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Christmas on the Cajun Coast Events Schedule

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November 25 – December 31, 2023

Traditional Idlewild Plantation Christmas Lighting
Driving tour will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Kemper Williams Park in Patterson for $4 per Vehicle (Dependent on Weather). Contact 985-395-2298 for more information. Sadams@stmaryparishla.gov

November 27, 2023
Annual Christmas Lighting in Berwick.  
See Santa arrive by boat, 6pm – 8pm, at the Lighthouse in Berwick.  Refreshments and live music at Lighthouse Food Court. Immediately following. Contact (985) 397-0793 for more information.

December 1 31, 2023

Always the month of December

Victorian Christmas at the Grevemberg House, 1529 Sterling Road (Hwy322), Franklin and Shadowlawn, 906 Main Street, Franklin with Victorian style tree and seasonal greenery the Grevemberg House and Shadowlawn will be decorated for Christmas. Contact 337-828-2092 for more information.

December 2, 2023

Marine Corps Band New Orleans Toys for Tots Christmas Concert with free admission, but a new unwrapped toy appreciated and will be held at 4 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium in Morgan City.Contact 985-380-4639 for more information. B.frow@cityofmc.com

December 2, 2023

Always 3rd Sunday of Advent

Annual “Lessons and Carols” Christmas Concert 2 p.m. at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Main Street in Franklin. Contact 337-828-3869 for more information. marysassumption@yahoo.com

December 2, 2023

Always 1st Saturday of December

City of Franklin 2022 Christmas Golf Cart Parade and Lamplighter Ceremony will be held with line up at 5 p.m. and parade will begin at 6 p.m. at corner of Jackson and Main Streets and ending at the Courthouse Square with the lighting of the parish tree immediately after the parade.

December 2, 2023 – January 1, 2023

Christmas Lights on Bayou Teche will be on nightly by tuning in to 93.5 FM on Teche Drive, Main in Franklin. Over 1 million lights along Parc Sur La Teche! 337-828-3631 for more info.

December 2, 2023

Franklin’s Bayou to Main Market Place
Shop for family and friends. Jewelry makers, artists, homemade goods, and food, 8 am to 2 pm. Downtown Franklin.

December 2, 2023
Jingle All the Way 5k Run, 8am, Bayou Bend Fitness Center sponsored run in Historic Downtown Franklin. (337) 828-3631

December 2, 2023
The Speed King of the South, Jimmy Wedell and the Golden Age of Aviation, presentation at Wedell Williams Aviation Museum, 12 to 1pm, by Dr. Kellie Hedgers.

December 2, 2023
Jingle & Mingle, Gala Christmas Party, 6 pm, West St. Mary Civic Center, 337-276-4896

December 8th at 7p.m. December 9th at 2p.m. 2023

It’s a Wonderful Life (1940’s style Radio show) Live in person in a theatrical production. This timeless Christmas Classic will allow the audience to travel back to yesteryear when radio was king, and life was simpler. See the show within the Show! See actors playing multiple characters while making sound effects come to life before your very eyes.

December 9, 2023

2023 Bernice Street Christmas by Candlelight will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Bernice Street (one way only) in Morgan City. There will be Santa, Popcorn, & Facepainting. Contact 985-384-8180 for more information.

December 9, 2023

Franklin Merchants Association Mingle & Jingle Downtown Franklin merchants event where shops stay open until 8 p.m., Shopping discounts, Family Fun, Santa and more.  10 am to 8 pm.

December 9, 2023

Miracle on First Street

Join us for our 6th annual Miracle on First Street market along First Street, in Berwick! More than 50 vendors, music, food, and more!, 3190 First Street, Berwick, 4 to 8 pm.

December 9, 2023
Christmas Movie Night, at Berwick Civic Center, hosted by town of Berwick. Meet Santa from 6-7pm and a movie starting at 7pm. Serving hot dogs, chips, and drinks. It is free to enter and children will have a chance to win gifs after the movie.

December 10, 2023

City of Patterson 4-Legged Friends Christmas Parade will be held at 12 p.m. with line-up at 11 a.m. alongMain Street in Patterson. Contact 985-395-4422 for more information.

December 10, 2023

City of Patterson Annual Christmas Street Parade will be held at 2 p.m. along Main Street in Patterson. Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

December 10, 2023
Christmas Under the Oaks, Lawrence Park, hosted by Crossing Place Fellowship.  Music, Food, Fellowship – a celebration of Christmas.

December 12, 2023
27th Annual Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Annual Christmas Tree Festival 2023 Exhibit Open House will be held for visitors to view the variety of decorated trees, 5p.m. to 7p.m. at the Louisiana State Museum in Patterson at Kemper Williams Park. Free admission and light refreshments will be served. Contact 985-399-1268 for more information.

December 14th beginning at 6p.m.

City of Franklin’s Christmas Lighting Contest

No registration needed. Simply put on your lights before 6p.m. and out of town judges will be split into 4 residential areas with 1 business district to hand out bragging rights for 1 year.

December 15, 2023
Christmas Parade in Morgan City followed by a movie in Lawrence Park. 6pm.

December 15, 2023
Merry Christmas at Bayou Bend– Pajama Party with Santa & Mrs. Claus.  Cookies, popcorn, and hot cocoa.  6 to 8 pm, Pre register, 337-413-5106.  $6 per child, members. $8 per child non-members.  Bring bean bag or sleeping bag.

December 16, 2023
Christmas Bike Run Parade throughout Patterson, beginning and ending at Morey Park, Main St. Patterson.Light up your bike and get your Christmas tunes ready.  6 pm, (985) 395-5205

December 16, 2023

Audubon Christmas Birding Count will be held in Franklin. (Time Not sure yet) & Not open to Public. Contact 337-923-9718 for more information. Needtopaddle@yahoo.com

December 16, 2023

Berwick Town Market will be held at the corner of 3rd and Lima Street under the bridge in downtown Berwick from 9 am to 1 pm., 985-519-2993. Berwicklamarket@gmail.com

December 16, 2023

The Cajun Spirit of Christmas Parade, 6pm, Downtown Morgan City, 2nd Street, Morgan City, 985-255-6121

December 16, 2023
Youth Christmas Banquet, West St. Mary Civic Center, 6 pm, video gaming, food, gifts and fun.  337-276-4896

December 17, 2023

Christmas Teddy Bear Tea

Join us for an afternoon Christmas Teddy Bear Tea with Santa. We will have finger foods and Christmas treats, drinks for children (milk, tea, water options), champagne/mimosas and coffee/tea for adults. Cookie decorating and Storytime. After Storytime with Santa, pictures will be available for an additional $20 per digital image from Abigail Kathleen Photography. Tickets for girls and boys 12 and under $35 each, adults $50 each, 4:30 to 7pm, 3190 1st Street, The Old Building, Berwick, LA 70342. Register Contact Colleen at (985) 397-0793 for more information.

December 31, 2023
Happy New Year!
New Year’s Eve at Cypress Lake Resort, Ring In 2024 with Cypress Lake Resort and enjoy Live music by Straight Whiskey at 6pm. 100 Cypress Road Berwick, (985) 399-5981

December 31, 2023
New Year’s Eve Celebration, Historic Downtown Franklin, 7 pm

Holiday Lights


Christmas Lights on Bayou Teche

Teche Drive, Main, Martin Luther King and Iberia Streets, Tune in 93.5 FM


Centerville Light Show

135 Yellow Bayou Rd in Centerville Louisiana. Our light show will run nightly from 5:30 PM – midnight (weather permitting). We do not run our show in the rain. Please come out to enjoy the lights and tune your radio to 88.9


Idlewild Plantation Christmas Driving Tour, 5 to 9 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and 5 to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday, Kemper Williams Park, $2 per car, weather permitting.

Morgan City

Bernice Street, 5:30 to 9 pm,

Brashear Avenue/Spirit of Morgan City,

Bayou Teche Scenic Byway

Beginning around 20540 Highway 182 Jeanerette to Morgan City.

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