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Friday, December 6th
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
North Boulevard Town Square
Join us under downtown's historic oaks to commemorate Baton Rouge's oldest holiday tradition. Transforming the winter sky into a wonderland, North Boulevard will be lit with half a million sparkling lights. Experience the magic beneath the 35-foot Christmas tree in North Boulevard Town Square. Enjoy free ice skating and for the first time sled down six tons of real snow at the Repentance Park Snow Village. New this year will be LIVE Street Theatre! Interact and listen to actors as they help Santa bring up the Christmas Spirit in Town Square. The Street Theatre will accompany all of your favorites such as balloon artist, magicians, stilt walkers, and more. Visit Santa's Gift Shop and listen to holiday music during an evening of visual, and performing arts. Don't miss the many downtown holiday open houses and art showings.
Click below to view the attached flyer and check out what Downtown Baton Rouge has to offer throughout the month of December!
2013 Holiday Season Schedule of Events and Festival of Lights Flyer
Christmas Music Playlist
Enjoy a compilation of Christmas music while browsing the site!
|All I want for Christmas is You
|Jolly Old St. Nicholas
|Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
|God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Barenaked Ladies/S. McLachlan
|Let it Snow
Swing Into Christmas Street Dance
Santa’s Gift Shoppe
Shaw Center Plaza, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Shop early for the holidays at Santa’s specialty shops. Find innovative, handcrafted gifts from talented local artisans at Baton Rouge’s most unique shopping experience! Coordinated by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.
|Free Snow Sledding |
Repentance Park, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sled down six (6) tons of real snow on the Repentance Park slopes!
|Classic Christmas Movies
Showing inside Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center, 6:30 pm – 9 p.m.
Special Holiday Gift Shops
Don't miss the many Special Holiday Gift Shops downtown! For all of your Holiday Shopping needs please visit one of the many shops in the downtown area! Specialty items and gift certificates available at local coffee shops, spas, and other area merchants. For contact information please check out the link: Downtown Merchant Listing