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 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

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

New Orleans Holiday Events add the Merry to Christmas!

No other American city does Christmas season like New Orleans. With its unique traditions and events, you’ll find so many choices, you may just need to plan more than a weekend visit (Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast can help you … 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