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Voodoo and Ghostly Encounters

September 06, 2022
Founded in 1718, New Orleans has three centuries of French, Spanish, African, Native American, and Acadian history filled with violent deaths. Legends of grisly murders, plundering pirates, voodoo spirits and restless wanderers run rampant across the city. Some of the original residents and visitors of our historic French Quarter never left town!

Fall Showtime: Lights, Camera, Action! Kickoff to the Cultural Season

September 06, 2022
As the temperature slowly begins to drop in the Crescent City, the cultural and concert seasons are heating up. The opera, ballet, philharmonic orchestra and theater all take center stage each fall with myriad standing-ovation-worthy performances ranging from Beethoven to Broadway. And if you’re looking to laugh out loud, tap your toes or dance like nobody’s watching, there is no shortage of shows to stir the soul.

BB’s Stage Door Canteen – nationalww2museum.org
September 17: Latin Music Dine & Dance with Muevelo

Fall for the French Market - A Cornucopia of Festivities, Food and Fun!

September 06, 2022
For over 200 years, the historic French Market has been a lively and engaging hub for community, commerce and culture. While many aspects of the world-renowned shopping and social district have been as fluid as the Mississippi River (on which the market sits), one thing remains true—this economic and entertainment engine continues to drive locals and visitors to the heart of the Crescent City, delighting them around every turn.

Fall Festivities & Frights!

September 06, 2022
As the summer heat breaks and coolness creeps into the air, the fall season eases its way into New Orleans. Fall in the Crescent City is a perfect blend of food, frights and festivals. Starting with our Labor Day celebrations, the city is active throughout the holidays. And no other place in the country celebrates like the Big Easy. Be it a food dish, holiday, animal, fruit or vegetable, we will have a festival or event in its honor.

Showtime: In The Hot Seat

June 07, 2022
The temperature isn’t the only thing heating up this summer in the Big Easy. From sultry Broadway classics and fiery comedy specials to the hottest acts in country, pop, rap, gospel, hip-hop, rock and more, there’s no shortage of sizzling shows to help keep you cool and wash away those summertime blues.

Champions Square – champions-square.com
June 16: Crowder - My People Tour

Go 4th on the River!

June 07, 2022
The Crescent City is the place to spend your Star Spangled holiday this year. New Orleans has become one of the top destinations for visitors to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday. And much of the kudos to this feat is because of our premier event: Go 4th on the River. This community project, produced by the Riverfront Marketing Group, is a family-treasured traditional fireworks display over the Mighty Mississippi, attracting locals and tourists from around the world.

The French Market District

June 07, 2022
For over 300 years, the city of New Orleans has been a magical place where music, food, literature and art have flourished. Its storied history is a kaleidoscope of different nationalities and ethnicities that come together to create a city that is one of the top destinations in the world. At the heart of this wondrous city is the French Quarter, founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville.

Our Most Festive Time of Year!

March 07, 2022
We have a saying in Louisiana: “Laissez les bons temps rouler,” or “Let the good times roll.” Saying this Cajun expression is a fun and festive way to get people riled up and let them know that the party is starting.

Bevelo Gas & Electric Lights (Like Being a Cajun in a Candy Store)

March 07, 2022
When I switched from Catholic school to private school in the fifth grade, several of my new classmates described me as “fancy.” I took it as a compliment, given that I liked the metallic threads in my button-up shirts, I thought hair should only be feathered, and I covered my K-Swiss with inspirational quotes before inspirational quotes were a thing. “Why be anything other than fancy?” I would say to myself under my breath. “You’re special and noticeable, and everything else pales in comparison to you.” I also liked the word because I could spell it. I was a terrible speller.

Catch Spring Fever in NOLA

March 07, 2022
Springtime in New Orleans is like nature’s way of saying, “laissez les bons temps rouler.” Coming right off the heels of Mardi Gras, we go from beads and floats to bonnets and festivals. This year is especially exciting with the return of some highly anticipated festivals and holiday celebrations.

Premier Performances to Tickle Your Fancy

March 07, 2022
Spring has sprung—so have spectacular shows of all sorts. Whether you’re ready to laugh out loud or jam out, to take in classic or modern acts, there’s something to suit every live performance palate. From Broadway and ballet, to comedy, country, and crooners, we’ve got your ticket to the hottest shows in town!

Champions Square – champions-square.com

Apr. 8: Bon Iver
The GRAMMY® award-winning American indie-folk band performs live with special guest Dijon in this state-of-the-art outdoor venue.

House of Blues – houseofblues.com/neworleans