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Weekend Picks: Holidays are in full swing!

Baby, Santa is everywhere!

Published on Wednesday, Dec 5th, 2018

So, it’s not cold outside, but the city is all lit up with the spirit of Christmas!

Here are our weekend picks for Dec. 7-9:

7th Ward Chocolate Santa at the Pythian Market

Date: Dec. 7, 3-5 p.m.
Price: $35 (cash only)
Description: Take pictures with Mr. Fred, the famous 7th Ward Chocolate Santa! Spots are first come, first served. You’re encouraged to come early for a guaranteed spot.
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Pythian Market
Getting there
234 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Open Now
Mon-Thu 8am–9pm
Fri-Sat 8am–10pm
Sun 8am–9pm
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Krampus: A Haunted Christmas

Date: Dec. 7-8, 7:30 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Price: $24.99
Description: Krampus is taking over the New Orleans Nightmare Haunted House, taking on Christmas with a scary twist.
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New Orleans Nightmare Haunted House
Getting there
319 Butterworth St, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
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Running of the Santas

Date: Dec. 8, 11 a.m.
Price: $20
Description: Running of the Santas is part of a national bar tour, where hundreds of people dressed as Santa break out along the route from Manning’s to Generations Hall.
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Manning's
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Getting there
519 Fulton St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Open Now
Mon-Thu 11:30am–10pm
Fri 11:30am–11pm
Sat 10:30am–11pm
Sun 10:30am–10pm
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Donuts with Santa

Date: Dec. 8, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Price: $25
Blue Dot Donuts are teaming up with New Orleans Moms Blog for pictures and donuts with Santa Claus. Tickets include unlimited food, drinks and sweets. A holiday market will also be there.
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The Cannery
Getting there
3803 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri 9am–5pm
Sat-Sun Closed
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Santa’s Candy Cane Hunt and Holiday Bash at Algiers Plaza

Date: Dec. 8, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Price: Free
It’s the first time for this candy cane hunt, where there will also be pictures with Santa, video games, a spacewalk, food and drinks.
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Algiers Plaza
Getting there
4100 General De Gaulle Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131, USA
Open Now
Mon-Sun Open 24 hours
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Shots Fired: Watch the Saints game with Very Local

Date: Dec. 9, 12 p.m.
Price: Free
Description: Join us at Finn McCool’s, where we’ll be celebrating the Saints’ first touchdown with shots for the first 50 people.
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Finn McCool's Irish Pub
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Getting there
3701 Banks St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
Open Now
Mon-Thu 11am–2am
Fri-Sun 9am–3am
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