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    Embrace A Season Of Festive Holiday Events In Southwest Louisiana

    Mix in a bit of southern spice and festive events and you have a Cajun-style holiday filled with joy to welcome in the season in Lake Charles. Here, you can join both the the Light Up the Lake Christmas Celebration in Lake Charles, LA and Christmas Under the Oaks and Holiday House in Sulphur. Each offers a exciting opportunity to welcome in the holidays with festive events everyone will enjoy.

    In Early December, Santa Claus makes a stop in Lake Charles during the annual Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration. There are be plenty of wonderful activities to join as well as carriage rides full of twinkling lights, parades, fireworks and the lighted boat parade. And, be sure to catch the fleet of boats reflecting the spirit of the season will parade past spectators along the Lakefront Promenade.

    In Sulphur the holiday season is a time to join the Christmas Under the Oaks Festival. Southern charm and hospitality welcome you with festive music and the Kiwanis Christmas Lighted Parade. The Christmas Lighted Parade is a local favorite, and is the only parade of its kind in the area that includes lighted floats and balloons. There will also be fun carnival rides, a holiday market, and snow flurries, which close out the night’s celebrations!

    Add a touch of southern spice to your holiday season and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in Southwest Louisiana!

    By Melody Schubert

    Getting There:

    To explore the schedule of upcoming events, attractions, and getaway options visit www.visitlakecharles.org/cajunchristmas.