August Events

Whitney White Linen Night

One of summer’s premier see-and-be-seen events in New Orleans, Whitney White Linen Night is a way to drink, socialize, and look at art from some of the city’s wonderful galleries on Julia Street on Saturday, Aug. 5. While not a requirement, it’s recommended to wear (you guessed it) white linen, or at least white clothing. It’s free and open to the public. Information,



August Events




Dirty Linen Night

On August 12th, White Linen Night’s less formal offshoot, Dirty Linen Night, takes over Royal Street. Attendees can enter Royal Street galleries and antique shops, as well as enjoy food, drinks, and music. Many participating businesses give away dirty martinis and dirty rice. It’s free and open to the public. Information,








August Events


Red Dress Run

On August 12th, men and women alike put on their best red dresses and run through the French Quarter. Okay, many of them don’t run, they just walk, drink beer, and socialize. But it’s all in fun and all for a good cause. Registration benefits more than 100 charities, so please make sure you register at and don’t just show up in the Quarter on the 12th with a cooler full of beer. This year’s event will start at Crescent Park.






Aug 1-Oct 1: New at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art. Information,
Aug 1-Aug 31: Coolinary New Orleans, Various Restaurants. Information,
Aug 3: James Taylor with Special Guest Bonnie Raitt, Smoothie King Center. Information,
Aug 3: 2 Chainz, Joy Theater. Information,
Aug 5: Bring It! Live – 2017, Saenger Theater. Information,
Aug 6: Lionel Richie with Special Guest Mariah Carey, Smoothie King Center. Information,
Aug 6: Bryson Tiller, Lakefront Arena. Information,
Aug 9: John Mayer, Smoothie King Center. Information,  
Aug 11: R. Kelly, Lakefront Arena. Information,
Aug 12: Big Easy Rollergirls, Lakefront Arena. Information,
Aug 13: Lil Yachty, Joy Theater. Information,
Aug 17: Van Jones – We Rise Tour, Saenger Theater. Information,
Aug 23: Lost 80’s Live Tour, Lakefront Arena. Information,
Aug 27: MattyB, Joy Theater. Information,
Aug 30-Sept. 4: Southern Decadence, French Quarter. Information,



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