Turn on the Holidays

2016 Turn on the Holidays Poster

Turn on the Holidays November 19

A Louisiana Main-to-Main & Natchitoches Christmas Event

The City of Natchitoches will "Turn on the Holidays" on Saturday, November 19! Turn on the Holidays is a Louisiana Main to Main and Natchitoches Christmas event that officially marks the beginning of the Natchitoches Christmas Festival season. The event will feature live musical performances, amusements, food, lights and fireworks. Admission is free and open to the public.

Turn on the Holidays, the official start to the six-week Natchitoches Chrsitmas season, is an entire day of family entertainment in downtown Natchitoches. The event kicks off the festival season as the city prepares for the 90th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival taking place on Saturday, December 3, 2016.

Turn on the Holidays will feature amusement and food vendors along the downtown riverbank and live performances by local spirit groups, Trace and D'Nissa, and the NOLA Dukes Band. In addition, the Natchitoches Historic District Business Association will host a Holiday Open House at which visitors and locals alike can preveiw the latest holiday merchandise and trends. The festivities wrap up with a spectacular fireworks show over Cane River Lake and the official turning on of hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights.

For more information on Turn on the Holidays, please call the Natchitoches Main Street office at (318) 352-2746 or visit www.downtownnatchitoches.com. For more information on the Natchitoches Christmas Festival and Christmas Season, visit www.NatchitochesChristmas.com.