The Gardens of the American Rose Center are transformed into a whimsical winter wonderland featuring thousands of twinkling lights,dozens of lighted displays,giant Christmas Cards to the Community,nightly entertainment,photos with Santa,rides on the Roseland Express train and tons of fun for the whole family! Don’t forget to visit the Gift Shop and our concession stand during your visit.
Please note that Christmas in Roseland is a walking event only and no carts are available.
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays Only
November 23-December 23, 2012
Gates are open from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Last car admitted at 9:30 p.m.
FRIDAY FAMILY FUN NIGHTS
A new feature of our festival will be Friday Family Fun Nights! Each Friday night we will have an event that the entire family can enjoy. These events are included in the price of admission to Christmas in Roseland.
Fri.,Nov. 23 — Roasting marshmallows and storytelling of Papa Noel.
Fri.,Nov. 30 — Showing a Christmas movie on the lawn – Elf. Brought to you in part by Fun Flicks. Movie will be shown at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Fri.,Dec. 7 — Come out and hold a baby alligator! Gators and Friends partners with CIR to bring a uniquely Louisiana experience!
Fri.,Dec. 14 — Meet the royalty of the Krewe of Centaur. See a Mardi Gras float up close and personal,catch beads and take pictures with the royalty.
Fri.,Dec. 21 — Showing a Christmas movie on the lawn – The Polar Express. Brought to you in part by Fun Flicks. Movie will be shown at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
We have added more scenes for visitors to enjoy — an animated scene of penguins in a snowball fight,an 18-foot tall air dancer Santa Claus,and a light projected snowstorm.
Photos with Santa
Roseland Express Train
|Please call 318-938-5402 to make a group reservation|
Video of Santa reading The Night before Christmas
|The contest is now closed. Click here to view the 2012 winners.|
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
American Rose Society
AEP/Dolet Hills Lignite Co.
Peoples State Bank
Carter Federal Credit Union
Willis-Knighton Health System
Accounting Plus Solutions
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana
Fun Flicks Outdoor Movies
Greenwood Chamber of Commerce
Hercules Fence Company
Shreveport-Bossier Convention &Tourist Bureau
Town Square Media