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Christmas in Lafreniere Park Run/Walk
  • Presented By: The Crescent City Classic
  • Dates: December 11, 2021
  • Location: Lafreniere Park
  • Address: 3000 Downs Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70003
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Price: General Registration - $30 (Price increases after December 4, 2021 at 11:59pm CST)


HOORAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! The Crescent City Classic will hold its holiday run/walk-in in beautiful Lafreniere Park on Saturday, December 11, 2021 (the start time is 3 pm). The 2-mile course takes you through Lafreniere Park during their annual Christmas in the Park Lights Display.  The park is decorated with over 10 million LED lights. The park's festive displays include traditional Christmas lighted figures, the 60 foot Sea Serpent in the lagoon, and many NOLA favorites! The event is filled with hot cocoa, a visit with Santa, a holiday costume contest, and much more!

The Christmas in Lafreniere Park Run/Walk is especially popular among families. Run competitively or enjoy a leisurely walk through the park with friends and family.  After the race, participants can enjoy free refreshments and complimentary entry into both the Christmas in the Park Lights Driving Tour AND the Walking Tour of the beautifully lighted Pavilion Island BEFORE the gates are open to the general public! 

All participants will receive:

  • Commemorative Christmas in Lafreniere Park Bib 
  • Long Sleeve Glow-in-the-Dark T-shirt (children's sizes available)
  • Free entry into Christmas in the Park Driving Tour (Entry on 12/11 only) 
  • Free entry into the Christmas in the Park Pavilion Island Walking Light Display (Entry before the general public)
  • Children 3 - 10 years old receive $5 off the cost of registration. Children under 3 years do not need to register to participate in the race or enter Christmas in Lafreniere Park Lights Display.