Children's Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade

Logo for holiday parade
Photo credit CHNOLA
Event Information:
Saturday, December 3, 2022
11:00 AM-1:00 PM CT
Rolling through downtown New Orleans

Starts at French Market. Ends with concert at Lafayette Square.

Magic 101.9 is so excited to welcome the newest event in the Magic of Christmas in New Orleans... the Children's Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade! Our own Annette Wade and Steve Suter will be looking to throw a little extra Christmas cheer your way as they ride in the parade.

The Children’s Hospital New Orleans Holiday Parade will begin at the French Market toward Jackson Square, turn right on Canal St, left on St Charles rolling in front of Lafayette Square, where the holiday festivities will continue from 1-3pm with music from Rebirth Brass Band, food and more in the square. Full details at

MORE: Kern Studios is partnering with Children’s Hospital New Orleans, the Downtown Development District, WDSU and many other supporters to bring a world class holiday parade to the City of New Orleans. The holiday parade will be a first-of-its-kind for New Orleans, with custom-design holiday themed floats that include animatronic props, intelligent lighting systems, special effects, and audio systems. The parade will also feature several high-flying helium balloons for the first time in the New Orleans market, as well as featuring all the world-renowned marching groups and bands that the citizens of New Orleans have come to love – all in the holiday spirit.

map of parade route
Photo credit CHNOLA