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Natchitoches Christmas Festival

A Yuletide celebration featuring the Festival of Lights. More than 300,000 commercial-grade lights line the city streets and bridges and 77 massive handmade sets line the Cane River. Other offerings include a large parade, live entertainment by popular artists, dozens of food vendors, carnival rides, river cruises, carriage and trolley tours, and a fireworks show.

Originally submitted by: John B. Breaux, Senator.

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