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Annual Sailing with Santa aboard the Riverboat City of New Orleans

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Category: Major Events/Festivals

Start: Nov 28, 2020 2:00 PM

End: Nov 28, 2020 4:30 PM

Steamboat NATCHEZ, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

NewOrleans Steamboat Company Hosts Annual Sailingwith Santa

Cruiseto Benefit Local Families in Need


The Steamboat Company will again behosting their annual Sailing with SantaCruise on Saturday, November 28, 2020. The cruise will accept toysto be donated to the New Orleans Family Justice Center. The Centerprovides a wide range of services to survivors of domestic abuse,assault, trafficking and more. The passengers’ donated giftspromise a nicer Christmas for the children.


Thecruise is free to anyone who brings a new, unwrapped toy to bedonated to the New Orleans Family Justice Center. Locals are invitedto take a ride on the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS, the new sistership to the beloved Steamboat NATCHEZ. Santa Claus will be greetingour passengers and sailing down the Mississippi River with them. Inaddition, there will be a balloon elf, and a chance to write a letterto Santa and put it in his mailbox. (Lunch will be available foroptional purchase)


Butfirst, due to Covid19 guidelines we need to keep the number onboardin line, everyone is asked to first make a reservation at https://reserve.neworleanssteamboat.com/SailingwithSanta/10829.html

Itis $1 per person. Allparticipants, regardless of age, mustbring with them a new, unwrapped toy to be gifted to the Center’schildren ages infant to 17 years, in order to board the cruise. Weencourage participants to make this an item to make a child’sChristmas special!


Foreveryone’s safety a temperature check, and the wearing of maskswill be required – even for Santa and his elves! Please rememberthat children should have one as well.

GiftDonation Station opens at 1:00pm, Boarding opens at 2:00pm, Sailing2:30-4:30pm.

Ticketpickup and cruise: 400 Toulouse Street (adjacent to JAX BreweryBuilding)


Tolearn more about the Center’s programs please visit and NewOrleans Family Justice Center. For bookings and questions aboutthe Sailing with Santa Cruiseplease call 504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628.


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