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Children's Events in New Orleans

From our many museums to plays and performances, New Orleans has so much to offer for families and kids. As home to City Park, the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium and Insectarium as well as festivals with special areas designed just for children, New Orleans knows how to party, family style. Check out a list of activities that will have the kids entertained and happy.

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Saturday Dec 08, 2012

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Celebration in the Oaks

December 8, 2012 – January 1, 2013
  • Location: New Orleans Botanical Garden
  • Address: Victory Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70124
  • Time: Friday and Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Sunday - Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of the most beautiful holiday light exhibits in the country. Closed December 24th and December 31st. 
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Creole Queen's Cajun Holiday Tea with Papa Noel

December 08 – 22, 2012
  • Location: Creole Queen
  • Address: 1 Poydras Street @ Riverwalk Marketplace, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 1:30 PM
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Each December, the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler is transformed into a Cajun Christmas wonderland.  Papa Noel, his Elf Magician, and Cajun Gator are sure to delight.  Guests can even hold a rea... more
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Critter Cinema Night sponsored by LASPCA

December 8, 2012
  • Location: The LA/SPCA
  • Address: 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 6:00pm-9:00am
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Great fun for animal-loving, pizza-eating, movie-watching kids! What better way to end the week than getting cozy with kitties & puppies, enjoying G-rated critter movies, making friends with o... more
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Festival of Trees

December 08 – 21, 2012
  • Location: Louisiana Children's Museum
  • Address: 420 Julia St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM Sunday 12:00 PM-4:30 PM
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Celebrate the holidays by visiting an enchanted forest of decorated trees sponsored by community partners representing the arts, culture, food, and literature of the region.
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Gingerbread Holiday Tea

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, New Orleans Hotel Collection
  • Address: 2829 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062
  • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
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The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel presents its second annual Gingerbread Tea on December 8, 2012! Join us for this great family holiday event in Kenner. There will be a lunch buffet for adult... more
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Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays Family Tea with Santa

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Longue Vue House and Gardens
  • Address: 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
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Join Santa at Longue Vue with caroling, crafts, and good cheer!  Have photos taken with Santa.  Toast the holidays with a complimentary glass of bubbly cheer, served with hot chocolate, cook... more
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Jingle Bugs

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
  • Address: 423 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Bug out with a day of family fun with butterflies and bugs!  See the newly renovated butterfly garden, meet Santa Claus, try Bug Nog, play the Gum Drop game for prizes, and catch a buggy reading ... more
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Reindeer Run and Romp

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Audubon Aquarium of the Americas A Facility of Audubon
  • Address: #1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Registration 8:00 AM, Race starts at 9:00 AM
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Calling all kids!  The Downtown Development District and Entergy present the 3rd annual holiday fun run for kids!  Participants receive bells for their sneakers, antlers, race t-shirts, and ... more
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Tea Party for the Dolls

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Beauregard-Keyes House
  • Address: 1113 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 1:45 PM-3:00 PM
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The Tea Party for Dolls is back for Christmas 2012!  Enjoy tea and the Christmas season with some of Mrs. Keyes favorite dolls.  Open to all ages, be sure to bring a favorite doll too! ... more
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