7 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Our top picks for this weekend's events

Sweet Crude plays at the Cajun-Zydeco Festival this weekend.

Friday, June 13
 
The Historic New Orleans Collection closes out its Concerts in the Courtyard series with Africa Brass. Info here.
 
There’s an outdoor opera concert at the World’s Fair-era architectural oddity Piazza D’Italia with wine, food and Ferraris! Info here.
 
Reefer Madness, the campy musical based on the 1936 cult film, is on the books at Mid-City Theatre. Info here.
 
Tipitina’s hosts its free summer concert series featuring a lineup of local brass bands. Info here.
 
WYES begins its weekend of beer tastings at Mardi Gras World with a Private Beer Sampling tonight, and tomorrow hosts its big International Beer Tasting with 275 ales, lagers, stouts, IPAs, home brews and more. Info here.
 
Saturday, June 14
 
Drenched is a 5K race with blasting water hoses and a “foam zone.” Info here.
 
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation hosts its Cajun-Zydeco Festival at Armstrong Park. New to the lineup this year is up-and-comers Sweet Crude (pictured above). Info here.
 

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