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Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration 🎄

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Lake Charles Civic Center

  • Presented By: The City of Lake Charles
  • Dates: December 7, 2019
  • Location: Lake Charles Civic Center
  • Time: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Admission: Free
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The Light Up the Lake Christmas Festival in Lake Charles, LA is a great way to kick of the Christmas season.

Schedule

6:30 PM- Lighted Street Parade through Downtown Lake Charles

7:30 PM- Lighting Ceremony on the Civic Center Front Lawn

8:15 PM- Lighted Boat Parade on the Civic Center Lakefront Promenade

8:45 PM- Fireworks Extravaganza over the Lake (Tune in to KBYS 88.3 FM for Music Simulcast)

*All times subject to change.

How to Participate

Entries are being accepted for the Street Parade and Lighted Boat Parade. Click the links below for rules and entry forms.

Street Parade Entry Form

Lighted Boat Parade Entry Form