For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
The Frosted Apron & Rip Van Winkle Gardens Present:
A Frosted Christmas
NEW IBERIA, La. --- Rip Van Winkle Gardens along with The Frosted Apron are very excited to announce the 2nd Annual Frosted Christmas at the Gardens.

The event will take place on Sun., Dec. 15, inside the newly renovated Bayless Center at Rip Van Winkle Gardens (5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia, La.). Participants can choose from two sessions: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 - 4 p.m.

Attendees will get to decorate their own Christmas themed cookies with Stacey from The Frosted Apron (two each), write a letter to Santa, enjoy delicious ice cream with a choice of topping from Baskin Robbins, play games, meet Santa and have a chance to win a door prize. Make sure to bring your camera to capture those sweet moments.

Each participant will also receive a coupon that will offer a buy one get one free entry to tour the mansion, which will be decorated beautifully for Christmas. Please note that the afternoon participants will need to come back at another date to use their coupon as the tours end at 4 p.m.

Recommended age to participate is 4 to 12. If participant is younger, please note they may need extra help from a parent/adult to decorate their cookies. If you have any friends that want to be in the same group as you, or you would like to purchase shirts to wear to the event please call Stacey at (337) 201-1952.

Cost is $28 per child who is participating in the activities, which needs to be paid in advance through Eventbrite . You must purchase a child's ticket to get in. For each participating child, three nonparticipants can get in free. Make sure you attend at the time you choose and arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of the event to sign in. No walk-ins, pets, or alcoholic beverages are allowed at this event. Payment is nonrefundable.

"We are so excited and hope you make this sweet event part of your family traditions each year with us," said Nick Delcambre with Rip Van Winkle Gardens. "It's going to be a fun day at the Gardens!"

Click here for tickets. For more information please call Stacey at (337) 201-1952 or email; Nick Delcambre at (337) 577-1361 or email

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia, Louisiana.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit