Christmas lights, ice skating and a festive celebration are some fun holiday activities to do.
1. See a light show: The Raposo Family in Gonzales puts on a nightly Christmas light display from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. This year there are nearly 80,000 synchronized lights. The show can be seen at 13124 Mill Grove Drive, Gonzales.
2. Go ice skating: The Raising Cane's River Center in Baton Rouge is hosting their Skating on the River event from Dec. 21 to Jan. 2. Tickets can be purchased from ticketmaster.com.
3. A Celebration in the Oaks: New Orleans' annual Christmas celebration, Christmas in the Oaks, is a holiday light festival, with thousands of light displays, rides and Christmas activities. Festivities will continue until Jan. 1, 2017. More information can be found at neworleanscitypark.com.