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December 1 2021 | Family Travel Tips

Sailing with Santa - Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021

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 20th. 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. 

Based on city guidelines, all guests 12 years and older must show proof of vaccination, a PRC or antigen test before boarding.

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 reservations and more info about the Sailing with Santa Cruise, go here. 

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