The oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase territory, Natchitoches is a vibrant community dedicated to preserving its incredibly rich and diverse heritage. Established in 1714 as a center for trade between local Indians and French colonists, Natchitoches has known the imprint of French, Spanish, African, American Indian, Creole and American cultures.
This annual family celebration includes attractions for the whole family including fan favorites like the first and only REAL indoor ice rink in New Orleans, 8-foot-tall ice slides, and even a snowball fight area!
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