Special Events

New Years Noon

New Years Noon

Kids ring in 2022 at 12 noon!

25th Annual New Year’s Noon and Carnival Countdown. Tickets are on sale now!!!

Friday, December 31, 2021, 10 am – 2 pm 

12 NOON – countdown to 2022 (confetti blast & balloon drop)

 

Dates/ Times / Tickets

December 31, 2021 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Tickets on Sale NOW!!! – BUY TICKETS 

Admission is $8.00 per person, 12 months and under are free; members are $4.00 per person (Check your email for discount code)

Carnival Games: Tickets range from 25 cents to $1.50/ Unlimited Play Wrist Bands $15.00 – Purchase day of the event

Admission tickets and game/food tickets are non-refundable. However, if you are unable to attend we can transfer the funds to a gift card. Please email [email protected] for more details. 

Carnival Games

McIlhenny Co. Tabasco Pepper Sauce Factory“Pepper the Gumbo”
Kiwanis of Acadiana “Catch of the Day”
Hair spray & Body Art
Hoop Shoot
Treasure Dig
Bowling
Mystery Boxes
Silly Birds
Bean Bag Toss
Pinko
Ring A drink
High Striker
Three in A Row
Toilet Paper Toss
Can Toss
Confetti Craze
Craft Corner
Balloon Burst

Sponsors

TBA

Twinkle Light Night 2021

SOLD OUT

Each year we are excited to see a growing interest in our programs and events, which leads to tickets selling out earlier. We have now reached capacity for Twinkle Light Night, so we had to close ticket sales. If you didn’t get a chance to get your ticket, please do consider joining us at one of our other events like New Year’s Noon! Stay tuned

! BREAKING NEWS!  

Santa Claus is on his way to the CMA for Twinkle Light Night

The Children’s Museum of Acadiana’s 7th annual Twinkle Light Night is set for Friday, December 3, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  Santa wants to hear your Christmas wishes and loves to take pictures!   

The CMA elves have been hard at work planning lots of memory-making, hands-on Christmas fun. There is a flurry of activities in every corner of the Museum.    

 Admission:  $8 per person; members $4 per person.  12 months and under are free.

Advance tickets on sale November 5, 2021:  purchase online or at CMA Tuesday—Sunday.    Tickets are non-refundable.

Due to anticipated high demand, the advance purchase of admission tickets for TLN is strongly encouraged.  Limited capacity ensures a great time for everyone so please note that admission, the same day at the door is subject to availability and is not guaranteed

Dates/ Times / Tickets

December 3, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 

Tickets are SOLD OUT – Each year we are excited to see a growing interest in our programs and events, which leads to tickets selling out earlier. We have now reached capacity for Twinkle Light Night, so we had to close ticket sales. If you didn’t get a chance to get your ticket, please do consider joining us at one of our other events like New Year’s Noon! Stay tuned

 

 

 

 

 

Activities

Twinkle Stations:

“Deck the Hall”:  Make & take handprint wreath, design a pine cone tree, decorate an ornament, Thumbs up tree lighting 

“Tis’ the Science of the Season”:    Stir up a batch of Cajun Snow and mix up a serving of   Grinch Slush

Candy Cane Lane “:  Cookie Decorating and Elf Treat surprises  

Merry Selfies”: Plenty of spots to show off those giggles and Christmas jammies

 

Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email us at [email protected]

Spooktacular Halloween Parties 2021
Spooktacular Halloween Parties 2021

ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT – AT CAPACITY

Acadiana’s favorite not-so-scary Halloween party is creeping up soon!  We’re brewing up a batch of fun for the whole family.  Chunk a pumpkin, build a Frankenstein, feed the monsters,  watch a thrilling science show,  get a little batty with art … just a few of the real “treats”  that will have your ghouls and goblins howling for more. 

Join us for a fang-tastic time!  Tickets on sale October 1st – Limited Quantity

Dates/ Times / Tickets

October 30, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm – SOLD OUT

 

October 31, 2021 – 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm – SOLD OUT

 

October 31, 2021 – 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm – SOLD OUT 

Activities

🎃 Chuck a Pumpkin

🧟 Build a Frankenstein

🦉 Dress a Scarecrow

👾 Feed the monsters

🧪 Slime Science Station

🌩️ Wild Wind Tornados

🏌️ Mini Golf

🖼️ Arts & Crafts

👻 Ghost Story Time

📸 Selfie Stations

⚗️ Mad Scientist Show

🍬 Just treats no Tricks grab bags

Exhibits open for play!!!

Face painting: Dip and Dabble Face Painting & Body Art by Qui –  (additional cost)

Spooky Sponsors

Thank you Raising Cane’s for providing treats and no tricks!

CMA at Home!

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Make Handwashing Fun!

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