New Roads annual holiday shopping event starts this weekend

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The holidays are about spending quality time with people you care about, not splashing the cash, so be thoughtful about gifts but don’t worry about their price tag.

NEW ROADS, La (BRPROUD) – New Roads is getting ready to prepare the public for Christmas with their annual shopping event Holiday Market at the Mill.

Holiday Market at the Mill will be from Friday, Nov. 19 to Sunday, Nov. 21 at the historic Cottonseed Oil Mill.

Shoppers can find gifts from vendors and companies across the south at the mill. This year, 180 vendors are offering a variety of items such as antiques, pottery, woodworking, crafts, artwork, food, clothing and more. This year’s feature event is a visit from Santa on Saturday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can take a photo with Santa and mail a letter to the North Pole for five dollars.

The Annual Holiday Market At The Mill dates and hours are listed below:

  • Friday
    • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday
    • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday
    • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Cottonseed Oil Mill floorplan spans 50,000 square feet providing ample space for social distancing. Early-bird, one-day general admission, and weekend passes are available. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online.

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