Festivals
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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
French Quarter Festivals, Inc. | French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, Holidays New Orleans Style
French Quarter Festivals, Inc. | French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, Holidays New Orleans Style

(504) 522-5730

400 N Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions Website

Join in the city's three annual celebrations by French Quarter Festivals, Inc.  Attend any one or all they have to offer at French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, and Holidays New Orleans Style celebrations. Enjoy the fun, food and free music from New Orleans local-based bands.

Greek Festival New Orleans
Greek Festival New Orleans

(504) 282-0259

1200 Robert E Lee Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122   Directions Website

Opa! Celebrate "Greece on the Bayou" at the Greek Festival New Orleans. The annual party celebrates Greek tradition with food, drinks and entertainment inspired by the Hellenic culture. Let the kids run around at the Athenian Playground, enjoy live Greek music, tour the Cathedral or watch the Hellenic Dancers perform - however you choose to get in on the party, you'll find something to enjoy at the Greek Festival.

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

(504) 385-0703

715 2nd St
Morgan City, LA 70380   Directions Website

The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, sounds like an unusual combination doesn't it? This one-of-a-kind festival is held in honor of the men and women who work tirelessly in the petroleum and shrimping industries, keeping the local economy alive and thriving. Join the celebration for live music, great food and plenty of fun.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

(504) 410-4100

336 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions Website

Experience a New Orleans festival, second only to the world-famous Mardi Gras celebration. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival offers two weekends of live music, food, art and more. Don't let the word "jazz" in the title fool you. The festival is a celebration of all genres, welcoming artists like Willie Nelson, Al Green, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bon Jovi, Lauryn Hill, Jimmy Buffet and many more.

New Orleans Spring Fiesta & Historic Home Tours
New Orleans Spring Fiesta & Historic Home Tours

(504) 581-1367

826 St Ann St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Let the people who know Crescent City best show you the city's historical architecture and explain the culture and history surrounding the area. The New Orleans Spring Fiesta & Historic Home Tours showcases the history of the city's oldest homes, providing tours of the houses, courtyards and gardens of these treasured buildings.

Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival
Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival

(504) 581-1144

938 Lafayette St
New Orleans, LA 70113   Directions Website

Take part celebrating the life, work and literary accomplishments of one of America's most important writers at the Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival. Williams is remembered through writing workshops, panel discussions, literary readings, stage performances, a book fair, music, writing contests and other events incorporating literature, poetry and other art forms - and more importantly, food and drink!

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