Trees on Hilton’s Santa Claus Lane

Dozens and dozens of trees!

Each year dozens of schools and non-profits gather to decorate Christmas trees along Hilton's Santa Claus Lane in Carousel Gardens Amusement Park during Celebration in the Oaks.

A special partnership with Hilton hotels of New Orleans: General Managers from area Hilton branded properties judged the Christmas trees on Hilton's Santa Claus Lane and award a $3000 cash prize to the winner.

The 2019 season winner was announced during the special FOX 8 on-site morning show on December 6th.  Click here to see! 

The 2019 winner is.....

Boothville Venice Elementary! The $3000 award from Hilton will go to the school's art program. Students used recycled items and a 'snoman' theme. 

BIG congrats to Boothville Venice Elementary and a BIG thanks to Hilton!

Hilton is the official hotel partner for Celebration in the Oaks. For a VIP Celebration in the Oaks experience, book the Hilton Papa Noel package at this link.

Trees start getting booked the March before the season. To get information and to get a tree, please email Julie at in March. 


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