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Pictures of Celebration in the Oaks, a New Orleans Christmas Tradition

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T-Rex in Lights at New Orleans City Park
Pictures of Celebration in the Oaks, a New Orleans Christmas Tradition

T-Rex lights up the lawn by the New Orleans Museum of Art as part of a holiday dinosaur group.

c. N.A. Nungesser
T-Rex towers over the other dinosaurs in a Celebration in the Oaks lighting display group set against the dramatic backdrop of the New Orleans Museum of Art. The lit-up dino's are some of the holiday figure decorations that you can see for free. They are right along side the road in City Park so you can even drive by for free.

(Since Katrina, the Celebration in the Oaks admission is for a walking tour and activities inside the Botanical Gardens, Storyland and Carousel Garden Amusement Park. There is no paid driving tour. This annual City Park attraction is a favorite New Orleans Christmas outing,
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