We’ve got two weeks until Christmas! It’s time to get into the spirit in the city!
Here are our weekend picks for Dec. 13-15, 2019:
Friday, Dec. 13
What: Furry Holiday Photos
When: 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Zeus’ Place Downtown
It’s the last chance to get the purr-fect holiday pictures with your pets! We’ve got props or you can bring your own costumes to the shoot. Digital copies of the pictures are free, and you can print out your own copy (for the fridge!) for $10.
What: Community Night Out – Freddie’s Chicken N’ Waffles
When: 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: 3518 Kabel Drive
Price: Price varies
According to organizers, Where Black NOLA Eats, this awesome restaurant was recently burglarized. The restaurant’s safe was stolen, and the business needs the support of the community to continue. Click here to find out more information and here to see our review of this great Westbank spot.
Saturday, Dec. 14
What: Jingle on the Boulevard Parade
Where: Begins at St. Maria Goretti Church
It’s the second year for New Orleans East’s very own Christmas parade. The parade features floats and throws. of course, and many of the school marching bands and units throughout the city. Click here to see the parade route.
What: Lights on the Lake
When: 2 to 8 p.m.
Where: New Canal Lighthouse
Price: $5 entry fee, children 12 and under are free — food and drink prices vary
You can check out music, visit a holiday marketplace featuring local vendors and buy food and hot toddies from area food trucks. It’s a party for a cause, and proceeds go to benefit the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. Click here to read see our Guide for the ‘Gram on this unique New Orleans holiday parade.
Sunday, Dec. 15
What: Music Box Studio – Holiday Art Market
When: Noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Music Box Village
Price: Free to attend
Visit the Music Box Village’s holiday market in the 9th Ward featuring local handmade items and vintage art, apparel, homewares and more. Click here to see the vendors.
What: Mid-City Holiday Market
When: 11 to 4 p.m.
Where: Comiskey Park
Price: Free to attend
Can’t make the holiday market in the 9th Ward? This one in Mid-City features local artists and crafters, live music, family-friendly entertainment, food and activities. Click here for more information.