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

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

NOLA’s Tennessee Williams Fest Honors Area’s Rich Culture

Top names in literature, theater and culture descend upon New Orleans March 25-29, 2015, to celebrate the power of the written word at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. The fest has grown over its 29-year existence in both the … Continue reading

Mardi Gras in Nola: The Best Valentine’s Gift of All!

Give your sweetie the gift of a lifetime, Mardi Gras in New Orleans! Mardi Gras 2015 runs from February 6-17, and rooms are going fast, so book yours today. Call Joe or Bebe at and they’ll help you plan your … Continue reading

It’s Parades and Wild Times at Mardi Gras New Orleans 2015

In New Orleans, a city known for great times, Mardi Gras is the knock-out party of the year, with multiple days of parades, music and raucous fun, culminating on Fat Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Now’s the time to start planning … Continue reading

Food, Football & Fun. Thanksgiving NOLA Style!

Turkey Day festivities in the Crescent City start early and, fitting a city that loves its parties, end a few days later. In between, visitors will be treated to great food, a fun parade, races and one of the greatest … Continue reading

Bourbon, Boudin & Beer Festival 2014 in New Orleans

Guests at Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast are always hungry to get a taste of real New Orleans food.  At the Bourbon, Boudin & Beer event, a benefit for the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, they’ll get a chance to taste a … Continue reading

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival: Music, Food & Crafts

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the biggest and best events in town. Presented by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, this yearly celebration of music and local culture is one to put on your bucket list … Continue reading