Start your morning with coffee or a sweet treat from one of our local coffee shops. Fuel up for what’s about to be a day of holiday cheer!
First stop is Santa’s Christmas Village at the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum! Snow shows, cookie decorating, a light show, rides down Mount Sneaux, and photo ops are on the agenda. Santa Claus will be there to hear what’s on everyone’s Christmas list, so come prepared!
Already seen Santa this year? Lucky you! You can head to one of our many attractions for a fun afternoon. Take a walk on the wild side at the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo or step into history at the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum.
It’s time to eat! With over 100 locally owned restaurants in Monroe-West Monroe, you’re sure to find something to please everyone in your group. Try Catfish Charlie’s for thin & crispy catfish that will have you coming back for more or Flying Heart Brewing & Pub for pizza, pretzels, wings, and more!
Rest up! It’s a big night.
Christmas lights take over the Twin Cities and are not to be missed! The City of Monroe is hosting their Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:00! Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and a movie following the lighting.
Candy Cane Lane will open at 6:00 PM with over one million Christmas lights to drive through. This mile-wooded drive, decorated with beautiful lights, is not to be missed!
Make the night bright at Christmas at Kiroli! Drive through a wonderland of lights and instantly feel holiday cheer.
Want to park your car? No worries! Head to Downtown West Monroe and hop on a Wagon Ride through the lights. See all the magical lights in Monroe-West Monroe in an open-air wagon.
That’s not all! There are more lights around Monroe-West Monroe waiting to be discovered.