The streets will be filled with joy and festive cheer for the annual Christmas parade sponsored by the DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, followed by Christmas in the Park at 6:15 p.m. and fireworks at 7:30 p.m.

The DeQuincy Taste of the Holiday and Tour of Homes will also be held on Dec. 7 and will include visits to beautifully decorated homes beginning at 4:30 p.m. followed by a tasting at the JCE Center at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from the DeQuincy Civic Club.

Christmas at the Railroad Museum will be held from Nov. 30-Dec. 31 and will include thousands of exterior lights, a laser show and multiple indoor trees that all can be viewed from the drive through area in from of the museum.

On Friday, Dec. 6, the KCS Holiday Train rolls into town, decked out for Christmas. The train will open at 4 p.m. and food booths will be on site.

For more information, call (337) 786-6451 or the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau at (337) 436-9588 or visit