Dec 8 - 15

Movies on the Mississippi

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk and the Downtown Development District (DDD) present two nights of free outdoor screenings of holiday movie favorites, The Polar Express and Elf, at the annual Holiday Movies on the Mississippi. New this year – the events will be hosted at the Convention Center Plaza, located on Julia Street and Convention Center Boulevard. Free and open to the public, the movies shown on a 26-foot movie screen.

  • Friday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m.The Polar Express
  • Friday, Dec. 15, 6:30 p.m.Elf

The screenings include popcorn from Popcorn Bistro and hot chocolate from Café du Monde. The first 75 families in attendance each Friday will receive a free fleece blanket, courtesy of the DDD.

The film series is part of the DDD’s Canal Street: Home for the Holidays promotion that supports Canal Street retailers during the holiday season and encourages family-friendly activity along the Canal Street corridor.