Christmas Parades, Drive-in Movie, Farmers Market, and more things to do this weekend in Houma & Thibodaux!

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Welcome to the weekend! The arrival of December brings Christmas parades, tree lighting ceremonies, dozens of holiday festivals, markets, and arts and craft fairs to Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. Whether you’re staying in or going out, check out our roundup of things you can do in the coming days.

Community Events:

Grinchmas Kids Night Out – Friday, December 3rd.

Throw on your ugliest Christmas sweater and channel your inner Grinch to help him ride his sleigh down the mountain with Max in tow! Can you design a sled that will carry all of the presents back to Whoville in time for Christmas? We will also make and take Grinchy Slime! Come celebrate the holiday season with us…..we promise to make your heart explode with joy! Pizza dinner included.

Thibodaux Service League’s Reindeer Rowe Event – Saturday, December 4.

Reindeer Rowe is a Christmas market by Thibodaux Service League. The market features unique holiday shopping with local merchants, including fashions and foods — all to benefit our local community.

– Market at the Marina – Saturday, December 4.

The free market held on the first Saturday of each month is transforming the marina into a winter wonderland for Saturday’s market! The family-friendly event will host music, food, and various local vendors.

– Toys for Tots Toy Collection Event – Saturday, December 4.

Stop by the Westside Walmart this Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. to donate a new and unwrapped toy to Houma Terrebonne Toys for Tots and enjoy a cup of community coffee, live music, and an appearance by Indiana Santa and the TFT Elves.


– Cajuns Farmers Market – Saturday, December 4.

The Downtown Houma Market has a new home at the Terrebonne Parish Main Library Parking Lot. Local vendors will have produce, crafts, canned items, baked goods, kettle corn, Vietnamese food, and so much more available.


Whiskey & Cookies with Santa – Saturday, December 4.

Bayou Terrebonne Distilleries invites you to see the big, jolly guy this Saturday at the distillery! Capture memories with Santa with photos taken by Kelsey Chauvin with Bijoux Photography.

– Bayou Blue Dancing Light Show – Open Now – Jan 1, 2022.

The Galliano family is making spirits bright with their home by transforming it into a light show this holiday season for the Bayou Blue light show. The show includes over 35,000 imported Italian twinkle lights dancing to festive holiday tunes. The drive-thru light show is open now, through Jan 1, from 5:3 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.


Holiday Drive-In Movies – Saturday, December 5.

Turkey is eaten, shopping is done, now it’s time for Christmas fun. The Junior Auxiliary of Houma is partnering with La Caretta to host a Holiday Drive-in Movie event on Sunday, Dec.5, at 6:00 p.m. Attendees, will enjoy live music, delicious food, and two-holiday classics.


– Thibodaux Christmas Parade – Saturday, December 5.

Thibodaux City Marshal Calvin Cooks, Sr., hopes to see everyone on the route this coming weekend for the Annual Christmas parade!