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NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 16, 2017  — Over a month of celebration begins today with Christmas New Orleans Style, sponsored by New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, (NOTMC) and programmed by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI).

“I’m thrilled to officially launch this year’s Christmas New Orleans Style celebration,” said Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans. “This holiday season is especially meaningful for the City of New Orleans as we celebrate our 300th anniversary. I hope everyone enjoys this special time of year.”

Visitors will enjoy holiday music, seasonal dinners, and festive activities in whatever New Orleans neighborhood they venture into this year. Attractions include among many others, ‘NOLA ChristmasFest at the Convention Center, holiday shows at the National World War II Museum, caroling in the French Quarter and much more. More than 80 authentic seasonal events that include attractions, restaurants, and shops will offer activities over the Christmas New Orleans Style holiday season.

Free holiday concerts can be found at St. Louis Cathedral and St. Augustine Church as well as in many hotel lobbies. Traditional Reveillon dinners are sprinkled throughout the city’s restaurants and then there is the unique and unusual antique and eclectic treasure shopping found on Magazine, Royal, Freret, and Oak Streets among others. The joy is spread from November 16 through Twelfth Night, Saturday, January 6th, 2018.

“For an authentic holiday experience, filled with wonderful stories that you can share with friends and family alike, there is no place like New Orleans,” said Mark Romig, President and CEO of NOTMC. “You’ll leave with new holiday traditions, unusual gifts, and memories to last a lifetime.”

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