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Published Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (October 13, 2020)— Royal Sonesta New Orleans is celebrating the holidays with Santa’s Pajama Party at Restaurant R’evolution, a Stay Safe with Sonesta event. Held on select weekends throughout December, Santa’s Pajama Party is part of community outreach initiative in support of Children’s Hospital New Orleans.


At the event, children are invited wear their favorite holiday pajamas, will deliver their holiday wish list and visit with Santa and the Sugarplum Fairy Princess while enjoying a festive atmosphere inside the elegant Restaurant R’evolution. Kids can decorate holiday cookies, made with Chef John Folse’s famous recipe, while sipping on hot chocolate or fresh apple cider as parents enjoy bottomless mimosas or mocktails. Attendees will be able to order from a select wine list and specially curated menu created by Restaurant R’evolution’s award winning chefs.


“We’re excited to celebrate the holidays this year with Santa’s Pajama Party,” said Al Groos, General Manager of Royal Sonesta New Orleans. “Families can enjoy festive food and fun while also supporting a good cause.”


As part of Sonesta Hotel International’s Culture of Caring philanthropic initiative, Santa’s Pajama Party will help raise funds for Children’s Hospital New Orleans.  Attendees can donate to the hospital when they purchase their event tickets.  For every $5 donation, participants will be entered into a raffle to win a grand prize package. The randomly selected raffle winner will receive:

  • 60,000 Sonesta Travel Pass points*, which can be used for a two-night stay at Royal Sonesta New Orleans or another Sonesta Hotels property
  • $100 gift certificate to experience on-site venues Restaurant R’evolution, Desire Oyster Bar and/or The Jazz Playhouse.

Tickets for to attend Santa’s Pajama Party are priced at $65 for adults and $45 for children under 12, with no charge for children under 2 years. Admission includes a decorate-your-own cookie kit and festive holiday item for children as well as bottomless mimosas or mocktails for adults. Holiday cookies, fresh apple cider and a hot chocolate station are also included. Ticket price does not include sales tax, service charge or gratuity.


VIP tickets are available and include additional special amenities such as table service from costumed staff, additional time with Santa, and more.  VIP tickets cost $90 for adults and $66 for children under 12, tax and service charge not included. 


Discounted event parking will be available at Royal Sonesta New Orleans for $12 plus tax. Limited group seating is available and can be requested via email at .


To learn more about Santa’s Pajama Party, including calendar dates, purchasing and donation information, please visit:


About Royal Sonesta New Orleans:

Located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter and steps away from some of the city’s finest shopping and visitor attractions, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a hub of authentic jazz, vibrant night life and refined southern design. The hotel is home to several dining and entertainment venues, including Restaurant R’evolution, Bar R’evolution, The Jazz Playhouse, Desire Oyster Bar, Le Booze and PJ’s Coffee Café. In addition to world-class amenities, Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers 20,000 square feet of meeting and special event space. With 483 newly appointed rooms, including 36 suites, the luxurious hotel is one of nearly 70 properties within Sonesta. For more information, visit or call 504-586-0300.