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Shop St. Mary - PRINT LIST 
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.

Christmas Activities - PRINT LIST

November 25th  (Always Monday before Thanksgiving)
Morgan City Main Street’s Moonlight Monday Shopping Promotion will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. downtown historic Front Street.  Contact 985-385-1770 ext. 112
November 28th -Always Thanksgiving night
Annual Christmas Lighting and Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus will be held at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall in Berwick.  Contact 985-384-8858 for more information.
November 28th
Christmas Lighting Ceremony with surprise visit by Santa will be held at 6 p.m. at the Shrimp Boat location on Brashear Avenue in Morgan City.  Contact 985-380-4600 for more information.
November 29th – December 31st
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.
December 1 – 31st
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 $10 per person, $8 for seniors and $5 for children.  Contact 337-828-2092 for more information.
December 3rd, 2019 – January 6th, 2020
Oaklawn Manor will be elaborately adorned for Christmas from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily in Franklin for $15 per person, $10 students.  Contact 337-828-0434 for more information.
December 3rd
Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market with crafts, boutiques, treats, services & more will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium in Morgan City.  Contact 985-380-4639, email jc.price@cityofmc.com or b.price@cityofmc.com for more information.
December 3rd
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 5th
FIRST THURSDAY – Sidewalk sales going on downtown all day on Main Street in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information
December 7th
Franklin’s Bayou to Main Market Place with flea and farmer’s market items, jewelry makers, artists, homemade goods, and two local food trucks with be held from 8 am to 2 pm.  Downtown Franklin, between Bargain Barn, Too and Chic & Shabby.
December 7th, 2019 – January 6th, 2020
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.  Contact 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com for more information.
December 7th
4th Annual “Spirit of Homes” Tour of beautiful homes presented by St. Mary Outreach will be held in Morgan City.  Contact 985-385-0525 for more information.
December 7th
Always 1st Saturday of December
City of Franklin 2019 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.  Contact 337-828-6345 or email ashields@franklin-la.com for more information.
December 8th
Pharr Chapel Christmas Caroling will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Pharr Chapel United Methodist Church on Federal Avenue in Morgan City. Contact 985-384-7984 for more information.
December 8th
Christmas in the Swamp by Crossing Place Church, 5 to 7 pm, Cypress Park (old Swamp Gardens) in Morgan City.  Food, games and treats.  Gifts. Movie under the Stars, photo with Santa, Free. 
December 10th 
City of Franklin 2019 Christmas Lighting Contest will be held at 5:30 p.m. throughout Franklin. Everyone is eligible in the city limits who has their homes or yard decorated. Contact 337-828-6350 for more information.
December 12th
Mingle & Jingle Downtown Franklin merchant’s event where shops stay open until 8 p.m., free trolley rides and lots of activities for the children. Refreshments offered in most of the shops.
December 12th
Christmas Open House will be held at Merle Norman St. Mary inside The French Door in Franklin.  Contact 337-471-7149 for more information.     
December 12th
24th Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Annual Christmas Tree Festival 2019 Exhibit Open House will be held for visitors to view the variety of decorated trees and listen to singing performances by local schools with no admission fee from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Louisiana State Museum in Patterson at Kemper Williams Park. Contact 985-399-1268 for more information.
December 12th
21st Annual “Love Lights A Tree” – Christmas Tree Lighting Open House hosted by the American Cancer Society and MC Bank will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at MC Bank on corner of Victor II Blvd. & Brashear in Morgan City.  Contact 985-384-2100 for more information.
December 13th 
Berwick’s 2nd Annual Mistletoe Market will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Civic Center in Berwick.  Contact 985-384-8858 for more information.
December 14th
2nd Annual A Chillin Christmas Hangout – a benefit for MC Project Graduation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morgan City Petting Zoo. Contact 985-518-8377 or 312-3005 for more information.
December 14th
#awesomeness2019 – 4th year of free meal will be held at 12 p.m. at Lawrence Park in Morgan City.  Contact 985-380-4600 for more information.
December 14th
Santa with a surprise and for pictures will be from 12-2 p.m. at the Donut Shop on Brashear Avenue in Morgan City.  Contact 985-384-2700 for more information.
December 14th (if bad weather will be Dec. 21st)
2019 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 14th
6th Annual Patterson Lower Atchafalaya Christmas Boat Parade will be held in the evening at 6 p.m. starting at Captain Caviar and ending at Bridge Road in the Lower Atchafalaya with an award ceremony at Morey Park in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205 for more information.  
December 15th
Shop Patterson will be held at 11 am at Morey Park in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-5205.
December 15th
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 15th
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 15th
Always 3rd Sunday of Advent
Annual “Lessons and Carols” Christmas Concert 2 p.m. at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Main Street in Franklin. Contact 337-828-3869 for more information.
December 15th
Always 3rd Sunday of Advent
Annual Christmas Cantata will be held at 4 p.m. at Pharr Chapel on Federal Avenue in Morgan City. Contact 985-384-7984 for more information.
December 16th
Tri-City Youth Theatre Christmas live theatre Production of “The Grinch” 2019 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 18th                 
Light Judging Competition by the City of Patterson will be held throughout Patterson. 
December 19th
 “The Bishop’s Wife” Silver Screen Classic for FREE and for all will be held at 2 p.m. at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin.  Contact 337-366-1845 or 828-7114, email techetheatreboard@gmail.com or visit www.ttpaonline.com for more information.
December 19th or 21st (back up day in case of weather)
Christmas Birding Count by Audubon will be held in Franklin.  Contact 337-923-9718 for more information.
December 21st 
“Home for the Holidays” - Christmas Gala will be held at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin.  Contact 337-828-2787 for more information.
December 31st
City of Franklin New Year’s Eve 200th Bicentennial Kickoff Celebration will be held beginning at 6 p.m. with fireworks at midnight after the dropping of the “Lampposts” in the St. Mary Parish Courthouse Square in Franklin. Contact 337-828-6350 for more information.  Music line up:  Johnny Chauvin & the MOJO Band, CUPID & the Dance Party Express Band and DJ FAB

Holiday Lights

Jeanerette
Private Home
20415 Highway 90, Frontage Road, Jeanerette

Franklin
Christmas Lights on Bayou Teche
Teche Drive, Main, Martin Luther King and Iberia Streets, Tune in 93.5 FM

Centerville
Centerville Light Show
135 Yellow Bayou Rd in Centerville Louisiana. Our 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

Patterson
Idlewild Plantation Christmas Driving Tour, 5 to 9 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and 5 to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday, Kemper Williams Park, $2 per car, weather permitting. 

Morgan City
Bernice Street, 5:30 to 9 pm,
809 Freret Street, Morgan City,
1601 Chatsworth Drive, Morgan City
2nd Street, Morgan City
Brashear Avenue/Spirit of Morgan City,

Bayou Teche Scenic Byway
Beginning around 20540 Highway 182 Jeanerette to Morgan City.

 

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