River Region Art Santa Shop
November 1st-December 31st
The Art Depot Gallery of the River Region Art Association is opening its Santa Shop on November 1st!
Our annual Santa Shop will be filled with Christmas items so that you can complete your shopping list. Our artists are busy making Christmas tree ornaments, holiday cards, holiday home decor, jewelry, unique gift items, and much more! Children are always welcome at the Gallery, so have them join you as you shop.
The Santa Shop be open from November 1 – Dec 31 during our regular store hours: (Wed-Sat 11-4:30 and Sunday 12-4:00). Plan to visit our Santa Shop at the Art Depot Gallery in Gonzales. You won’t be disappointed! Join us at the Art Depot Gallery, River Region Art Association 320 E. Ascension St., Suite C, Gonzales, LA 70737. For more information call, 225-644-8496.
Shadrack Christmas Wonderland
November 16th – January 6th
LAMAR DIXON EXPO CENTER – 9039 S ST LANDRY AVE GONZALES, LA 70737
2 MILES OF CUSTOM MAGIC
Come see us opening night on November 16th 2018! The show will be closing on January 6th 2019.
M-F: Dusk – 10PM
Sat-Sunday: Dusk-10PM or Later
Including Holidays, even in the rain!
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are very popular nights to visit the lights show. Because of this, long lines should be expected and wait times can be long. Please visit us Mondays – Thursdays to avoid extended wait times. Thank you!
2018 RATES, PAID UPON ADMISSION
- Cars or Family Vans (8 passengers or less): $25
- Activity Van, Limo, or Mini/Half Bus: $40
- Tour/School Bus: $80
Tickets are purchased on-site from the comfort of your own vehicle. We accept cash and credit cards!
Free photos with Santa
JFA Christmas Parade
December 9, 2018
Join is for the Annual JFA Christmas Parade at 1:00pm December 9th in Gonzales. The parade featuresbands, marching groups and floats by school clubs, Scouts, church, nonprofits and businesses.
THE PARADE PARTICIPANTS WILL LINE UP ON IRMA BOULEVARD IN THE DIRECTION OF CORNERVIEW ROAD. THE PARADE LINE UP WILL CONTINUE TO GO DOWN IRMA BOULEVARD AND TAKE A LEFT ONTO CORNERVIEW ROAD, TRAVEL ON UP TO BURNSIDE AVENUE AND TAKE A LEFT ON BURNSIDE AVENUE AND TRAVEL TO EAST BANK SHOPPING CENTER WHERE THE PARADE WILL END.
Plans are for Irma Boulevard to be closed off completely at Cornerview Road and Worthy Road with drop offs at East Ascension High School. Floats will enter the line up from Worthy Road onto Irma Boulevard as directed by parade committee members.
Further information in regards to the line up of parade participants, i.e., floats, bands and organizations will be forthcoming from the Gonzales JFA Christmas Parade Committee. We hope you will join us for our annual parade on December 9, 2018 at 1PM.
Baton Rouge Symphony Holiday Brass
December 9, 2018
The beautiful grounds of Houmas House set the scene for a special edition of Holiday Brass, led by Associate Conductor David Torns. The Symphony brass players perform traditional holiday favorites, including some custom arrangements for the Baton Rouge Symphony. Stephanie Gustafson is highlighted as harp soloist.
The concert will take place outside in front of the historic mansion (weather permitting). Refreshments are available for purchase, and you can call ahead to make a reservation for a lovely dinner afterwards. Voted “Best Historic Mansion” by USA Today, Houmas House invites you to arrive early, stroll through the lush winter gardens, and take in the magic of the holidays.