The City of Natchitoches will “Turn on the Holidays” Saturday, Nov. 19, officially marking the beginning of the Natchitoches Christmas Festival season. The event will feature live musical performances, amusements, food, lights and fireworks. Admission is free and open to the public.
In preparation for Turn on the Holidays, the downtown riverbank will be closed to all vehicular traffic beginning at 6 a.m. The Church Street Bridge and Williams Avenue from Whitfield Drive to Henry Avenue will close at 6:30 p.m. to all traffic and will reopen after the conclusion of the fireworks.