Tag: New Orleans

Join in on the Holiday Fun with these Halloween Events

Happy Halloween Typography With Pumpkins

Halloween is right around the corner. Have you made any holiday plans? If not, we know just what to place on your to-do list. Check out what’s going on nearby at the end of this month. Ghostly Gallivant Living History Tours & Silent Auction That’s right – you can explore New Orleans’ ghostly history this… Read more »

Head Out to the 2017 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

musician playing trumpet at Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

Looking for something to get into this weekend? Head out to the 2017 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. This is the 12th year of this event, so it is sure to be one to enjoy. Purchase valuable collectibles as you indulge in good music and delicious food. This festival has everything that you need… Read more »

You’re in Luck! Irish Fest is Coming to New Orleans this September

Irish man dressed for Irish Fest

Celebrate Irish culture at the 2017 Irish Fest New Orleans! This annual event is put on by Irish businesses owners across the New Orleans area. Together, they present an event that’s perfect for the entire family, complete with Irish food, live music, dancing, and more! Join in on the fun at this year’s festival on… Read more »

Top Reasons To Attend Satchmo Summerfest This August!

Trumpet Street Jazz New Orleans at Satchmo SummerFest

The City of New Orleans pays tribute annually to one of their most famous natives. We know him as the late Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, and the Satchmo Summerfest is named in his honor. During its first year, organizers had no idea just how successful the event would become. It began growing in popularity so rapidly… Read more »

Celebrate Bastille Day Fête In New Orleans This Year!

Celebrating Bastille Day in New Orleans

It’s known as the third best Bastille celebration in the world by Reuters.com. The Bastille Day celebration in New Orleans is one for the books. Bastille Day celebrates the French national holiday, and it’s only appropriate that it’s celebrated in the US’s most French-influenced city: New Orleans. For the 6th year in a row, the people… Read more »

Get Ready for the 11th Annual Running of the Bulls in New Orleans

Running of the Bulls Celebration in New Orleans

It is that time of year again when the New Orleans community swarms the streets of downtown for the 11th Annual Running of the Bulls Festival. This event coincides with the world famous Encierro (Running of the Bulls) at San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain. The city of New Orleans has created their unique spin… Read more »

Family Fun at the Bear Creek Bayou in New Orleans

The Flaming Lips are due to headline a new-to-New Orleans festival this fall, joining a lineup that also includes Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Lettuce, Soulive, Flowtribe and the Foundation of Funk featuring George Porter Jr., Zigaboo Modeliste, John Medeski and Eddie Roberts, among others. The Bear Creek Bayou Festival is scheduled for Sept. 30 to Oct.… Read more »

Celebrate Southern Food at the Fried Chicken Festival in New Orleans

The inaugural Fried Chicken Festival (FCF) is set to take place on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Lafayette Square, located in the Central Business District of New Orleans. FCF is a free outdoor festival that brings food, music, family and festivities together, all in celebration of the classic southern dish. The festival will take place from… Read more »

Rogers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music at the Saenger Theatre

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, is coming to the Saenger Theatre. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best… Read more »

Discover New Orleans’ Hidden Gem Restaurants

Gene’s 1040 Elysian Fields Ave. Get the real N’awlins experience at this unassuming po-boy and breakfast shop where popular menu items include chicken wings, hot sausage and cheese po-boys, and Philly cheesesteaks. And don’t miss their daily specials throughout the week like red beans and rice on Mondays, stewed chicken on Thursdays, and stuffed bell… Read more »