This rural town in Louisiana loves the holidays so much that a small group of local volunteers work months to prepare for the Christmas season. Visit the charming community of Logansport from late November through December to get a taste of the holiday spirit and experience the annual outdoor lighting event. Families can enjoy walking or driving through the displays under a sea of Christmas lights. Talk about a winter wonderland!
Situated along the Sabine River in DeSoto Parish, Logansport is a historic riverport community between Shreveport/Bossier and Natchitoches and directly across the river from Joaquin, Texas. They kick off their season with an extravagant event on the weekend prior to Thanksgiving. You’ll enjoy the sounds of giggling and screaming children as they run from each exhibit or take a ride on the holiday train and visit with Santa. The large, lighted water tower will guide you to the destination. Fireworks, parade, entertainment, vendors, and Santa are all in attendance on the premiere night. Bring the entire family. No admission is charged.
After experiencing the lights and fireworks take a stroll along the river to enjoy the magic of the moment. Christmas lights reflecting into the Sabine River all add to the enjoyment of a fun holiday month. Several restaurants are located near Main Street adjacent to the riverfront park.
The lights remain on until after the first of the year for your enjoyment. Special events and fireworks are held every Saturday night.
Other parades and celebrations throughout the parish highlight Christmas in DeSoto Parish in Stonewall, Grand Cane, and Mansfield throughout December.
CONTACT INFORMATION: DeSoto Parish Tourism Commission 115 North Washington Mansfield, LA 71052 (318) 872-1177 Email: email@example.com
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The 2021 festivities will be complete with sparking lights
(check out our spirited Water Towers!), community parades
appearances by Santa Claus, and various performing
opportunities to enjoy the arts.
Celebrate your Christmas holiday with a visit to the historic community of Logansport
in DeSoto Parish. Located on the Sabine River you’ll enjoy the hard work that turns
Logansport into a wonderland of lights from late November through the New Year.
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Minden with its original brick streets lined with hundreds
of life-sized nutcrackers, thousands of twinkling lights,
and Disney characters.
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of shops, a spectacular fireworks show,ballet
performances and other great holiday events.
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district and Cane River Lake. During the six-week holiday
season, experience Natchitoches traditions such as
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