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35 Christmas Events on the Northshore

11/18/2019 (Permalink)

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Holiday'n in the Vines 

Enjoy an afternoon of live music featuring Christian Serpas and Ghost Town, Creole Tomateaux food truck, pony rides, and take pictures with Santa. 

Location: Pontchartrain Vineyards

Date: November 30th 

Time: Noon - 3:00 pm 

Cost: Free. Asking for donation of 3 perishable food items for the Northshore Food Bank

Annadele’s Plantation 2019 Reindeer Romp

Where: Annadele's Plantation

Enjoy a special Christmas buffet, petting zoo, Christmas games, live reindeer, and more!  Bring your camera for pictures with Santa. 

Date: December 1st 

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: Children $20 Adults $30

OnSTAGE at the Fuhrmann: Christmas Bingo 

Location: Fuhrmann Auditorium

Date: December 5th 

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: $20 advance, $25 day of

Christmas Extravaganza Arts & Crafts Expo

Louisiana's largest totally covered arts & crafts expo featuring food, live music, and kid rides. 

Location: Covington Fair Grounds

Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Date: December 6th, 7th, and 8th

Cost: $5 admission for adults, kids under 13 free

Old Mandeville Business Associations Sips of the Season Stroll

Grab your friends and join in the merriment of Christmas as you stroll Girod Street at dusk, stopping in to the brightly decorated shops and restaurants.

Location: Girod Street

Date: December 6th 

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: $22 per mug 

The Polar Express Pjs Storytime 

Location: Barnes and Nobles in Mandeville            

Date: December 6th 

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: Free   

NPAS Chorus Concert: Glory and Light

Location: Hosanna Lutheran Church 

Date: December 6th 

Time: 7:30 pm 

Cost: $21 adults, Children 10 and under are free

Christmas at TerraBella

Enjoy live holiday music from local talent, hot chocolate, and ride the TerraBella Express. Special appearance from Santa Clause to greet and consult with children about their wish lists.

Location: TerraBella Village

Date: December 6th 

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cost: Free live music and games. Ten dollars for pictures with Santa.

COAT DRIVE – please donate a new or gently worn coat, scarf, gloves, blanket or hat to benefit the homeless.

LPO Yuletide Celebration 

Location: Columbia Theater for Performing Arts

Date: December 6th 

Time: 7:30 pm 

Cost: Tickets range $17-$30

Old Towne Crawl: Christmas in Old Towne

Location: 200 Block of Carey Street

Date: December 6th 

Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Cost: Free

Pancake Breakfast with Santa to benefit the Northshore Kiwanis Club 

Location: Fontainebleau High School

Date: December 7th

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am 

Cost: $5 per tickets or $20 a family. Free pictures with Santa. With opportunity to purchase Christmas cards.

Northlake Academy of Music Choir

Come see the Christmas light display at Koop Drive in Mandeville and listen to the beautiful voices of Northlake Academy of Music's Choir! Bring your family and friends and join us for a wonderful evening to get into the Christmas spirit!

Location: Koop Drive

Date: December 7th

Time: 6:00 pm

Cost: Free

Breakfast with Santa

Location: Lakeview Regional Medical Center

Date: December 7th

Time: 9:00 am - Noon 

Cost: Free

Merry Madisonville 

Join your family and friends at Madisonville Town Hall on December 7th for the 11th annual Merry Madisonville! Ring in the holiday season and Christmas with a fun, family event including a parade, caroling, and kids' activities and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus in "Santa's Workshop," sponsored by the Madisonville Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Madisonville.

Location: Madisonville Town Hall 

Date: December 7th

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Cost: Free

St. Tammany Art Association Holiday Festival of Arts

Downtown Covington is the place to be December 7, 2019 as the town presents the third annual St. Tammany’s Holiday Festival of Arts. Eight hours. Two blocks. And something for everyone on your list. It’s a great opportunity for holiday shopping, and it’s taking place on Lee Lane.

Location: Downtown Covington 

Date: December 7th 

Time: 9:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost: Free

Winter on the Water

The event celebrating winter and its holidays takes place along Lakeshore Drive from Pontchartrain Yacht Harbor to the Gazebo. Live performances including Benny Grunch & the Bunch and the bell choir. 

Date: December 7th 

Location: Mandeville lakefront

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Cost: Free

Christmas on the Northshore Concert

St. Timothy on the Northshore UMC presents the annual celebration of the holidays, Christmas on the Northshore, a collaborative arts project impacting thousands of members of the Northshore community.

Artists include the Big Easy Award-winning St. Timothy Choir, Northshore Orchestra, the St. Timothy Youth Chorale and several guest soloists.

Location: St. Timothy on the Northshore UMC

Date: December 8th

Time: One matinee at 3:00 pm and one evening performance at 7:00 pm will be presented. Each 75-minute concert will include a variety of well-loved Christmas favorites and even includes an audience sing-along!

Cost: Free, but reservations recommended

History and Holly Home Tour

The pedestrian-friendly tour will feature festively adorned homes in a quaint Covington neighborhood, wine tasting along the route, and holiday music. Trams will also be available. For more information, visit www.CovingtonHeritageFoundation.com.

Location: Tour begins at Jefferson House 

Date: December 8th 

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Cost: $20

2nd Annual Christmas in Louisiana

Coquille Parks & Recreation presents 2nd Annual Christmas in Louisiana. More than 50 local artisan vendors and direct sales entrepreneurs will be featured, as well as pictures with Santa.

Location: Coquille Parks & Rec

Date: December 7th and 8th 

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Christmas on the Bayou

Location: Playmakers Inc, Community Theater

Date: December 13th - 15th 

Time: 8 pm Friday & Saturday, 2 pm on Sunday

Cost: $15

LPO Yuletide Celebration

Location: Slidell Municipal Auditiorium 

Date: December 8th 

Time: 2:30 pm 

Cost: Tickets range $20-$37             

Christmas Carols at the Covington Trailhead 

Join the Crispin Schroeder band for a Christmas celebration at the Covington Trailhead.

Location: Covington Trailhead 

Date: December 13th 

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm 

Cost: Free

Ballet Apetrei Presents The Nutcracker

Ballet Apetrei presents its 31st production of The Nutcracker in December as part of its 2019-
2020 season.

Date: December 13th and 14th 

Time: Performances will take place on Friday, December 13th at 7 pm and Saturday, December 14th at 2 and 7 pm at the Mandeville High School Theater, 1 Skipper Drive.

Location: Mandveille High School 

Cost: Tickets range $10-$35

Candlelight Caroling

Location: Covington Trailhead

Date: December 13th

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Deck the Rails

Free children-friendly holiday event and lighting of the Covington Trailhead. Craft activities, Santa Claus and an outdoor movie. 

Bring lawn chairs and blankets and don't forget your camera for pictures with Santa!

Location: Covington Trailhead

Date: December 14th 

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

Cost: Free

3rd Annual Grinch Mas

Times and event schedule varies. For details visit https://www.northshorehydrosports.com/book-online?fbclid=IwAR2bLAaf0TCsQvf31qwG2OXBqYhzRvktBRIhH7JSIjgAzKHV6J_6Dvwwl6w

Folsom Horse and Wagon Christmas Parade

Bring the entire family out to Folsom as Santa arrives in a horse-drawn wagon in the Folsom Horse and Wagon Christmas Parade!

Location: Village of Folsom

Date: December 14th 

Time: 1:00 pm 

Cost: Free

Lacombe's Christmas Celebration

Lacombe Recreation District #4 presents Lacombe's Christmas Celebration on Saturday, December 14, starting at 1:00 PM. The parade features costumed riders in decorated vehicles, walking groups, dance troupes, marching bands and more.

Location: Starts at Sacred Heart Church, ends at Lacombe Post Office

Date: December 14th 

Time: Begins at 1:00 pm 

Photos with Santa @ The Southern

Location: The Southern Hotel

Date: December 15th 

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost: $35

Celtic Angels Christmas Concert

Celebrate the many moods of Christmas and immerse yourself in Celtic Angels Christmas. This show captivates audiences of all ages with the magic of Christmas in an awe-inspiring show which encompasses vocal and instrumental, seasonal and Irish favorites along with spectacular, world-class, champion Irish dancing.

Location: Fuhrmann Auditorium 

Date: December 18th 

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of

Slidell's Bayou Christmas

An opening ceremony will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, Dec.18, and continues nightly through Dec. 23, opening at 6:00 PM each night. The festive event features Crescent City Amusements rides, live entertainment each night by local dance groups, schools, choirs, bands, choruses and more, and pictures with Santa. Local restaurants and caterers will have food for purchase. Entertainment and rides close on Monday, but displays will remain lighted for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25 for the community to enjoy.

Location: Heritage Park 

Date: December 18th - 23rd 

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Cost: Free 

Family Movie Night 

Location: Mandeville Trailhead 

Date: December 20th 

Time: Pictures with Santa from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm , movie begins at 7:00 pm 

Cost: Free

LPO's Baroque Christmas: Handel's Messiah

Location: First Baptist Church of Covington 

Date: December 20th 

Time: 7:30 pm 

Cost: Adult tickets $20-$55, Student with valid student ID or Child $10

Deck the Park with Pyrotechnics 

Location: Coquille Park 

Date: December 21st 

Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of 

Swing into Christmas with 101 Big Band

Location: Covington Fuhrmann Center

Date: December 22nd 

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost: $20 advanced or $25 day of 

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