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Noel Acadien au Village Celebrates 38th Annual Christmas Celebration

Nov 28, 2018 09:11AM ● By Staff Writer

LARC’s Acadian Village is hosting its 38th annual Christmas festival fundraiser, Noel Acadien au Village presented by LUS Fiber, from November 30th – December 23rd, to benefit persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join LARC’s Acadian Village and that infamous mischievous Elf, Claude, as they kick off the Christmas fun with “Claude’s Enchanted Village.”

Noel Acadien au Village times are 5:30 pm-9:00 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance and may be purchased starting the week of Thanksgiving at select Shop Rite and Tabacco Plus stores located throughout Acadiana. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Children 4 years of age and under get in free.

 According to director of LARC’s Acadian Village, Thomas Gott, “…this year’s celebration has lots of new surprises, including an additional 40 thousand lights, the first ever animated Enchanted Forest, new animated resin porch displays, and lots of LED light upgrades.”

For those who are new to Noel Acadien au Village, this Christmas wonderland is popular for all ages. Visitors will enjoy classic carnival rides, lots of local food, holiday shopping, and live entertainment nightly as they stroll down the lighted pathways enjoying over a half-a-million lights as they as they glisten atop the beautiful ponds. And don’t forget to take your picture with Santa in the LUS Fiber Pavilion!

All proceeds directly benefit LARC’s Acadian Village and the residential, vocational, and community supports, and services at LARC. For more information about Noel Acadien au Village, visit their website at www.acadianvillage.org.