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

2014 Holiday Home Tour visits NOLA’s Garden District

The frost might still be on the pumpkins, but here at Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast—and for a lot of our friends on St. Charles Avenue—plans are already being made for the 2014 Holiday Home Tour this December. The event … 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