8 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Out top picks for this weekend's events.

Avatar Movement Dance Company hosts a movie-themed showcase.

Thursday, June 26
Our Hobnobber event at the Hotel Modern is an opportunity for sipping and socializing. There will be drink specials, bites, a photo booth, music and more. Info here
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus s in town all weekend. Info here
The touring Red Bull curates event is a showcase of 20 New Orleans artists' work. Info here
New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia just released a new album, and the Republic is hosting the official release party with a concert featuring Freedia and other bounce greats. Info here.
Friday, June 27
Avatar Movement Dance Company’s choreography showcase is themed “A Night At the Movies” and is appropriate for audiences of all ages. Info here
Saturday, June 28
Gambit hosts FestivALES, a beer tour through bars in the Warehouse District. Info here
The Shops at Canal Place is the scene for the French Wine Festival, which also features food and music. Info here.
If you’re one of those people who can’t resist the latest cat-related viral video, the Internet Cat Festival — a touring project of the Walker Art Center in Minnesota — arrives in New Orleans this weekend. There’s a screening of cat videos, featuring cat celebrities such as Grumpy Cat, and a free festival with a bunch of activities for humans and pets alike. Info here

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