NEW ORLEANS (press release) – As one of the most exciting times to visit New Orleans, NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans — known as the historic headquarters of the former New Orleans Public Service Inc. (NOPSI) — is gearing up for an incredible weekend of Mardi Gras celebrations with live entertainment, delectable cocktails and rooftop festivities.
Step outside of Bourbon Street to see all that NOPSI Hotel has to offer this festival season! From a Build-Your-Own Mardi-Rita station — set nine stories above the city at the hotel’s shimmering rooftop and pool bar, Above the Grid — to the featured “Purple Rain” cocktail and local music performed by New Orleans’ most entertaining artists, Mardi Gras at NOPSI Hotel will not be easily forgotten!
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, FEB. 21-22
Funk & Boogie Nine-Stories High | 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Kick-off the weekend with stunning skyline views at NOPSI Hotel’s rooftop pool and bar, Above the Grid, while indulging in specialty-crafted cocktails and creative, healthy fare, as guests and locals are entertained by DJ Otto’s musical stylings. With the “Build-Your-Own Mardi-Rita” station — featuring a choice of Don Julio, Patron, Casamigos and El Jimador, topped with King Cake syrup and colored salts and sugars for garnish — this rooftop Mardi Gras experience is taken to new heights!
SUNDAY, FEB. 23
Jazz Brunch in Public Service | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NOPSI Hotel’s lively community gathering place and signature restaurant, Public Service, hosts Sunday Jazz Brunch
— featuring live music by New Orleans’ Sidewalk Swing Band, infamous Bloody Mary’s and delectable food to help recover from the busy week of festivities. Take advantage of the refreshing “Purple Rain” cocktail, made with coconut rum, luxuardo cherry juice and topped off with a bit of bubbly.
FAT TUESDAY, FEB. 25
Tempo (Fat) Tuesday | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Toast to Fat Tuesday with NOPSI Hotel’s “Tempo Tuesdays,” where guests are invited to indulge in savory cuisine and hand-crafted libations at the vibrant Henry’s Gin Bar and outdoor courtyard, while listening to local artists, as the sounds amplify throughout the lobby.