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Plan Your Holiday

It's easy to plan your next visit to one or several of the cities along the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights. First, check out the map and decide which part of the trail you'd like to start on and where you would like to end. Then, select a region or choose from several options to find your favorite offerings and build your itinerary. Then, visit our lodging section and select a region to book your hotel accommodations and stay awhile. You can also select a themed itinerary to make your travel planning experience even easier and enjoy the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights, as well as learn about about shopping opportunities on the Louisiana Shopping Trail.

E.g., 07/18/2019
E.g., 07/18/2019

Join us for the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets – Bass Pro Shops Annual Santa Parade and Opening of Santa’s Wonderland. The parade will begin at Courtyard by Marriott Shreveport-Bossier City/Louisiana Boardwalk at 4:30 p.m. and end at Bass Pro Shops, where Santa will light up the store to start the holiday season.

Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets
540 Boardwalk Blvd
Bossier City, LA 71111
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets-Bossier City
11/29/2019 | 11/30/2019 | 12/01/2019 | 12/06/2019 | 12/07/2019 | 12/08/2019 | 12/13/2019 | 12/14/2019 | 12/15/2019 | 12/20/2019 | 12/21/2019 | 12/22/2019

Walk through a winter wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights, giant Christmas cards, nightly entertainment, Roseland Express train rides, photos with Santa, and more. 

American Rose Center
8877 jefferson Paige Road
Shreveport, LA

Celebrate the holiday season with fireworks over the Red River, Christmas music, food trucks, Santa Claus, and more. 

Riverview Park and Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets
12/05/2019 | 12/06/2019 | 12/07/2019

Alexandria Zoo is lighting up the season with Holiday Light Safari. Create wonderful holiday memories with a casual stroll through the Zoo’s colorful environment sparkling with thousands of lights and whimsical lighted animal figures.

Holiday Light Safari features hundreds of thousands of lights, holiday train rides, Santa, kids' activities, and more!

December 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 & 26-28, 2019
(Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays)

Alexandria Zoological Park
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
Holiday Light Safari 2019

This exclusive shopping experience chauffeurs participants to locally-owned retailers along Line Avenue. Tinsel shoppers can enjoy food, entertainmnt, discounts, and more. 

Line Avenue Shopping District

The annual Country Christmas Festival entertains guests with delcious food, entertainment, crafts, holiday lights, and more.

100 Front St

More Info to come.

Downtown Pineville
Pineville, LA

The Cenla Christmas Spectacular is back for its twelfth year; ready to bring you the same great yuletide
entertainment that you’ve come to expect. Completely home grown here in Cenla. Featuring performing arts
organizations from all over Cenla, performances by the Lagniappe Theatre Company, and your two favorite Cajun radio hosts Dirty Coutille and Jean “the Clod” Claude. Don’t miss your chance to have your Christmas Spirit lifted and have your funny bone tickled!

Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
1202 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301