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Shopping in St. Mary Parish provides much-needed tax dollars to support government and community services, recreation for children and adults alike, safety in our neighborhoods and education for our kids.  It indirectly contributes to our churches, non-profit organizations and local events.  St. Mary Parish's retail industry is comprised of small businesses that have invested in our community.

2018  Christmas Activities

November 17, 2018
3nd Annual “Spirit of Homes” Tour presented by St. Mary Outreach, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Morgan City, Berwick.  Eight homes and dining and antique show at Latin Corner with door prize drawing.  $20 per person.  Contact 985-385-0525 for more information.

November 19, 2018
Morgan City Main Street’s Moonlight Monday shopping promotion, 5 to 8 p.m. historic Front Street.  Contact 985-385-1770 ext. 112 or log on www.morgancitymainstreet.com for more information.

November 22, 2018
Town of Berwick Annual Christmas Lighting and Meet & Greet with Santa & Mrs. Claus, 6 p.m., Town Hall, Berwick.  Contact 985-384-8858 for more information.

November 23 – December 31, 2018
The Traditional Idlewild Plantation Christmas Lighting driving tour, 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Kemper Williams Park, Patterson.  $2 per car (Dependent on Weather).  Contact 985-395-2298 for more information.

November 25, 2018
The City of Patterson Annual Lighting of the Christmas tree, 5:30 p.m., Morey Park, Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

November 30, 2018
Morgan City Christmas Lighting Ceremony with surprise visit by Santa, 6 p.m. at the Shrimp Boat location on Brashear Avenue, Morgan City. Dedication of new Santa and alligators by Lee Romaire. Contact 985-380-4600 for more information.

December 1, 2018
Christmas under the Lampposts Theme “Christmas on the Bayou” City of Franklin 2018 Theme Christmas Parade and Lamplighter Ceremony, 5 p.m., parade, 6 p.m. at corner of Jackson and Main Streets and ending at the Courthouse Square with lighting of the parish tree immediately after parade.  Contact 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com for more information.

December 1, 2018
Christmas in the Park hosted by Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary and Morgan City Main Street, Lawrence Park, Morgan City.  2 to 8 pm.  Games, photos with Santa, entertainment and movie. Event is free, but asking for coast, jacket and blanket donations for local charities. Contact 985-385-5290 for more information.

December 1 – 31, 2018
Victorian Christmas at Grevemberg House with Victorian style tree and seasonal greenery.  (Closed Christmas Eve and Day), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Franklin.  $10 per person, $8 for seniors and $5 for children.  Contact 337-828-2092 for more information.

December 1 – 31, 2018
Christmas Lights on Bayou Teche.  Teche Drive, Main, Martin Luther King and Iberia Streets, Franklin.  Tune in to 93.5 FM during the drive.  Contact 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com for more information.

December 1 – January 3, 2019
Oaklawn Manor will be elaborately adorned for Christmas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Franklin.  $15 per person, $10 students.  Contact 337-828-0434 for more information.

December 3, 2018
Tri-City Youth Theatre Christmas live theatre Production of “A Christmas Carol 2018” Children’s Play, 6:30 p.m., Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.  Contact 504-919-1590 for more information.

December 4, 2018
The Marine Corps Band of New Orleans Toys for Tots Christmas Concert.  Free admission, but a new unwrapped toy appreciated, 7 p.m. Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.  Contact 985-380-4639 for more information.

December 6, 2018
FIRST THURSDAY – Sidewalk sales going on downtown all day on Main Street in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.

December 7, 2018
Christmas Movie brought to you by the Morgan City Main Street Program, 6 p.m., Lawrence Park (If too cold & wet outside will be moved to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.  Contact 985-385-1770 or log on www.morgancitymainstreet.com for more information.

December 8, 2018
Chillin’ Christmas Hangout, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Morgan City Petting Zoo.  Presented by Morgan City Project Graduation.  Contact 985-518-8377 or 312-3005 for more information.

December 8, 2018
2018 Bernice Street Christmas by Candlelight with Santa, puppet show, performing choir and refreshments.  Free but we will be accepting monetary or canned good donations on behalf of St. Mary Outreach, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Bernice Street (one way only), Morgan City. Contact 985-384-8180 for more information.

December 8, 2018
The 5th Annual Patterson Lower Atchafalaya Christmas Boat Parade starting at Captain Caviar and ending at Bridge Road in the Lower Atchafalaya with an award ceremony following, Morey Park, Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

December 8, 2018
Under the Lamppost Christmas Gala, Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin.  Contact 337-828-2787 for more information.

December 9, 2018
City of Patterson 4-Legged Friends Christmas Parade, 12 p.m. with line-up at 11 a.m., Main Street, Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4422 for more information.

December 9, 2018
City of Patterson Annual Christmas Street Parade, 2 p.m. down Hwy.182 Main Street, Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.

December 11, 2018
The Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum, 23nd Annual Christmas Tree Festival.  Variety of decorated trees and performances by local schools.  No admission fee.  5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Louisiana State Museum, Patterson, Kemper Williams Park. Contact 985-399-1268 for more information.

December 13, 2018
20th Annual “Love Lights A Tree” – Christmas Tree Lighting Open House hosted by the American Cancer Society and MC Bank, 6 to 7 p.m., MC Bank on corner of Victor II Blvd. & Brashear, Morgan City.  Contact 985-384-2100 for more information.

December 16, 2018
Tour of Homes, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Franklin. Albania, the Barn, Bittersweet, Gates/Patout House, 1894 Center Hall Cottage and Shadowlawn, Concert at 2 pm., $30 in advance, $35 at door.  Hosted by the City of Franklin Main Street Program Design Committee. Contact 337-346-1299 for more information or franklinchristmas2018.eventbrite.com

December 16, 2018
Annual “Lessons and Carols” Christmas Concert, 2 p.m., Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Main Street, Franklin.  Contact 337-828-3869 for more information.

December 16, 2018
Annual Christmas Cantata, 4 p.m., Pharr Chapel, Federal Avenue in Morgan City. Contact 985-384-7984 for more information.

December 20, 2018
THIRD THURSDAY – Sidewalk sales going on downtown all day on Main Street in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.

December 20 or 22, 2018
Christmas Birding Count by Audubon, Franklin.  Call 337-923-9718 for info.