Satchmo Summer Fest a Weekend Tribute to NOLA’s Favorite Son

With a mega-watt smile, distinctive gravely voice, and sweet-sounding trumpet, Louis Armstrong etched his place as a jazz master, and lives on as our city’s beloved native son. His charisma is still felt in the streets of New Orleans, and … Continue reading

Plan a Visit to NOLA’s Vast Audubon Zoo-Aquarium-Park

The Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, Butterfly Garden, IMAX® Theater and Audubon Park sit in the heart of the historic Uptown district, just a block from the Mississippi. With multiple buildings, beautiful grounds, a wealth of exhibits, and so much to see … Continue reading

Fresh-Picked Flavors & Fun At New Orleans Creole Tomato Fest

The first weeks in June are tomato picking season here in the Bayou, and for a city that embraces its foods and flavors as much as New Orleans does, that calls for a celebration. The Annual Creole Tomato Fest takes place … Continue reading

New Orleans Cajun-Zydeco Fest a Not-To-Miss June Event

Mark your calendar for the ninth annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, June 6-7, 2015. This free, dance-happy celebration pays tribute to two of NOLA’s signature music genres—and it’s guaranteed to be one big, fun party. Famous for its music (one of … Continue reading