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Christmas on the Cajun Coast

November 1st, 2019 – January 1st, 2020“Shop St. Mary First this Holiday Season” promotion campaign

November 7thFirst THURSDAY – Sidewalk Sales going on downtown all day open till 6 p.m. at participating downtown merchants on Main Street in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.

November 14thCustomer Appreciation Night will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Town & Country Florist & Gifts in Berwick.  Contact 985-385-6929 for more information.

November 17thCity of Patterson’s Annual Lighting of the Christmas tree will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Morey Park in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

November 25thAlways Monday before ThanksgivingMorgan City Main Street’s Moonlight Monday Shopping Promotion will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. downtown historic Front Street.  Contact 985-385-1770 ext. 112 or log on www.morgancitymainstreet.com for more information.

November 28thAlways Thanksgiving nightAnnual Christmas Lighting and Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus will be held at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall in Berwick.  Contact 985-384-8858 for more information.

November 28thChristmas Lighting Ceremony with surprise visit by Santa will be held at 6 p.m. at the Shrimp Boat location on Brashear Avenue in Morgan City.  Contact 985-380-4600 for more information.

November 29th – December 31stAlways the Friday after Thanksgiving to December 31stTraditional Idlewild Plantation Christmas Lighting driving tour will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Kemper Williams Park in Patterson for $2 per car (Dependent on Weather).  Contact 985-395-2298 for more information.

Christmas Lights Along the Cajun Coast - In addition to the Idlewild Plantation lights and Bayou Teche Tours, check out this list of holiday lights along the Cajun Coast! 

December 1 – 31stAlways the month of DecemberVictorian Christmas at the Grevemberg House and Shadowlawn with Victorian style tree and seasonal greenery will be held daily (closed Christmas Eve and Day) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Franklin by the historic district for $10 per person, $8 for seniors and $5 for children.  Contact 337-828-2092 for more information.

December 3rd, 2019 – January 6th, 2020Oaklawn Manor will be elaborately adorned for Christmas from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily in Franklin for $15 per person, $10 students.  Contact 337-828-0434 for more information.

December 3rdMistletoe & Moss Holiday Market with crafts, boutiques, treats, services & more will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium in Morgan City.  Contact 985-380-4639, email jc.price@cityofmc.com or b.price@cityofmc.com for more information.

December 3rdMarine Corps Band New Orleans Toys for Tots Christmas Concert with free admission, but a new unwrapped toy appreciated will be held at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium in Morgan City.  Contact 985-380-4639 for more information.

December 5thFIRST THURSDAY – Sidewalk sales going on downtown all day on Main Street in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.

December 7th, 2019 – January 6th, 2020Christmas Lights on Bayou Teche will be on nightly by tuning in to 93.5 FM on Teche Drive, Main, Martin Luther King and Iberia Streets in Franklin.  Contact 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com for more information.

December 7th4th Annual “Spirit of Homes” Tour of beautiful homes presented by St. Mary Outreach will be held in Morgan City.  Contact 985-385-0525 for more information.

December 7thAlways 1st Saturday of DecemberCity of Franklin 2019 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.  Contact 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com for more information.

December 8thPharr Chapel Christmas Caroling will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Pharr Chapel United Methodist Church on Federal Avenue in Morgan City. Contact 985-384-7984 for more information.

December 10th City of Franklin 2019 Christmas Lighting Contest will be held at 5:30 p.m. throughout Franklin. Everyone is eligible in the city limits who has their homes or yard decorated. Contact 337-828-6350 for more information.

December 12thMingle & Jingle Downtown merchants event where shops stay open until 8 p.m., free trolley rides and lots of activities for the children. Refreshments offered in most of the shops downtown. Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.

December 12thChristmas Open House will be held at Merle Norman St. Mary inside The French Door in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.    

December 12th24th Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Annual Christmas Tree Festival 2019 Exhibit Open House will be held for visitors to view the variety of decorated trees and listen to singing performances by local schools with no admission fee from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Louisiana State Museum in Patterson at Kemper Williams Park. Contact 985-399-1268 for more information.

December 12th21st Annual “Love Lights A Tree” – Christmas Tree Lighting Open House hosted by the American Cancer Society and MC Bank will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at MC Bank on corner of Victor II Blvd. & Brashear in Morgan City.  Contact 985-384-2100 for more information.

December 13th Berwick’s 2nd Annual Mistletoe Market will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Civic Center in Berwick.  Contact 985-384-8858 for more information.

December 14thSanta with a surprise and for pictures will be from 12-2 p.m. at the Donut Shop on Brashear Avenue in Morgan City.  Contact 985-384-2700 for more information.

December 14th (if bad weather will be Dec. 21st)2019 Bernice Street Christmas by Candlelight will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Bernice Street (one way only) in Morgan City.  Contact 985-384-8180 for more information.

December 14th6th Annual Patterson Lower Atchafalaya Christmas Boat Parade will be held in the evening at 6 p.m. starting at Captain Caviar and ending at Bridge Road in the Lower Atchafalaya with an award ceremony at Morey Park in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information. 

December 15thCity of Patterson 4-Legged Friends Christmas Parade will be held at 12 p.m. with line-up at 11 a.m. at Main Street in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4422 for more information.

December 15thCity of Patterson Annual Christmas Street Parade will be held at 2 p.m. down Hwy. 182 Main Street in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

December 15thAlways 3rd Sunday of AdventAnnual “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.

December 15thAlways 3rd Sunday of AdventAnnual Christmas Cantata will be held at 4 p.m. at Pharr Chapel on Federal Avenue in Morgan City. Contact 985-384-7984 for more information.

December 16thTri-City Youth Theatre Christmas live theatre Production of “The Grinch” 2019 Children’s Play will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium in Morgan City.  Contact 504-919-1590 for more information.

December 18th                    Light Judging Competition by the City of Patterson will be held throughout Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

December 19thFree Silver Screen Classics Movie “The Bishop’s Wife” will be held at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin.  Contact 337-366-1845, email techetheatreboard@gmail.com or log on www.ttpaonline.com for more information.

December 19th or 21st (back up day in case of weather)Christmas Birding Count by Audubon will be held in Franklin.  Contact 337-923-9718 for more information.

December 21st “Home for the Holidays” - Christmas Gala will be held at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin.  Contact 337-828-2787 for more information.

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