Category Archives: Entertainment

Haunted Lalaurie Mansion

  New Orleans can be a spooky place, and Lalaurie House is one of the city’s most notorious haunted destinations. For over 150 years, it’s been called the most terrifying location in the French Quarter, allegedly haunted by Madame Lalaurie herself. The ghost story began in 1832 when Dr. Louis Lalaurie and his wife, Delphine,…

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…

Bayou Boogaloo

  May 19 – 21 marks one of the most beloved annual festivals in New Orleans! Part massive music festival, gastro experience, arts and crafts market, recreation, and pure family-friendly fun, it’s a long weekend of every kind of revelry you can imagine. For local residents, it’s a much-needed follow-up to Mardi Gras and the…

Prytania Theatre Happenings

  Located at 5339 Prytania Street, this circa-1914 theatre was originally opened by Jacobs and Landry. In 1917, the modern theatre included more seating capacity than any other theatre in the area with bigger seats and state-of-the-art appliances. However, in 1926, just after midnight, a streetcar operator noticed the theatre was ablaze. He woke nearby…

Big Easy Running Festival

  Get your run on before turkey day at the Big Easy Running Festival on November 19. The third annual event is sponsored by Smoothie King, featuring a marathon that takes runners along the Mississippi River before crossing at the Crescent City Connection and bringing you into the midst of New Orleans. There’s also a…

The National WWII Museum

  TripAdvisor ranks New Orleans’ National WWII Museum as the best attraction in the city and one of the top museums in the world. Congress dubbed it the official WWII museum, and you’ll find an incredible collection of artifacts that helps visitors of all ages get whisked away to another time. The biggest event of…

Wednesdays On The Point

Looking for some good summer fun this summer in New Orleans? With so many things to see and do, New Orleans is the perfect summer getaway spot for all ages. During the summer months, it is not hard to find fun not to mention free fun. Why not enjoy a night on the water with…

New Orleans Pelicans

Make your weekend even more exciting with some fast action.  Get your crew together and enjoy a New Orleans Pelicans game at the Smoothie King Center right here in New Orleans. The Pelicans, New Orleans’ professional basketball team, offers a good time, a great game and fun that you haven’t yet experienced. This weekend, the…

Frenchmen Street

Bourbon Street in the French Quarter steals the show from many of the local hang outs offering the giltz and glamour of NOLA that tourist seek. With much to see and do in the French Quarter it’s no wonder as to why many are drawn to this popular area. Take a break from the touristy…