Celebration in the Oaks features light displays in 25 acres of New Orleans City Park, including Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, New Orleans Botanical Gardens and along the two-mile train ride circling the park's lagoon near City Park Avenue. Displays feature Mr. Bingle, Louisiana and holiday themes, dinosaurs, mythical creatures and more. Visitors can get their picture taken with Santa Claus at the gazebo near the carousel through Dec. 23. Events include parties celebrating Mr. Bingle's 70th birthday Dec. 1-3 and an afternoon run/walk Dec. 9. Admission $9, free for children ages 3 and under.