Category Archives: All Things Cajun

French Market Creole Tomato Festival

  Creole cuisine wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the delectable tomato—which is why there’s an entire summer fest dedicated to this amazing fruit. In June, you really see the fresh tomato dishes highlighted on menus around the city, and they are irresistible at farmers markets. Tomato crops debut each June, with the tomato festival…

New Orleans Oyster Festival

New Orleans Oyster Festival Mark your calendars for June 3 – 4 and experience the New Orleans Oyster Festival! This free, outdoor, two-day event is held next to Jax Brewery, and you’ll find a smattering of complementary events in the French Quarter. Sample local and imported oysters while enjoying competitions, live music, and of course…

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

  Locals simply call it Jazz Fest, and it’s one of the top celebrations of music, culture and heritage in Louisiana. Endless music, incredible delicacies, and artisanal crafts are all at the ready. Enjoy second line parades at this “Festival of the Year,” dubbed by Pollstar Magazine. The Wall Street Journal calls it “a showcase…

Free New Orleans Outings

  New Orleans is packed with freebies, so you can really make the most of a budget vacation. Window shop along Chartres and Royal Street, taking in the galleries, antique shops and, of course, street performers. Head over to the Arts District for more! Each first Saturday of the month is open gallery night with…

French Quarter Festival

As one of the most fun and exciting places in the United States, New Orleans is never in short supply when it comes to fun, food and festivities. After more than thirty years, the French Quarter Festival is still going strong and you are just in time to enjoy the fun. This weekend, April 9-11…

Cajun Dancing

If there is one word that sums up New Orleans in all regards it is ‘Cajun’. Cajun food, Cajun music and Cajun Dancing are all iconic parts of the New Orleans culture. If you are looking to find all of these in one great place there are plenty of establishments to grant your request. Cajun…