Walk into a Winter Wonderland at Christmas in Roseland

Christmas in Shreveport-Bossier is not complete without a trip to Christmas in Roseland. This walk through winter wonderland features thousands of twinkling lights in America’s largest park dedicated to roses, the Roseland Express Train rides, lighted displays, giant Christmas cards, concessions, nightly entertainment and photos with Santa.

This year, Christmas in Roseland is open until Dec. 18 on the weekends, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The last car will be admitted at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person or $20 per car load. Ages 2 and younger are free. The park is cash only.  Your last chance to catch Christmas in Roseland will be during their special Encore Nights Dec. 19-23, 2016 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Coupon alert: During Christmas in Roseland, purchase a photo with Santa and get a free train ride.

Children’s activities always include pictures with Santa ($5) and train rides on the Roseland Express Train ($10), but this year, there’s also a scavenger hunt and a Princess and Rock Crawler Night.

Explore the park in a new, fun and exciting way on Friday, Dec. 12.  All you have to do is like the Facebook page “Christmas in Roseland,” search the park for the 5 clues listed below, take a photo of each clue and post all 5 photos to the Facebook page “Christmas in Roseland. The 5 photos will constitute as your contest entry and qualify you to win a $25 Visa gift card courtesy of SBFunGuide.com.

The Princess and Rock Crawler Night will be held Dec. 17 from 6-9 p.m. This children’s event will feature a princess meet and greet and a remote control monster truck meet-up. Princess lovers are invited to dress as their favorite princess and meet the Bella Princesses. Face painting will be available.  Children are also encouraged to bring their favorite remote control rock crawler or monster truck to drive them around the gardens. Kryptonite Kustoms will have various off road vehicles on display for visitors to see up close. Entrance to this event is included with Christmas in Roseland admission.

If you are looking to shop for local stocking stuffers and presents, make sure to check out the Roseland Christmas Market and the Roseland Christmas Market Attractions Night. The Christmas Market will be held Dec. 2-4 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Kilma Rose Hall. Entrance is free with Christmas in Roseland admission. This Christmas market features over 30 local vendors selling everything from art and accessories to chocolate and spices. Christmas Market Attractions Night will feature local attractions such as Chimp Haven, Sci-Port Discovery Center and Splash Kingdom Waterpark. Vendors will be giving away door prizes and selling admission tickets to their attractions.

So, grab some hot chocolate from the concessions stand, and walk through this winter wonderland.

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