Attend a Louisiana Christmas Parade

Now that summer and fall have passed, it’s time for the most wonderful time of year to take center stage. There are tons of family-fun activities in Louisiana during the holiday season, including attending one of the many Christmas parades happening across the state. Here are a few events worth checking out.

Louisiana Christmas Parades

Children’s Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade

New Orleans, Louisiana

December 2, 2023

This is one of the newer parades taking place this year, as 2023 marks the second annual Children’s Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade, but it’s still one of the largest Louisiana Christmas parades happening this holiday season. The parade will feature over 20 custom floats, some featuring animatronic props, special effects, and more. Not to mention marching bands, and the big man himself, Santa Claus. 

37th Annual Christmas in Central Parade

Central, Louisiana

December 2, 2023

With 2023 marking the 37th Annual Christmas in Central Parade, this has easily become a cherished tradition that signals the beginning of the festive season in Central. Parade goers can expect a procession of beautifully decorated holiday floats, along with local bands providing the soundtrack of classic Christmas tunes. Community groups, dance troupes, and perhaps a special appearance by Santa Claus add to the excitement. This is a perfect outing for families and friends to bask in the holiday cheer.

Stonewall Christmas Parade

Stonewall, Louisiana

December 2, 2023

The 8th Annual Stonewall Christmas Parade is an event that completely embodies a unique small-town charm and community spirit you can only get in Louisiana. The parade is known for its friendly atmosphere, where the community’s camaraderie shines as bright as the holiday lights adorning the floats. This year’s theme of “Rocking Around The Christmas Tree” promises to bring out everyone’s creativity and be quite a jam.

Mansfield Christmas Parade

Mansfield, Louisiana

December 9, 2023

The Mansfield Christmas Parade is a celebrated annual holiday event that offers families the perfect Louisiana holiday experience. Visitors can expect to see a wide variety of holiday themed floats, decorated vintage cars, trucks, and motorcycles, along with local marching bands. The parade will wind its way through downtown Mansfield, ending at historic city hall. 

Delcambre Main Street Christmas Parade

Delcambre, Louisiana

December 10, 2023

The Delcambre Main Street Christmas Parade offers a unique blend of holiday cheer and coastal town pride. Delcambre’s fishing community turns into a winter wonderland, with boats and floats alike decked out in twinkling lights and nautical themes. This parade is not just a display of holiday spirit, but also a celebration of the town’s heritage, with seafood-themed floats and the sound of seagulls mixing with Christmas carols. The parade concludes with a community gumbo cook-off, where the warmth of good food and good company makes for an unforgettable evening.

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