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Bywater Bakery's 4th Annual King's Day King Cake Kick-Off

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Following the sold-out success of 2019, Bywater Bakery announces the return of its annual King’s Day Block Party on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Officially kicking off Carnival Season, which culminates Feb. 25 at Midnight on…

Spare Strike Saints Scheduled for Jan. 18, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – St. Michael Special School students will bowl alongside teams representing local businesses and school supporters in this year’s Spare Strike Saints Bowling fundraiser. The tournament will be hosted at the Fulton Alley in New Orleans’…

Top Holiday Events This Week

  It’s the week before Christmas in New Orleans and, true to form, nothing is slowing down around the city. Highlighted below are a few of the bigger or interesting events happening in the next week. This Sunday, all are invited…

Arcade Fire Headlines Kanaval Ball (Feb 14)

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ann Ale! (Let’s Go!)! Krewe du Kanaval announced today that Arcade Fire will headline the third annual Kanaval Ball on Friday, Feb. 14 (8 p.m.) at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. A true celebration of Haitian…

Ruby Slipper Celebrates National Bloody Mary Day!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Jan. 1 isn’t just New Year’s Day it is also National Bloody Mary Day! Ruby Slipper wants the New Year’s Eve party animals to stop in to enjoy its award-winning…

A Roaring Twenties New Year's Eve at NOPSI Hotel

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – As New Year’s Eve is quickly approaching, guests are inspirited to step back in time to the Roaring Twenties at NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans for a Gatsby-themed New Year’s Extravaganza, from 8:00 p.m. on Dec. 31, to 2:00 a.m. on Jan.…

Barcadia New Orleans Presents Christmas at Barcadia

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Barcadia New Orleans has partnered with local icon Carl Mack of Carl Mack Presents to gift its guests with a unique Christmas experience from now until Sunday, January 5. Officially launched on Monday, December 2…

Ralph’s on the Park Celebrates Sweet Sixteen!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ralph’s on the Park is all grown up and poised to turn Sweet Sixteen this December! Fresh from its recent interior ‘makeover,’ the glorious gateway to City Park will be celebrating right on through the…

Willa Jean's King Cake – A Mardi Gras 2020 Essential

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Since Willa Jean opened nearly five years ago, the staple New Orleans restaurant has been serving their version of King Cake with great fanfare. Back by popular demand, Kelly Fields is once again serving her…

Kendra Scott Last-Minute Gift Event

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans Tidbits reported today that Kendra Scott is set to host a last-minute gift event tonight, Dec. 17. There's a sleighful of sparkling presents waiting for you at the Kendra Scott Last-Minute Gifts Event…

One Week of A Christmas Story

NEW ORLEANS – The cast and creators of “A Christmas Story, The Musical” triple-dog-dare you to not have a good time next week when the show rolls into recently re-opened Saenger Theatre. The musical, based on the 1983 classic that…

Hogs For The Cause Announces 2020 Music Lineup

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hogs for the Cause announced its initial music lineup for its 12th annual fundraising event on March 27-28. The headliners for the 2020 event at the UNO Lakefront Arena fields include Old Crow Medicine Show,…

Sazerac House Now Producing and Bottling Peychaud's Bitters

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Peychaud’s Bitters, originally created by Antoine Amedée Peychaud in New Orleans in the 1830s, are now being produced and bottled at the new Sazerac House. Peychaud, whose bitters were served at the original Sazerac House…

2019 Réveillon Offerings at Couvant at The Eliza Jane

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Couvant, The Eliza Jane’s modern French brasserie has curated a pre-fixe Réveillon menu offering that guests will enjoy the month-long restaurant tradition. This specially crafted Réveillon menu will be offered during normal dinner hours (2…

New Year's Eve Parties Announced at Ace Hotel NOLA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Year's Eve festivities announced at the Ace Hotel NOLA. 5PM: NYE Pregame with DJ Shane Love + Deep Fried Photo at Lobby Bar DJ Shane Love is an all vinyl 45's disc slinger, from…