Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser Chosen to Flip Switch at the 2018 Lighting of The Waldorf Wonderland at The Roosevelt New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - The most exquisite hotel in the city, The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, will once again capture the true essence of the holidays with the long awaited, lighting of the Waldorf Wonderland in the hotel’s lobby on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
The New Orleans Christmas tradition returns with Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser chosen as The Roosevelt’s official lobby lighter this year. The Lt. Gov. will kick off the holiday season with the flip of a switch, igniting the lobby in sparkling lights. As the ambassador of Louisiana travel, he is the perfect host for the annual event which marks the launch of the holiday season for all of New Orleans and its visitors.
The lobby lighting will take place promptly at 5:15 p.m., followed by a champagne toast. The public is invited to join in transforming The Roosevelt New Orleans’ beloved block-long lobby into a canopy of more than 60,000 twinkling lights, 46 Christmas trees, 22 birch trees and 30 feet of garland. This gorgeous display tells a spirited story, showcasing the best of New Orleans and the holidays through a classic theme designed to wow crowds each year. Guests are welcomed to revel in the display through New Year’s Day.
To learn more about or experience the holidays at The Roosevelt, please visit www.waldorfastoria.com/theroosevelt, call +1-504-648-1200 or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @theroosevelt_no. For more information about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, please visit news.waldorfastoria.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @waldorfastoria.
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