | FREE

 

10:00am-7:00pm   Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum | $

 

10:00am-4:00pm  -  Cookies with Santa – Prudhomme Rouquier House (446 Jefferson St.)

Click HERE to purchase tickets. Call the Main Street office for more info. 318.357.3822.

 

7:00pm  -  Fireworks over Cane River Lake 

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage 

3:00pm  -  Louisiana Sidemen

 

6:00pm - LaCour Trio

6:00pm-9:00pm  -  DJ on the Riverbank Stage

Friday, December 4

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

94th Annual Christmas Festival

Louisiana’s Premiere Holiday Event!

Celebrate the Christmas season in Louisiana’s oldest city. Enjoy our daylong festival filled with music, entertainment, arts and crafts, food vendors, and our famous firework show choreographed to holiday music over Cane River Lake. Admission armbands are required for entry to the Downtown Riverbank.

 

*Tickets available for purchase November 9th

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Saturday, December 5

7:00am-7:00pm  -  Mistletoe Market | City Bank Parking Lot on Second St. | FREE

                                  Vendor information can be found at www.wrcnatchitoches.org

10:00am-6:00pm   Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum | $

 

 ***Parade has been canceled***

 

7:00pm   Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage

12:00pm  -  Buddy Terzia & Friends

2:30pm - Special appearances from the NSU Theater and Dance Department

3:00pm - Cane River Soul

5:30pm- Special appearances from the NSU Theater and Dance Department

6:00pm - Chubby Carrier

5:00pm-8:00pm  - Christmas Tour of Homes | Hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation.
$ Click here for Tickets


6:00pm  -  (CANCELLED) Lessons and Carols with the Trinity Episcopal Choir (CANCELLED)

Thursday, December 10

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

Tuesday, December 8

 

7:30pm  -  VIRTUAL Lessons and Carols concert | Hosted by the Northwestern Chamber Choir and Dr. Nicholaus Cummins. Click here to join!


5:00pm-8:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Home | Hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation. $ Click here for Tickets

6:00pm-9:00pm  -  DJ on the Riverbank Stage

Friday, December 11

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

10:00am-7:00pm -  Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum open with complimentary admission for Saturday Holiday Tour of Homes ticket holders

1:00pm-4:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes |  Hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation | $ Click here for Tickets

5:30pm - Lighted Boat Parade | Join us for a night on the Downtown Riverbank to watch boats and barges adorned in Christmas lights parade down Cane River Lake | Register your boat HERE

 

7:00pm  -  Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage

 

1:00pm  -  Westside Baptist Church

 

3:00pm  -  The Cartoons

6:00pm  -  Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs

Saturday, December 12

*Tickets available for purchase November 9th

5:00pm - 8:00pm  Christmas Tour of Homes | Hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation | $ Click here for Tickets

Thursday, December 17

5:00pm-8:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes | Hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation. | $ Click here for Tickets

 

5:30pm-8:30pm  -  DJ on the Riverbank Stage

Friday, December 18

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

10:00am-7:00pm  -   Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum open with complimentary admission for Saturday Holiday Tour of Homes ticket holders

 

1:00pm-4:00pm  -   Christmas Tour of Homes | Hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation. | $ Click here for Tickets

 

7:00pm - Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage

 

3:00pm  -  Pete & Paul Band

 

6:00pm   -  Mike McKenzie Band

Saturday, December 19

*Tickets available for purchase November 9th

6:00pm-9:00pm  -   DJ on the Riverbank Stage

Friday, December 25

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

10:00am-7:00pm   Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum | $

 

7:00pm  -   Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage

 

3:00pm - LaCour Trio

 

6:00pm  -  Chicken on the Bone

Saturday, December 26
*Tickets available for purchase November 9th 

Santa Claus House, December 6th - 23rd

6:00pm - 8:30pm | FREE (Saturday visits will require an armband for Riverbank access) 

Although things look different this year, Santa still wants to hear from your little one. Children will be able to stand in front of Santa for pictures. Social distancing and face masks are highly encouraged.

Only a 5 minute drive from downtown, Christmas In The Park is a family friendly environment with over two hundred and fifty thousand LED lights 
and decorations, tasty holiday treats, nightly Christmas character meet and greets, the Mistletones singing
Christmas trees and much more!

Visit their website for more info! 

http://www.christmasintheparkla.com/

Christmas In The Park