From December 20 - 31, experience NOLA ChristmasFest - the Crescent City's signature holiday celebration. Hosted at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, this indoor family holiday fun features New Orleans' only ice skating rink, the Kringle Carousel, carnival rides and inflatables, Santa and holiday characters, children's crafts, decorated trees, dazzling lights and more! The Ice Skating Rink Made of real ice, the wintery wonderland extends 52 feet by 140 feet. While skaters are welcome to bring their own skates, a range of sizes will available onsite. This new attraction is sure to brighten up holiday plans for visitors and locals alike. Get ready to bring the entire family to show their best camel spins, cross strokes and more ice skating moves, while enjoying the Crescent City at its finest holiday event. Additional Entertainment This family-friendly celebration in the Crescent City's Warehouse/Arts District will also feature two miles of lights (both indoors and outdoors!) and indoor Christmas activities. Kids of all ages will have a chance to meet special Christmas characters such as Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and all their friends. Professional photographers will be on hand to capture your special holiday memories and autographs will be available from all characters throughout the event. The Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Amazing Funhouse Maze, Snowy Summit Climbing Wall and other carnival rides and inflatables are just a few of the many attractions that await children out of school for the holidays. NOLA ChristmasFest Tickets Beginning Nov. 1, general admission tickets for the NOLA ChristmasFest can be purchased online or at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Ticketmaster Box. Weekday Tickets - $20 Weekend Tickets - $25 General admission tickets include access to all rides and activities within the festival. Add-ons such as images with Santa Claus can be purchased at an additional cost.