Don’t Miss Santa’s Arrival Celebration at Lakeside Shopping Center

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Don’t Miss Santa’s Arrival Celebration at Lakeside Shopping Center

Join us at Lakeside Shopping Center to kick off the most wonderful time of the year with Santa’s Arrival Celebration! On November 18th, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, Frosty, and all their friends will parade their way through the mall down to Candy Cane Lane.

Doors open at 9 am, and the parade starts at the Veterans Skylight at 9:30 am. Once the parade ends at Candy Cane Lane, take part in a festive sing-a-long at 10 am! The North Pole Express Train Ride will take off starting at 10:15 am. Don’t forget to grab a picture with Santa before you leave!

Don't Miss Santa's Arrival Celebration at Lakeside Shopping CenterHere’s What You Need To Know Before You Go:

Where: Lakeside Shopping Center

When: November 18, 2023

What Time: Doors open at 9:00 am

Holiday Parade | 9:30 am
Begins near Veterans Skylight and ends at Candy Cane Lane (Center Court)

Holiday Sing-A-Long | 10:00 am
Sing Holiday favorites with Santa & Mrs. Claus at Candy Cane Lane (Center Court)

Santa Photos | 10:15 am
Capture your family memory with a visit and photo with Santa!

North Pole Express Train | 10:15 am
Train rides for your little elves begin at 10:15 am!

Cost: $20 per Family of 5; Children under 1 are free

Tickets: Purchase your tickets here!

What Is Included in a $20 Family Pass? The following:

  • Up to 5 family members per family pass, children under 1 are free
  • Food court voucher of your choice to either Reginelli’s, Häagen-Dazs or Café du Monde.
  • A train ride voucher for all children in your party on The North Pole Express
  • Can’t make it to the parade? Come take Santa photos or ride the train throughout the entire holiday season!

Santa Photos are available:
November 18 – December 24, 2023
Monday–Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: Noon – 6:00 pm

Book Online and avoid waiting, but walk ups are always welcome!

North Pole Express Train is open:
November 18, 2023 – January 7, 2024
Monday–Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: Noon – 6:00 pm
$2/ride – Cash Only

Looking for more holiday family fun? New Orleans Mom has tons of resources on everything from where to find Christmas Lights, places to check out, DIYs, and recipes!


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