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

Major New Orleans Events of the 2014 Season

Planning a New Orleans vacation in 2014?  Want to make sure you hit some of the area’s biggest events while you’re here?  The Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast wants to help you plan the perfect getaway by offering up NOLA … Continue reading

French Quarter Festival, New Orleans Event

What do 21 stages, a half-milion people, dance lessons, and musician adoptions have in common?  Why they’re all part of the annual French Quarter Festival in New Orleans!  And Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast welcomes you as our New Orleans … Continue reading

Guests Enjoy the Tastes and Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans July 20-24, 2011

It is believed that the Sazerac was the very first true cocktail, and that it was “formulated”  in the early 1800’s by Antoine Amadee Peychaud, a NOLA pharmacist. Peychaud poured both his family’s recipe for stomach bitters and some French brandy … Continue reading