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Old Mandeville Business Association (OMBA) is a non-profit organization made up of a network of businesses in the Old Mandeville area and resident members which share the same commitment to serve, support, and advance the interests of local commerce while remaining true to the unique, soulful spirit of the Old Mandeville community.
10:00am to 4:00pm
Girod Street, Old Mandeville
The 16th annual Christmas Past Festival, one of the Northshore’s premier holiday events, will take place on Girod Street in Old Mandeville on Saturday, December 14 from 10AM to 4PM (Rain Date: December 15). The event will feature more than 100 artists and craftsmen from across the Greater New Orleans area.
The event includes a Children’s Village with arts and crafts, a food court featuring a variety of local restaurants, live music by Box Office Giants and UMPHY, train rides, old fashioned horse and carriage rides, and roaming holiday characters like the Grinch, Cindy Lou Who, Frosty the Snowman and Christmas carolers. Santa Claus will also be present for photos with the kids.
The festival theme “Christmas Past Classics” will give nod to classic holiday films including The Grinch, Santa Clause, A Christmas Carol, Elf and Polar Express. Admission to the event is free, and attendees are encouraged to get in the holiday spirit – costumes and holiday attire add to the festive atmosphere!
President: Dr. Liza Ledet, Mandeville Animal Hospital
Secretary: Charissa Lovecchio, The Grapeful Ape
Treasurer: Mark Winebrener, Clear View Accounting Solutions
VP Civic/Government Affairs: Steven Federer, Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast
VP Membership: Jenny Mutter, Latter & Blum
VP Events: Rikki Gallup, Cameo Boutique
VP Marketing: Christy Parker, Rob's Rockin' Dogs