Christmas in the Park returns this December to Moncus Park

Lafayette, LA, November 8, 2022—

The magic of Christmas returns to Moncus Park! Christmas in the Park presented by First Horizon Bank is a free three-night seasonal experience beginning Friday, December 16 through Sunday, December 18. The event features live music on the First Horizon Amphitheater stage, photos with Santa, local food trucks, kids’ activities, sleigh rides, and more!

Along with Christmas in the Park, Moncus Park will host three additional holiday events, Teddy Bear Tea presented by Roots Pediatric Dentistry, a children’s tea with a presentation of delicious holiday food, tasty pastries, and unlimited mimosas for adults, the Mistletoe & Mystery Brunch, an immersive and interactive theatrical dining experience, and Movies at Moncus, an evening of caroling with a holiday movie on the big screen!

Experience the spirit of Christmas amid the beautiful setting of Lafayette’s largest green space this December at Moncus Park!

 Key Details:

Christmas in the Park presented by First Horizon

  • Friday, December 16 – Sunday, December 18
  • 6:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Live music by Chubby Carrier, Gerald Gruenig and Gentilly Zydeco, Wayne Toups
  • Kids Activities
  • Photos with Santa
  • Food available for purchase
  • Sleigh rides
  • $10 on-site parking

Teddy Bear Tea presented by Roots Pediatric Dentistry

  • Saturday, December 17
  • Two seatings available: 10:00 am or 2:00 pm
  • Treats and beverages included for all guests.
  • Unlimited mimosas for adults.
  • Purchase tickets at

Mistletoe & Mystery Brunch

  • Sunday, December 18
  • Two seatings available: 10:00 am or 2:00 pm
  • Brunch and beverages included.
  • Purchase tickets at

Movies at Moncus with Caroling

  • Wednesday, December 21
  • 6:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Caroling led by Wonderland Performing Arts
  • Food and treats available for purchase
  • $10 on-site parking

For more information on this year’s Christmas events, visit

Thank You Sponsors

Moncus Park thanks our sponsors for making these incredible events possible. Major sponsors include First Horizon Bank, Roots Pediatric Dentistry, Service Chevrolet Cadillac, Cumulus Media, KLFY News 10, LUS Fiber, Darnall, Sikes Wealth Partners, Darnall, Sikes & Frederick CPAs, KADN News 15, KRVS, Acadiana Profile, Cajun Carts, Jones Walker, and Haynie Family Foundation.


About Moncus Park

Moncus Park is a supporter-funded nonprofit dedicated to developing and maintaining these 100-acres of greenspace, showcasing the cultures and talents of Acadiana, uniting communities through celebrations, and creating traditions together. Moncus Park does not receive local tax dollars for maintenance or operations, nor is it included in Lafayette Consolidated Government’s annual budget. This nonprofit park conservancy model is the first in Acadiana and a growing trend across the country. Learn more by visiting