FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2023
CVB Contact: Alana Cooper
Discover Monroe-West Monroe Christmas Guide
Monroe-West Monroe, LA– The most wonderful time of year is here in Monroe-West Monroe! Discover Monroe-West Monroe has created a guide for all things Christmas. This guide will feature information about Christmas parades, events, holiday light maps, gift guides for local products, and more!
A few events you can enjoy this holiday season include Freedom Trees at the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, followed by Santa’s Christmas Village at the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum, holiday outdoor movies, Christmas at Biedenharn Museum and Gardens, and Candy Cane Lane, a drive-through light park in Calhoun.
And don’t forget to add Festival Weekend, December 1st – 3rd, to your holiday calendar! Festival weekend is packed full of holiday cheer with two parades, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ouachita Christmas Parade and the Bawcomville Redneck Parade. This unique holiday parade features such throws as toilet paper, packs of noodles, hot dogs, and the occasional turnip. Additional events this weekend include a Downtown Gallery Crawl, a 5K, live entertainment, and fireworks.
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For more information and a full list of holiday events in Monroe-West Monroe, visit christmasontheriver.org.
These events are part of the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights, a partnership of ten festive cities celebrating the holidays in North Louisiana. For more information about the trail, visit www.holidaytrailoflights.com.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe promotes Ouachita Parish as a destination for leisure travel, conventions, meetings, and sporting events creating a positive economic impact for our local community through increased visitor spending and sales tax collections. For more information about Discover Monroe-West Monroe, visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org.