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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4:30pm-9:30pm  - “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  -   TBA

 

6:00pm  -  TBA

Saturday, November 20

Friday, November 26

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

3:00pm-9:00pm  -  Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank


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

Saturday, November 27

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

 

10:00am-4:00pm  -  Cookies with Santa

10:00am-9:00pm  -  Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

 

7:00pm  -  Fireworks over Cane River Lake 

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage 

3:00pm  -  TBA

 

6:00pm - TBA

3:00pm-9:00pm  -  Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank


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

Friday, December 3

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

95th 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.

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Saturday, December 4

7:00am - 7:00pm  -  Mistletoe Market (City Bank parking lots on Second Street)

 

1:00pm  -  Festival of Lights Parade

6:00pm   Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage

3:00pm - 6:00pm TBA

3:00pm-9:00pm  -Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank


5:00pm-8:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes (www.natchitocheshf.com)

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

Friday, December 10

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

Thursday December 9
Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

6:00pm
 -Lessons & Carols: Trinity Episcopal Church

10:00am-4:00pm  -  Cookies with Santa

10:00am-9:00pm  -  Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

1:00pm-4:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes (www.natchitocheshf.com)

5:30pm  -  Lighted Boat Parade

7:00pm  -  Fireworks over Cane River Lake 

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage 

3:00pm  -  TBA

 

6:00pm - TBA

Saturday December 11

1:00pm-4:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes (www.natchitocheshf.com)

Thursday, December 16

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

5:00pm - 8:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes (www.natchitocheshf.com)

Friday, December 17

10:00am-9:00pm  -  Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

1:00pm-4:00pm  -  Christmas Tour of Homes (www.natchitocheshf.com)

7:00pm  - Fireworks over Cane River Lake

Music on the Riverbank Stage 

3:00pm  -  TBA

 

6:00pm - TBA

Saturday, December 18

10:00am-9:00pm  -  Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

 

7:00pm - Fireworks over Cane River Lake

 

Music on the Riverbank Stage

 

3:00pm  -  TBA

6:00pm   -  TBA

Friday, December 24

Saturday, December 25

Free Admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

Santa Claus House, December 5th - 23rd

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

Visit with Santa in his house on the South end of the Downtown Riverbank

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