Festivals
in New Orleans, LA (showing 1 - 10 out of 10)

Only a few things in life are more exciting than annual festivals. They provide something to look forward to that will add fun and entertainment to your life. From food festivals to music festivals and video festivals, we have something for everyone.

Enjoy a nice outing with your friends and family at one of these exclusive events held throughout the year in your area. Visit their websites or call for more information on what to expect, parking, specific locations, changes in dates, or any other questions you may have.

French Quarter Festival

400 N Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions

(504) 522-5730

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Join in the city's springtime party at the French Quarter Festival. The festival has taken place annually for the last 28 years, featuring fun, food and free music from New Orleans based bands. Fans of every genre will find their favorite music playing, with over 800 bands on the bill. The FQF also features food from over 40 area restaurants including Emeril's NOLA, Pat O'Brien's, The Gumbo Shop, Hard Rock Café, The House of Blues, and Muriel's Jackson Square.

Greek Festival New Orleans

1200 Robert E Lee Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122   Directions

(504) 282-0259

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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

715 2nd St
Morgan City, LA 70380   Directions

(504) 385-0703

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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.

Mardi Gras

New Orleans, LA

(504) 658-4000

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Grab your beads and take part in the city-wide celebration of Mardi Gras. Let the good times roll as you watch the parades, party down Bourbon Street, scarf down some King Cake and witness the crazy fun of Mardi Gras. No other city in the world throws a party like this, be sure to experience it.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

336 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions

(504) 410-4100

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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

826 St Ann St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions

(504) 581-1367

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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.

Ponderosa Stomp

828 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions

(504) 810-9116

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Watch some of the most talented musicians you've never heard of perform at the Ponderosa Stomp. The festival celebrates the unsung talent of the American music industry - writers of popular songs like "Wooly Bully" or "Mr. Big Stuff " and the people who spread rock-n-roll, blues, jazz, country, swamp pop, and soul music to the masses in the 50s. The festival has served as a springboard for these artists to revitalize their careers.

Satchmo Summerfest

New Orleans, LA

(504) 522-5730

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Celebrate the life and music of one of the world's most famous jazz musicians, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong at the Satchmo Summerfest. The New Orleans native is honored at the event through live music and entertainment, food, dancing, games and more. Enjoy the festival before the "Trumpet Tribute" closes the event on Sunday.

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

938 Lafayette St
New Orleans, LA 70113   Directions

(504) 581-1144

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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!

Voodoo Experience

New Orleans, LA

(888) 512-7469

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Attend a music festival unlike any you've been to at the Voodoo Experience. The festival is music, meets Halloween, meets art, food, thousands of people and fun activities. Big name performers light up the stage, with headliners including the likes of Stone Temple Pilots, Snoop Dogg, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Duran Duran, Billy Idol and Rage Against the Machine.

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