Cruise on Old Man River with Papa Noël!


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December 1 2020 | Family Travel Tips


Sailing with Santa - Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020

Teach your children the true meaning of Christmas on Sailing with Santa Cruise on the Riverboat City of New Orleans, the sister ship to the beloved Steamboat NATCHEZ. Head down to the dock near Jax Brewery in the French Quarter on November 28th. To cruise for FREE, all guests regardless of age, must bring a new, unwrapped gift for a child, ages infant-17 years (suggested minimum value of $10). This event benefits the New Orleans Family Justice Center.

Entertainment on board will be geared to children, with a meet and greet and photos with Santa. Kids will love the balloon artists elves and writing letters for Santa's mailbox. Lunch will be available for purchase. 

For everyone’s safety, a temperature check and mask wearing will be required – even for Santa and his elves!  Please remember that children should have one as well.

Gift Donation Station opens at 1:00pm, Boarding opens at 2:00pm,  Sailing 2:30-4:30pm.

Ticket pickup and cruise: 400 Toulouse Street (adjacent to JAX Brewery Building)

For bookings and questions about the Sailing with Santa Cruise, please call 504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628.

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