It’s almost Christmas time and New Orleans is full of fun events for the family. This time of year is expensive but fun doesn’t have to break the bank. Here is all the free fun happening this week. 

Free Things To Do New Orleans on Monday

ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT SERIES 

Free holiday concerts with local New Orleans musicians from 6-7pm. Music by: Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

 6-8 pm at Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana. Take a tour of our House and meet our staff and guests while enjoying food, drinks, and entertainment!

Free Things To Do NEw Orleans on Tuesday 

ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT SERIES 

Free holiday concerts with local New Orleans musicians from 6-7pm. Music by: The Iguanas

Free Things To Do New Orleans on Wednesday  

HOLIDAYS ON HARRISON

Enjoy local school choirs, trolley rides, snow, kids activities and Santa from 5-8:30pm at the Harrison Ave. Marketplace.

ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT SERIES 

Free holiday concerts with local New Orleans musicians from 6-7pm. Music by: The Iguanas

Wednesday Movie Night 

Watch Elf and enjoy free popcorn and candy canes at Second Line Brewing at 7:30pm. 

Free Things To Do New Orleans on Thursday

ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT SERIES 

Free holiday concerts with local New Orleans musicians from 6-7pm. Music by:Christmas Organ Spectacular Featuring Emmanuel Culcasi 

Christmas in Rivertown

Stroll through the lights in Heritage Park, visit with Santa and see performances by local schools and dance groups from 6-9am in Kenner’s Rivertown.  

Free Things To Do new orleans on Friday

FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA

 6-9pm at Deanies Seafood in the French Quarter. Cocoa, cookies, and free photos with Santa.

MOVIES ON THE MISSISSIPPI

Watch Elf on a 26 ft. screen at Convention Center Plaza on Julia St at 6:30pm. 

 

Free Things To Do new orleans on Saturday

St. Nick Celebration

Holiday fun, live music, free pictures with Santa from 10am-4pm in Dutch Alley in the French Market.

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy breakfast with Santa, crafts, and more at St. Matthews UMC from 10am-12pm. Sign up by calling the church office 504-888-1155.

Christmas at the Market

Holiday performances, Santa and fun at the Westwego Farmer’s Market from 11am -3pm. 

Benny Grunch and the Bunch

The band will be performing in the Rouses on N. Carrolton from NOON-2pm. 

JINGLE DOWN THE BOULEVARD

NOON. This is the first year for this parade rolling through New Orleans East. Parades on Crowder Blvd, turns on to Haynes, then on Read and ends at the Lake Forest Plaza.

HARAHAN CHRISTMAS PARADE

NOON. Starts at Jefferson Hwy and Hord St, goes down Jefferson Hwy to Folse Ave.

ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH CHRISTMAS CONCERT SERIES 

Free holiday concerts with local New Orleans musicians from 4-5pm on various dates throughout the season. This week’s concert is includes, Lawrence Cotton Legendary Experience.

LIGHTS AT THE LAKE HOLIDAY BASH

December 15th from 4-8pm at the New Canal Lighthouse. Christmas boat parade, music from school choirs, activities, and more.

Caroling Under the Oak

Sing along to your favorite carols, enjoy some hot cocoa and listen to The Cajun Night Before Christmas at  Munholland UMC at 5pm.

FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA

6-9pm at Deanies Seafood in the French Quarter. Cocoa, cookies, and free photos with Santa.

Free Things To Do new Orleans on Sunday

Benny Grunch and the Bunch

The band will be performing in the Rouses on Tchoupitoulas from 10am-NOON 

ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT SERIES 

Free holiday concerts with local New Orleans musicians from 6-7pm. Music by: St. Louis Basilica Annual Christmas Concert

CAROLING IN JACKSON SQUARE

December 16th at 6:30 pm in Jackson Square. Sing your favorite Christmas carols by candlelight in Jackson Square. Gates open at 6:30 pm and caroling begins at 7 pm.

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