Come to Natchitoches, Louisiana on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013, and experience the opening ceremonies to kick off the 2013 Natchitoches Christmas Season. “Turn on the Holidays!” is an all day celebration including activities and entertainment for the whole family.
A Salute to the Natchitoches – 300 years a Tri-Centennial Celebration
TBD – Toy Run – Natchitoches Motorcycle Riders – Begins at Bank of Montgomery (Washington Street location). Gates open at 9:00 am – Bring a toy or cash! Motorcycles only.
10:00 a.m. – Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District. 550 Second St. FREE
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Children’s Festivities – Downtown Riverbank, FREE
4:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. Holiday Open House – Historic District Business Association (Shops & attractions open late)
5:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. Musical entertainment on the downtown riverbank stage – FREE
6:30 p.m. Festival of Lights Opening Night Ceremony & Fireworks over Cane River Lake – Downtown Riverbank FREE
7:00 p.m. Fireworks over Cane River Lake – FREE