CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK presented by First Horizon Bank

Friday, December 16 | Saturday, December 17 | Sunday, December 18
FREE, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Music by Chubby Carrier (12/16), Gerald Gruenig and Gentilly Zydeco (12/17), Wayne Toups (12/18)

Local Choirs

 Christmas Hay Rides

S’mores Stations

Hot Chocolate

Food & Snacks Available for Purchase

Santa’s Workshop (Kids Zone) presented by Delhomme Funeral Home

Santa & Mrs. Claus (photos available for purchase)

Educational Reptile Encounter with Schoolhouse Safari

Photo Opportunities

Christmas Crafts with Moncus Park and Community Partners Louisiana Cares

Storytime with Local Author featuring “The Alycat Series,” “It’s Just Hair,” & “Rise and Shine Sweet Child”

Face Painting with Dip and Dabble Face Painting & Body Art (price varies)

Teddy Bear Mobile (option to purchase bear)

Notarized letters to Santa with Brandt & Sherman Injury Lawyers


The Moncus Park lot will close daily at 2:00 pm each day. $10 on-site event parking at Moncus Park will start 5:00 pm. Free parking and shuttle are available at Cajun Field (enter from Bertrand) from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Grab a friend (or three) and lend a hand at this year’s Christmas in the Park!

Volunteers can help out with Event Setup, including but not limited to, signage, tents and chairs, load-in, or Event Assistance with guest services, kids’ activities, parking, and cleanup. Volunteer support is crucial to making this event a success! Sign up today by clicking the link below.

TEDDY BEAR TEA presented by Roots Pediatric Dentistry

Saturday, December 17 

Moncus Park’s magic-filled Teddy Bear Tea includes a specialty menu and entertainment designed for the young and the young at heart! Mrs. Claus welcomes families while they enjoy a presentation of delicious holiday food, tasty pastries, and unlimited mimosas for Mom and Dad!

*Tickets Required*


Arrival Time: You may arrive up to 30 minutes prior to the event for check-in. (9:30 am or 1:30 pm)

Entertainment: Princess Elsa & Spiderman (10:00 am), Elf & Captain America (2:00 pm)

Greetings and Photo Opportunities: Santa & Mrs. Claus (professional photos are included), Madi Conrad – Miss Louisiana Collegiate USA 2023, Kelsey Mire – Louisiana Pecan Festival Queen

Activities: Storytime with Mrs. Claus, Ornament Decoration, Reindeer Food, Garland Making

Menu: Tea Sandwiches (Ham & Chicken Salad), Chicken Penne Pasta, Eggs, Bacon, Sweet Pastries, Coffee, Assorted Tea, Apple Juice, Unlimited Mimosas for Adults

Parking: Please enter Moncus Park from the south and turn right into the roundabout. Show your parking pass (received via email) and they will direct you to your designated parking space. 

MISTLETOE & MYSTERY BRUNCH presented by Cumulus Media

Sunday, December 18 | 10 am

*2:00 pm seating moved to 10 am*

In this interactive mystery, guests will meet a slew of sleighing suspects, one of which is a merry murderer! Who of our investigators will crack the case and send Santa’s slayer to the top of the naughty list? There’s only one way to find out! Don your Christmas attire and be a part of this exciting event at Moncus Park for Mistletoe and Mystery!

*Tickets Required*

Wednesday, December 21 | 6 – 9 pm

This family-fun event begins with emcee Taylor Trache of News 15 and cheerful carols led by Wonderland Performing Arts followed by How the Grinch Stole Christmas on the big screen! Snacks and beverages available for purchase.



Jones Walker

Haynie Family Foundation

Hilton Garden Inn

Schilling Distribution Company

LPSS Community Skills Program

Party Central

LaFleur Therapy Center

Hole Opener Corporation