With Christmas less than a week away, there is still time to ramp up the holiday cheer. In addition to festivals and light shows around the state, there are also several holday movies filmed in Louisiana to help get everyone in the Christmas Spirit.
Louisiana has been the location of several holiday movies throughout the years, including some on Hallmark or even in theaters.
Here is a list of some holiday movies filmed in Louisiana.
A New Orleans Noel (2022)
Follows Grace (Keshia Knight Pulliam) and Anthony (Brad James), who despite having gone to college to study architecture together, are too different, but things between them change after both are hired to work on the same place and end up celebrating Christmas together, according to IMDb.
WATCH ON: Lifetime, Prime Video
All Saints Christmas (2022)
Tells the story of Lisette (Ledisi), a popular singer who’s getting ready to travel home for Christmas. When the media mistake a photo of her with her ex as an engagement announcement, her family insists that he join her on the trip.
All Saints Christmas was filmed in Vancouver and New Orleans.
WATCH ON: Fubo TV
The Christmas Contract (2018)
After a devastating breakup with ex-boyfriend Foster (Hunter Burke), Jolie (Hilarie Burton) heads to her hometown in Louisiana for Christmas. However, she begins to dread the thought of going back home after she finds out that Foster will be there with his new girlfriend.
According to Lafayette Travel, The Christmas Contract was filmed all around Lafayette.
WATCH ON: Prime Video
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
This film follows a divorced New York marketing executive (Hilarie Burton) who goes back to her hometown to spend Christmas with her mother. Through a small miracle and a rekindled childhood romance, she discovers where her heart belongs, according to IMDb.
Christmas on the Bayou was filmed in Lafayette and St. Martinville.
WATCH ON: Prime Video or Philo
Christmas Cupid’s Arrow (2018)
Holly (Elisabeth Harnois) is a single college professional with a long history of dating the guy. After her sister announces that she is pregnant, she decides to sign up for an online dating service in an effort to meet Mr. Right.
Christmas Cupid’s Arrow was filmed in Lafayette, according to IMDb
WATCH: Prime Video, Roku
Hometown Christmas (2018)
This film follows a woman with plans to resurrect a live nativity in her town, a tradition that her mother used to organize. However, things get complicated when she finds out she will have to work with her former high school sweetheart, according to IMDb.
Filming locations included areas in Lafayette and Youngsville.
WATCH ON: Prime Video, Hulu and Philo
Christmas in Louisiana (2019)
A woman rediscovers the magic of the holiday season after she returns home for the town’s Sugarcane Christmas Festival.
Christmas in Louisiana was filmed in New Iberia, according to Iberia Travel.
WATCH ON: Roku
A Christmas Wish (2019)
In a small town in Louisiana, a wooden wishing box is placed in the park every December for people to write down their wish and slip it into the box. Maddie (Megan Park) makes a wish for her sister Faith (Hilarie Burton) to experience true love. The next day, Faith meets Andrew (Cristian de la Fuente), but is he the one for her?
According to Louisiana Travel, it was filmed in Ponchatoula, La.
WATCH ON: Hoopla or Prime Video
What She Wants For Christmas (2012)
This film follows 10-year-old Abigail (Brianna Dufrene) who makes a secret wish for Christmas and writes to the North Pole asking for something very special. When she doesn’t get what she wants, she captures St. Nick.
What She Wants For Christmas was filmed in Baton Rouge, La.
WATCH ON: Prime Video or Vudu
The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
Santa (John Goodman) decides to take the year off. However, two elves try to save Christmas and help Santa rediscover the meaning of the holidays.
According to IMDb, The Year Without a Santa Claus was filmed in Shreveport and Natchitoches, La.
WATCH ON: DVD
Last Holiday (2006)
After learning that she has a terminal illness, Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) decided to sell everything and go to Europe where she lives like a millionaire. Charming everyone she meets; the only thing missing is her longtime crush Sean (LL Cool J).
Last Holiday was partially filmed in New Orleans.
WATCH ON: Prime Video, Paramount+, Vudu, or YouTube
My Southern Family Christmas (2022)
This film follows journalist Campbell (Jaicy Elliot), who must decide whether or not to reveal the truth after she gets the chance the meet her biological father for the first time without him knowing, according to IMDb.
My Southern Family Christmas was filmed in Baton Rouge and Sorrento.
WATCH ON: FuboTV