Christmas on the Cajun Coast

Christmas on the Cajun Coast

Throughout St. Mary Parish

St. Mary Parish, LA


Find special holiday hotel and shopping deals along with events, and Come Christmas on the Cajun Coast!Christmas on the Cajun Coast


November 14th, 2021
Friendsgiving brunch with live music by Chase Landry, food by Bayou Belles and Southern Stuffed, bottomless mimosas and a photo set up. Held at The Old Building Event Venue 3190 First street in Berwick. Sign up on eventbrite or call 985-384-1560 for more info. 

November 21, 2021
Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Patterson at Morey Park.  4 pm.  Arrival of Santa at 5:40 pm.

November 22, 2021
Papa Noel Cajun Coast ChristmasMoonlight Monday Holiday Shopping - Morgan City Main Street, 4 to 8 p.m. downtown historic Front Street. Music, Food and Shopping with local vendors.

The Tinsel Trail Shopping
Shop at area stores and eat in local restaurants. Get card punched and drop off at Mistletoe and Moss Holiday Market. 

November 25th, 2021
Thanksgiving night at 6:00pm - Annual Shrimp boat lighting and Surprise meet/greet with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Located on Brashear Ave. in Morgan City. Call 985-380-4600 for more information.

November 25, 2021
Always Thanksgiving night - Annual Berwick Lighthouse Christmas Lighting and Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus will be held at 6 p.m.  Contact 985-384-8858 for more information.

November 26, 2021 – December 31, 2021
Always the Friday after Thanksgiving to December 31st
Traditional 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.

November 27, 2021
Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market - HUGE holiday market with craft vendors, makers, food products and more! 11am to 4pm under the HWY 90 Bridge in Morgan City. Contact 985-380-4639, email or for more information or to become a vendor.

November 28, 2021
Season’s Beatings Wrestling
Gulf State Wrestling with host fundraiser for Toys for Tots at the Morgan City Auditorium.  Seasons Beatings 5, Doors Open, 2:30 pm, Bell Time, 3:30 pm.  985-518-0433.
December 1 – 31, 2021
Always the month of December
Victorian 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 $12per person, $10 for seniors and $8 for children. Contact 337-828-2092 for more information.
December 4, 2021
Christmas Movie Night, Berwick Civic Center, Santa and a movie with food, drinks, and gifts, 6 pm. 
December 4, 2021
Always 1st Saturday of December
City of Franklin 2021 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. 
December 4, 2021
Christmas Bike Run throughout Patterson, beginning and ending at Morey Park.  Light up your bike and get your Christmas tunes ready.  6 pm.
December 4, 2021
#awesomeness2021 – 6th year of free meal will be held at 10 am to 4 pm at Lawrence Park in Morgan City. Contact 985-380-4600 for more information. 
December 4, 2021
Franklin’s Bayou to Main Market Place
Shop for family and friends. Jewelry makers, artists, homemade goods, and food, 8 am to 2 pm. Downtown Franklin.
December 4th, 2021 - January 8th, 2022 
Christmas 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. Over 1 million lights along Parc Sur La Teche!

December 4th, 2021 - January 8th, 2022
Centerville Light Show - 135 Yellow Bayou Rd in Centerville Louisiana. Light show will run nightly from 5:30 PM - midnight (weather permitting). We do not run our show in the rain. Please come out to enjoy the lights and tune your radio to 88.9

December 5, 2021
Christmas Teddy Bear Tea
Join us for an afternoon Christmas Teddy Bear Tea with Santa. We will have finger foods and Christmas treats, drinks for children (milk, tea, water options), champagne/mimosas and tea for adults. After storytime with Santa, pictures will be available for an additional $20 per digital image from Abigail Kathleen Photography. Tickets for girls and boys 12 and under $30 each, adults $50 each, 4:30 to 6:30 pm, 3190  1st Street, Berwick. Register with  
December 6, 2021
Tri-City Youth Theatre Christmas live theatre Production of “Rudolf Rides Again” 2021 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 7, 2021
Marine 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 9, 2021
25th Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Annual Christmas Tree Festival 2021
Exhibit Open House will be held for visitors to view the variety of decorated trees, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Louisiana State Museum in Patterson at Kemper Williams Park. Free admission and refreshments. Contact 985-399-1268 for more information.

December 9, 2021 
Franklin Merchants Association Mingle & Jingle Downtown Franklin merchant's event where shops stay open until 8 p.m., Shopping discounts, Family Fun, Santa and more.  10 am to 8 pm.
December 10, 2021
Movies in the Park at Park Street Park in Patterson.  6 pm.
December 11, 2021 
Christmas Home Tour, 11am-4pm, including Idlewild, Melancon, Kyle, Rentrop, Gil, Gowan, and the Wedell-Williams Cypress-Sawmill Museum. Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.
December 11, 2021 
Lower Atchafalaya Christmas Boat Parade in Patterson will be held from 6-8pm, beginning at Captain Caviar's Swamp Tours with viewing at Morey Park in Patterson. Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.
December 11, 2021
Christmas Extravaganza presented by Cara’s Studio of Dance, Morgan City Auditorium, Vendor shopping from 10 to 4 pm, Christmas photos, and Christmas Recital, 1 pm.
December 11, 2021 
2021 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 11, 2021
3rd Annual - A Chillin Christmas Hangout – Morgan City Petting Zoo, 1 pm to  4 pm, $5 per person includes games, prizes and cup of animal feed. $2 per adult. Santa will be doing photos for separate fee. Benefit for MC Project Graduation

December 12, 2021
Miracle on First Street
Join us for our 4th annual Miracle on First Street market along First Street in Berwick! More than 50 vendors, music, food, and more!, 3190 First Street, Berwick, 3 to 8 pm.
December 12, 2021
City 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 12, 2021
City 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 18, 2021
Caroling at Shadowlawn
St. Mary Chapter of the Louisiana Landmarks Society invites you to our 1st Ever "Caroling at Shadowlawn".
The front lawn of the historic Shadowlawn home will be illuminated by candles held by singers, both amateur and professional, crooning Christmas favorites that everyone is familiar with. The event is free and open to all who wish to participate, regardless of religious affiliation.  Candles and song sheets are provided at this free event. The front lawn of the Shadowlawn home will be open at 5:30pm and the caroling begins at 6:00 pm., 906 Main Street, Franklin
December 21, 2021 
Light Judging Competition by the City of Patterson will be held throughout Patterson.
December 18, 2021 
Audubon Christmas Birding Count will be held in Franklin. 7 am to 6 pm. Contact 337-923-9718 for more information. 
December 18, 2021 
“Home for the Holidays” - Christmas Gala will be held at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin, 8 pm. Contact 337-828-2787 for more information.
December 31, 2021 – Happy New Year!
City of Franklin New Year’s Eve Celebration will be held beginning at 6 p.m. to Past Midnight – Historic Downtown Franklin.