Do your kids have way too much stuff? I know, mine do. The last thing I want is MORE TOYS that they play with for five minutes and then never touch again. Personally, I'm leaning more toward experience-type gifts vs. more stuff. Here is an excellent list of 40+ non-toy and experience gifts for the New Orleans kid that has EVERYTHING!
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New Orleans Attractions Kids Love
Louisiana Children's Museum Membership
Season Passes to the Carousel Gardens and Storyland at New Orleans City City Park.
Tickets to City Putt in City Park
Trip to NOMA for the art lovers in your life.
Tickets to the National World War 2 Museum
Take a tour with Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours or Honey Island Swamp Tours
Trip down the river on The City of New Orleans, the Steamboat Natchez, or the Creole Queen
Gift certificate to Cafe Du Monde
Gift Certificate to your favorite snowball stand
Visit Mardi Gras World
Play and take selfies at JamNOLA
Take a Donut Tour.
Have a staycation in New Orleans
New Orleans Gifts for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Play Passes to Luv 2 Play or NOLA Kids Ground.
Take a trip to Lynn Meadows Children's Discovery Center.
Go See Disney Jr Live
Have a Baby Shark Christmas
Personalized Blanket or Night Light
New Orleans Gifts For Older Kids, Including Tweens and Teens
Passes to jump at Sky Zone Metairie or Defy New Orleans.
Gift Certificate to Adventure Quest Laser Tag.
Go Zip Lining Over the Swamp.
Gift certificates to one of the potteries or local painting places.
Horseback riding lessons at the stables in City Park or Audubon Park
Take a walking tour of New Orleans
Bowling at AMF Lanes In Kenner
Roller Skating at Airline Skate Center
Get tickets to their favorite show at the Saenger Theatre.
Get tickets to see the Pelicans or Saints play.
Movie tickets are always a hit. Gift certificates to see movies AMC Westbank, AMC Clearview, or AMC Elmwood are perfect.
New Orleans Christmas Events That Make A Great Present
Watch the Nutcracker
See Holiday Dreams: A Spectacular Holiday Cirque.
Tickets to Celebration in the Oaks
Sing Let it Go with Elsa at Frozen Jr.
Go ice-skating at NOLA Christmas Fest
See the holiday classic Holiday Inn.
Let your heart grow two sizes watching How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Non-Toy Gifts Perfect for All New Orleans Kids
A subscription to one of the many monthly subscription services such as:
- Think Outside Boxes
- Monthly Snack Box
- Mickey Monthly
- Sensory Therapy Box
- Green Kid Crafts
- Walt Life
- ABC Mouse
- Adventure Academy
The Gift Of Family Travel
An adventure in another city like Houston
A trip to Sea World, Discovery Cove, Sesame Place, or Bush Gardens.
A trip to Walt Disney World
Take one of these Road Trips
Go play at OWA for the day.
A trip to Great Wolf Lodge
Visit the dolphins at the Gulfarium
Get season passes to Gulf Islands Water Park
Explore Space and Science at Infinity Science Center.
We hope this list helps you find the perfect gift for your New Orleans kid! Have any suggestions we forgot? Tell us in the comme
My teenager loves to get gift cards to Top Golf in Baton Rouge.