Festivals

The Best Bets for Eats for Festing In Place This Weekend

  Get out your hammock! This is the last weekend for “Festing in Place,” Beth Arroyo Udderback’s brilliant solution for keeping the Jazz & Heritage Festival’s traditional relationship with WWOZ radio alive while large public gatherings are still banned. Tune…

Farmstand Live Tickets Still Available for May 1

METAIRIE, La (press release) – After a successful first weekend for Farmstand Live – a series of cultural experiences featuring live music, culinary delights and farm fresh produce served up in a drive-in setting – the event will continue this…

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Announces 2021 Dates

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The North Mississippi Allstars presented by National Endowment for the Arts will headline this year’s version of the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo. Friends of Bayou St. John, the non-profit organization that puts on the annual Mid-City…

Picnic Provisions & Whiskey "Party at Picnic"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Neighborhood favorite Picnic Provisions & Whiskey invites New Orleanians to get outdoors and Party with Picnic this Spring and Summer. Kick back on the side green of Picnic Provisions & Whiskey to enjoy new festival-inspired…

Festin' For Two

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Copeland’s of New Orleans will celebrate the traditional Festin’ weekends with a special “Festin’ for Two” menu from April 22 through May 2, with 19% of proceeds going to the Jazz Heritage & Music Relief…

Zócalo to Host Free Outdoor Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Zócalo Cocina Mexicana & Cantina will host Zócalo Fest, a Cinco de Mayo fiesta, featuring food from Zócalo, Brasa Churrasqueria, Baru Bistro & Tapas and Basin Seafood and Spirits. The free outdoor festival, to be held Wednesday,…

2021 Tremé Virtual & Cultural Festival Sat. April 24

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Historic Faubourg Tremé Association (HFTA), in partnership with the New Orleans Jazz Museum, announced today the 2021 Tremé Virtual & Cultural Festival, a virtual and live in-person fundraising festival featuring the Tremé Brass Band,…

Covington Heritage Foundation 2021 Antiques & Uniques Festival

COVINGTON, La (press release) – The Covington Heritage Foundation will host the 7th Annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival, April 17-18, 2021, at the Covington Trailhead at 419 N. New Hampshire St. in Covington. The two-day, juried, free event will…

Great Family Fun on Tap for 2021 Kite Fest Louisiane

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – May 22 & 23, kites of all sizes and shapes will fill the skies at the West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex in Port Allen, Louisiana.  Look for the kites in the sky, located just…

Hogs for the Cause Safely Sets Dates

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Safety is Highest Priority as Hogs for the Cause Sets Dates for June. Tickets on Sale Now. One year ago today, Hogs made the hard decision to cancel what was shaping up to be the…

Paradigm Medieval Feast

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On March 19 and 20, Paradigm Gardens presents Medieval Feast in the garden! Come ye knights and ladies, squires, jesters, kings and queens and feast at Paradigm Gardens in a COVID-safe environment. A delectable five-course…

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience Uncorks 2021 Plans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience has announced tickets are now on sale for the 2021 event. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, organizers have moved NOWFE to a mid-summer event, taking place June 9-13.…

2020 Oak Street Po-Boy "To-Go" Festival Set for Saturday, Dec. 5

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This year, the organizers of the much-loved Oak Street Po-Boy Festival will continue the tradition by offering a sampling of local food vendors' best and award-winning po-boy offerings with a revamped "to-go" event format. Po-boy…

See The World Through Rosé Filled Glasses

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Head to Fulton Street for this unique opportunity to see the world through rosé-filled glasses. Taste your way at this seated event through premier rosés—both still and sparklers—from France, Spain, Italy, United States and…

From Rose' to Rarities - NOWFE's Events Fall Into Place

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is bringing a condensed line-up of events to New Orleans this fall and winter with four special wine and food experiences and a continuation of the successful wine dinners…

Recipe Pairs Well With Virtual Festivals Acadiens et Créoles

  LAFAYETTE, La – Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is going virtual this year, but that doesn't mean you can't add a little something special while celebrating at home. Acadian Slice sent their "Brown Butta Pecan Pie" recipe to Acadiana Profile…

Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura, Sept. 26

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Trombone Shorty Foundation (TSF) announced today that it will present its eighth annual flagship celebration of music with a new spin –  “Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura” will air on Saturday, September 26th…