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

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

New Orleans Oyster Fest Shucks Formality For All-Out Fun

Come hungry and ready to party to the New Orleans Oyster Fest, May 30-31, 2015. NOLA’s French Quarter touts itself as the Oyster Capital of America, and for two delicious days participants can experience why. Restaurant specialties, live music, contests … Continue reading

Big Names, Cool Music Mix at NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival

Mark your calendar for April 24 through May 3, 2015, because you’re not going to want to miss this: the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Big-name national and local musicians carry on the tradition of Mahalia Jackson and Duke … Continue reading