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Visit New Orleans for a special Christmas Treat

The tradition of lighting bonfires along the Mississippi River on Christmas Eve dates back centuries. It's the kind of special celebration offered by New Orleans vacation rentals for Christmas, that you just can't find anywhere else. Magical music performances will spirit you away in America's southern city of sound, while strange monsters and cheering Santas fill the streets. Choruses of angelic song echo in the city's churches, while Creole cooking creates enticing aromas. Glittery oyster shells and red pepper fairy lights, Cajun Kringle and boozy brulot, the attractions of New Orleans Christmases are nigh on irresistible.

Christmas in New Orleans: Top Accommodations

Bed and breakfast Marigny
Dec 19 - Dec 26
$382 per night
Bed and breakfast ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Wonderful Bed And Breakfast in Marigny with Pool, Yard & Grill, Near Frenchmen Street

Marigny, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Apartment Little Woods
Dec 19 - Dec 26
$361 per night
Apartment ∙ 15 guests ∙ 7 bedrooms

Pleasant Rental Apartment in Little Woods with Grill & Patio

Little Woods, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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House Lower Garden District
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$353 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Lower Garden District

5.0
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Lower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Where to Dine for Christmas in New Orleans

Where to Dine for Christmas in New Orleans

The Christmas King Cake is a staple of Christmas in New Orleans, get yours and a Cajun Kringle, at Haydel's. Yet the culinary traditions don't end there. Reveillon, derived from the French for 'awakening' is served after midnight mass on Christmas Eve in the Creole tradition. Come and experience Christmas dining infused by the cultural flavors that meld in this melting pot of a city, when you stay New Orleans hotels for Christmas.

  • 1. Christmas Tea On Board Creole Queen

    Where else in the world can you enjoy a Cajun Holiday Tea with Santa Claus on board a vintage paddleboat? Seasonal holiday tea will be served and you will be entertained by costumed characters while children have their faces painted and the city rolls by on your Mississippi River cruise.

  • 2. Antoine's

    Drink a cup of cafe brulot, the Christmas concoction of dreams. Orange and lemon peel, dark coffee, cognac, brandy, cinnamon and cloves are involved in this traditional drink, which is served at classic establishments like Antoine's Arnaud's and Galatoire's.

  • 3. Galatoire's

    So iconic it deserves its own listing, Galtoire's was founded in 1905 at its famous Bourbon Street address by Frenchman Jean Galatoire. Now in its fifth generation, this family restaurant represents New Orleans fine dining royalty and has served sentators and presidents.

  • 4. Vacherie

    In the heart of the historic French Quarter, Vacherie serves an authentic Cajun Christmas feast, with all the traditional trimmings. Choose from roast turkey and blazed backed ham, roast beef and other meats at this classic New Orleans diner.

Best Places to Stay for Christmas in New Orleans

House Lower Garden District
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$353 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Lower Garden District

4.5
Excellent (12 ratings)
Lower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Condo Central Business District
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$153 per night
Condo ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Condo in Central Business District with Patio, Next to Preservation Hall + City View

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Central Business District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Apartment Mid-City
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$249 per night
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Apartment in Mid-City

4.7
Excellent (174 ratings)
Mid-City, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Best Holiday Attractions in New Orleans

Best Holiday Attractions in New Orleans

Whether it be decorations that date back to the thirties or impassioned choral evensongs, your experience of the New Orleans at Christmas is sure to be electric. Here are some of the most popular New Orleans attractions:

  • 1. St Louis Cathedral Concerts

    It wouldn't be a holiday in New Orleans without music. Throughout December, this historic church plays host to the city's top musicians. Hear zydeco, independent and gospel music as part of the thrilling festive program, which draws visitors from around the world to New Orleans hotels for Christmas.

  • 2. St Augustine Church Concerts

    One of the oldest African American churches in the city is also situated in the heart of the picturesque historic Treme district. Enjoy intimate performances throughout December in this atmospheric location.

  • 3. Christmas Without Tears

    A New Orleans institution, the Christmas comedies at Le Petit Theater have featured stellar special guests such as John Goodman, Martin Short and Tom Hanks. Curated by The Simpsons and Spinal Tap humorist Harry Shearer and his musician wife Judith Owen, it's the hottest ticket in town.

  • 4. Running of the Santas

    This spectacular and hilarious event sees a pack of Santas gather at Generations Hall for a liquor and holiday cheer-fuelled fun run through the city. Where else can you watch hundreds of Santas take to the streets?

Recommended Accommodations for Christmas in New Orleans

House Lower Garden District
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$353 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Nice Vacation Home in Lower Garden District

5.0
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Lower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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House Algiers Point
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$192 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Algiers Point with Patio, Yard & Grill

4.9
Outstanding (336 ratings)
Algiers Point, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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House Warehouse District
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$216 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Wonderful House in Warehouse District with Pool

4.6
Excellent (25 ratings)
Warehouse District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Things to Do With Your Family During Christmas Vacation in New Orleans

Things to Do With Your Family During Christmas Vacation in New Orleans

Head to Santa's Quarters to pick up all the New Orleans Christmas supplies you need. Hot sauce, bell pepper string lights and glitter covered crawfish are waiting to add a dash of kitsch to your celebrations. Here are the family events that guarantee the most fun:

  • 1. Krewe of Krampus

    Nothing says 'it's Christmas' like a parade of monster men from the forests of central Europe. Check out New Orleans' most countercultural attraction on December 2nd at the Bywater.

  • 2. Miracle on Fulton Street

    The pedestrian street is transformed as if by magic into a Christmas wonderland, complete with snow despite New Orleans' typically balmy temperatures. Expect LED light shows, giant gingerbread sculptures and festive drinks for young and old.

  • 3. Celebration in the Oaks

    City Park is the locus of an incredible lighting show featuring 42,000 twinkling bulbs. Your family will be wowed by the vast, ruby-red Poinsettia Tree, made from roughly five hundred live plants. Children can go wild in this sparkling winter wonderland.

Top Offers for Christmas in New Orleans

Apartment Irish Channel
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$110 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental Apartment in Irish Channel with Yard

4.8
Outstanding (70 ratings)
Irish Channel, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Apartment French Quarter
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$347 per night
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Apartment in French Quarter with Patio & Pool, Next to Jackson Square

4.7
Excellent (199 ratings)
French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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House Lower Garden District
Dec 20 - Dec 27
$172 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Beautiful Vacation Home in Lower Garden District

5.0
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Lower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Information about New Orleans Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas

📏 Average home size 141 m²
🥳 Busiest month April
🛏️ Popular home types House rental and Apartment rental
🌡️ Hottest months 91 °F in July and August
❄️ Coldest months 42 °F in January and February
🌧️ Rainiest months 12 rainy days in July and August

Frequently Asked Questions

New Orleans Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas: What is the cost of a stay?

The average cost for a rental in New Orleans is usually between $294 and $1,189 per night.

New Orleans Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas: can I find a vacation home suitable for a large group?

The average size for a House rental is 141 m² and can fit 7 guests on average which is great for large groups.

New Orleans Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas: what types of vacation homes can I book in New Orleans?

You can browse 2,097 House rentals and 781 Apartment rentals in New Orleans on HomeToGo.

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