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

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 Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast (800-490-8542) … Continue reading

NOLA celebrates 2015 Bicentennial Battle of New Orleans

History buffs and New Orleans devotees alike will want to head to the Crescent City January 6-8, 2015 for celebrations saluting the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, the final and decisive battle in the War of 1812. … 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