Christmas in New Orleans is one of the most magical times of the year. The weather is usually awesome, the city is decorated in festive lights, and there are events to make you smile and make family memories everywhere you turn. Our Christmas In New Orleans Guide is here to help you find all the family-friendly fun happening in New Orleans during this magical season.

Christmas Tress sponsored by local New Orleans Businesses at NOLA Christmas Fest

NYE New Orleans

CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2023 IN NEW ORLEANS WITH KIDS

It's almost time to ring in the New Year! Can you believe 2024 is almost here already? Crazy, right… Whether you are looking to go out, party at home, or both, we've got you covered. […]

NYE Pensacola

Fun Ways To Celebrate New Year's Eve 2023 In Pensacola With Kids

It's time to ring in the New Year and celebrate 2024! Having kids means celebrating New Year's a little differently with a family-friendly celebration. To help you have a great New Year's Celebration, we have […]

A family at Christmas after the loss of a spouse

Our New Christmas: Finding Christmas After the Death of A Spouse

In 2015, he begged me to buy an artificial tree.  He was tired of sweeping up all the fallen pine needles and our youngest child was pulling them off to put the needles in her […]

Wooden Nutcrackers on Display at Christmas

25+ NUTCRACKER PARTY IDEAS GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOUR PARTY THE BEST EVER

Ever since my youngest was a toddler, she dreamed of being Clara in The Nutcracker. For her 3rd Christmas, she asked for her very own nutcracker like Clara’s, which started our nutcracker collection and tradition of […]

Black and Gold Christmas Decorations

CHRISTMAS IN NEW ORLEANS – ON ETSY!

Christmas is just about 6 months away! I swear it gets here sooner every year. The rest of the year will go by in a blur between the kids going back to school, Halloween, Thanksgiving and […]

mickey santa cupcakes

EASY SANTA MICKEY CUPCAKES EVERYONE CAN MAKE

We love all things Disney in our house, and we are also very fond of Christmas. So why not combine our two favorite things and create something special that combines the love of both? That’s how we […]

Jackson Square in the historic New Orleans French Quarter decorated for the Christmas Season with St. Louis Cathedral in the background

FUN THINGS TO DO ON CHRISTMAS DAY IN NEW ORLEANS

Christmas Day is the perfect day to discover and enjoy the true beauty of New Orleans during the holiday season. Whether it's your hometown or you're just visiting, take advantage of the light crowds, laid-back atmosphere, […]

Girl talking to Santa Claus in the Magic Kingdom

Where to Find Santa Claus in New Orleans 2022

The Holiday season is here which means Santa is in town visiting from the North Pole! He'll be all around town, in malls, and everywhere spreading Christmas cheer and joy to children of all ages. […]

Single Mom with Son at Christmas

SINGLE PARENTING DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Being a parent in general for the holidays is difficult and stressful.  We have so much pressure on us. We have to find the perfect gifts, host parties, find the most perfect outfits, and much more.   I used […]

NOLA Christmas Fest is an indoor Christmas carnival held inside the New Orleans Convention Center from December 21-30, 2022, with ice skating, rides & more.

ALL THE REASONS YOU WILL LOVE NOLA CHRISTMAS FEST IN 2022

This New Orleans Christmas tradition is back again in 2022! NOLA Christmas Fest is an indoor Christmas carnival held inside the New Orleans Convention Center from December 21-30, 2022. Full of fun for all ages, NOLA Christmas […]

Homemade Christmas Cookies for a Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

5 Tips for Hosting a Fun Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

You are in the Christmas spirit, and you want to host a party. Christmas cookie exchange parties are so much fun and great parties to include the children.  Here are a few ideas of things to think about when […]

Children Opening Gifts on Christmas

40+ Perfect Experience Gifts for New Orleans Kids

Do your kids have way too much stuff? I know, mine do. The last thing I want is MORE TOYS that they play with for five minutes and then never touch again. Personally, I'm leaning […]