The Lifetime movie “A Christmas Wish” transformed Ponchatoula, Louisiana into a winter wonderland in May of 2019. Not only was the movie filmed in Ponchatoula, but it’s also set in Ponchatoula. Visit filming locations while exploring the Strawberry Capital of the World. “Ponchatoula Park” in the movie is Kiwanis Park, located right off Main Street. And head to Roux & Brew on Railroad Avenue to grab a bite at the restaurant featured in the film as well. Executive Producer Daniel Lewis is a Louisiana native, Louisiana State University graduate and loved being able to film in his home state.