The City of New Roads announce their COVID-19 Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony,Wednesday, December 16 at 6 p.m.
The City’s annual Christmas celebration was canceled amid Louisiana reverting back to a modified Phase 2 as coronavirus cases surged. The evening will culminate with the lighting of the Christmas tree, covered with more than 3,000 Christmas lights by New Roads Welcome Center and Public Works staff. In addition to the tree-lighting, the virtual event will showcase a special holiday performance.
The flipping of the switch will broadcast LIVE on the city’s Facebook page at https://m.facebook.com/NewRoadsLa. The tree will remain the focal point of the holiday display Downtown across from City Hall, 211 W. Main Street. The public is invited to take pictures, take a stroll, or drive-by to view the sights any evening beginning December 17 through January 3.