Here is a list of Christmas events and parades in Acadiana.
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The Vidrine Fire Department will hold a Santa Run on Christmas Eve. The event starts at the Vidrine Fire Station at 1:30 and will pass through several neighborhoods before arriving at Vidrine Elementary around 3:30. There, participants will be able to take photos with Santa.
Jefferson Davis Parish
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE and LIVE NATIVITY
5:00 - 5:30 PM
LAFAYETTE MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY
PEACE CHAPEL MAUSOLEUm on 2111 W PINHOOK ROAD
PLEASE BRING AN ORNAMENT IN REMEMBRANCE OF YOUR LOVED ONE. CHILDREN ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CHRISTMAS NATIVITY
December 16 - December 29
- Moncus Park kicks off its opening season with a holiday celebration, Christmas in the Park. The 12-night seasonal event will take place from Thursday, December 16 to Wednesday, December 29, 2021, from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Along with live music, the event will feature a wide variety of fun and activities for the whole family including six separate kid’s activities per night, a visit from Santa, a Christmas Market and General Store, selfie stations, a live art installation, local food vendors, specialty cocktails and beverages, and so much more.
Live entertainment will take place each night with performances varying from 30 minutes to more than two hours in length featuring local school and church choirs and regional performers.
In lieu of a live performance, on Sunday, December 19, the event will feature the holiday classic film, Elf, on the big screen.
Thurs, 12/23, 7:00 PM Caroling w/Dave Trainer, 8:00 PM The Good Dudes
Sun, 12/26, 7:30 PM Chubby Carrier
Mon, 12/27, 7:30 PM Kelli Jones + The Lindas
Tue, 12/28, 7:30 PM Ray Boudreaux
Wed, 12/29, 7:30 PM Rebirth Brass Band
Prepaid ticket prices are $10 per person and can be purchased online. Tickets at the door will be $15 and can be paid by cash or with credit card. Additional ticketing options include Family Passes that include tickets for five and close parking for $55 and VIP tickets that include access for two to our VIP tent, four complimentary drinks, and on-site parking for $150. Family passes and VIP tickets must be purchased in advance. General admission ticket purchases include free parking at Cajun Field with a short shuttle ride to and from Moncus Park. To purchase your ticket or learn more about Christmas in the Park visit www.moncuspark.org/christmas.
- A Christmas Eve candlelight service and live nativity will be held Friday, December 24, from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Lafyette Memorial Park Cemetery's Peace Chapel Mausoleum. It's located at 2111 W Pinhook Road. You're asked to bring an ornament in remembrance of loved ones. If you wish to have your children participate in the Christmas nativity, please call 337-235-3062 by December 21
St. Landry Parish
St. Martin Parish
St. Mary Parish
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