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Celebration In the Oaks
Driving Tours

Take a private tour of the incredible lights at

New Orleans City Park!

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A 2.25-hour private tour to one of the best holiday lights displays anywhere! The New Orleans City Park Celebration in the Oaks driving tour is a collection of over 1 million lights, moving displays and music, all set under the iconic Live Oak Trees. This is a holiday spectacular not to be missed!

This private tour starts at your hotel, Airbnb or home and will shuttle your group directly to Celebration in the Oaks’ 2.25-mile driving tour, where you will get an up-close look at the holiday displays. Everyone in the group’s names will appear on Santa’s naughty or nice list for a fun surprise finish.


Your tour can also include a stop at Café Du Monde in City Park for hot chocolate and beignets* or a visit to the spectacular lights at the Roosevelt hotel.


Tours must be purchased in advance and are only valid for the time slot selected. Availability subject to the park’s calendar.

New Orleans Holiday Lights Tours offers family friendly seasonal lighting display tours throughout the Big Easy with plenty of photo opportunities along the way! 

Tour Highlights

  • Private vehicle and guide just for your party

  • Door to door pickup and drop off

  • Over a dozen festive holiday light displays!

  • 2.25 mile scenic tour of New Orleans City Park

  • Over 1 Million lights in use annually 

  • Coordinated with festive holiday music

  • 45 minute riding tour in the park

  • Santa’s interactive “Naughty or Nice List”

  • Optional hot chocolate stop at Cafe du Monde

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Departing nightly from your location

$59 per Adult and $39 per child

$150 park entrance fee

$300 private fee

Reservations are required 

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What To Know

  • Door to door pickup and drop off

  • Private vehicle and driver for your party

  • 2.25 hour round trip experience

  • 45 minute riding tour in the park

  • Optional stops include: Cafe du Monde or the Roosevelt Hotel

Booking Details

  • Flexible start times: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm or 8pm

  • $450 private fee includes $150 park entrance fee/ donation

  • Entrance fee/ times are set by the park and cannot be rescheduled or refunded after reserving 

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