The Stage Is Set... Show-Stopping Classics, Comedies, Crooners & More!

December 15, 2022
Whether you’re a fan of the classics or prefer contemporary, there’s something to warm the heart and soul every music and performing arts lover this winter. Get into the holiday spirit with The Nutcracker ballet, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical or enjoy traditional holiday tunes performed by renowned singers Chris Isaak and Lauren Daigle. Get ready to laugh out loud with award-winning comedians, tap your toes to top musicals, and dance without care at exhilarating concerts. Bravo!

House of Blues – houseofblues.com/neworleans

Celebrate the Season French Market Style

December 15, 2022
Make your holiday season merry and bright with a visit to the historic French Market District. Celebrating 200 years of commerce, community and culture, the iconic open-air market and neighboring areas that make up the French Market District are bursting with holiday magic and good cheer.

From Christmas to Carnival

December 15, 2022
New Orleans is magical year-round, but there is something extra special about this city during the holidays and winter months. From Christmas to Carnival season, there is a lot of excitement packed into this short time period. Our unique culture gives tourists and locals alike an added layer of celebration to time honored traditions of the holidays. And the great thing about traditions is it’s never too late to start a new one.

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.