Sabine Parish turns into Winter Wonderland

Take a drive through Cypress Bend Park Thursday through Sunday each week in December to view Louisiana’s most enchanting Christmas light display. Santa will be at Cypress Bend each Saturday of December spreading holiday cheer. Admission will be $5 per car and the lights will end Friday, Dec. 23 .   

Events in Many begins judging on Thursday, Dec. 1 for the Christmas decorating contest for businesses, yards, and homes. Moonlight Madness kicks off in downtown Many at 5 pm on Friday, Dec. 2. Come shop the block for an evening of after-hours shopping. Local businesses along with area vendors will be set up from 5-9 pm along San Antonio Avenue eager to serve you as you complete your Christmas shopping. Bring the kids to see Santa and enjoy a Christmas movie. There will also be food trucks set up along the route. Moonlight Madness is an event that even the grinch would marvel at! 

Many’s annual Christmas Festival begins Sunday, Dec. 11 with a parade at 3 pm on San Antonio Avenue, the festival will follow at 4 pm at the fairgrounds, and fireworks at 6:30 pm. Additional events taking place through the holiday season include bingo, concerts, art classes and much more! For a full schedule of events, visit or call the Sabine Parish Tourist and Recreation Commission at (318) 256-5880.  

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