Category Archives: Festivals

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…

Don’t Miss Top Taco Fest

  The spiciest party in town has arrived. Top Taco Fest takes place March 23rd at Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza from 6:30 – 9:30p.m. Taste who’s up for the Top Taco NOLA award, and watch as 40 of the best chefs in New Orleans battle it out. Who can create the best taco? Each is paired…

St. Patrick’s Day

  Mardi Gras might be over, but the party never stops in New Orleans, especially when St. Patrick’s Day is just one month later! New Orleans’ St. Patrick’s Day Parades include the Molly’s at the Market Irish Parade March 10th at 6 p.m., the Parasol’s Block Party March 11th and 17th from 10 a.m. –…

It’s Mardi Gras!

  February 28th is officially “Fat Tuesday,” the biggest Mardi Gras party of the year, but New Orleans is a non-stop party throughout the month of February. The first party of the day is the Krewe of Zulu at 8 a.m., founded in 1909 by a laborer group who organized the club called “The Tramps.”…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New Orleans

  New Orleans has a thriving African American community and the MLK Jr. Day celebrations to complement it. Starting on Thursday, January 13th, the celebrations kick off with the New Orleans Public Library festival at the Main Branch. There’s also the MLK Jr. Gospel Tribute at Dillard University’s Lawless Memorial Chapel at 6:30 p.m. and…

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…

Louisiana Seafood Festival

New Orleans is known for so many things from Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras to Jazz music and food. While there is so much to love about all the fun and excitement found in New Orleans, food is what so many come here for. This week we are celebrating food like you have never seen…

New Orleans Sushifest

Get ready for New Orleans’ freshest new festival. The New Orleans Sushifest has come to town and has all the sushi you could ever want or imagine. Sushi chefs from around the area will be creating Japanese inspired dishes and competing for the coveted Grand Champion title. The fun kicks off Sunday, August 16th at…

Dirty Linen Night

Dirty Linen Night is a unique event that brings the entire city out to support, explore and enjoy the art galleries and antique shops along Royal Street. Enjoy a night out on the town, enjoying some of the unique places and faces of New Orleans. Dirty Linen Night is a night in contrast to White…

Running of the Bulls New Orleans

Why go to Spain for the Running of the Bulls? Just join us here in New Orleans. We have the perfect New Orleans hotel for you and our very own Running of the Bulls at San Fermin. Thousands of runners roam the streets of New Orleans with ‘bulls’ of our very own. The 9th annual…