NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Fox 8 Local First Morning Edition team was live at Celebration in the Oaks Friday morning.
John Snell, Nancy Parker, Meg Gatto, and Shelby Latino spoke with event coordinators, holiday decoration experts, doctors, chefs and musicians all to get you into the holiday spirit.
The 2017 season is Celebration in the Oaks' 31st anniversary.
Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the park to see the magical winter spectacle.
City Park's famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.