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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Holiday season is coming to life at the Morial Convention Center.

NOLA Christmas Fest opens Friday morning.

The 15-day celebration starts when doors open at 10 a.m.

Some of the attractions at NOLA Christmas-fest include the only real ice skating rink in the city, it's over 7,200 square feet.

There is a 120-foot ice slide, a walk-through maze, a Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, a snowball fight and a snowy summit climbing wall to entertain and challenge.

NOLA Christmas-fest runs through December 30.

Tickets can be purchased online at nolachristmasfest.com

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