Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? The New Orleans Convention Center is hosting the 4th annual NOLA Christmas Fest, December 16-30th! This year’s event features an indoor ice rink (the only one in the city) plus carnival rides, games, food, and fun! The festivities will be hosted in Halls I and J of the Convention center, open daily from 10AM-8PM. For tickets and more info click here.

For more sights and sounds of holiday spirit, visit Miracle on Fulton Street, only steps away from the Convention Center, which features interactive art installations, scheduled snow falls, live music, and more! Oh and it’s free!