Our top picks for this month’s events
Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic
New Orleans’ preeminent fitness event is back. The Crescent City Classic will take place on April 11. It will start at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and finish at City Park, where participants can enjoy RaceFest. Even if you’re not up to running, you can still enjoy the food, live music and family fun zone at RaceFest for $15 (it’s free for runners and children under 10). Information, CCC10K.com.
French Quarter Festival
The largest showcase of Louisiana music in the world, and one the Crescent City’s most beloved free festivals is back April 16-19. This year’s French Quarter Fest will feature amazing food and a musical lineup consisting of Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Amanda Shaw, The Dixie Cups, Tank & the Bangas, and much more. Information, FrenchQuarterFest.org
NCAA Women’s Final Four
Basketball fans can come to the Smoothie King Center on April 3 and April 5 to see the best women’s basketball in the country at the NCAA Women’s Final Four. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com
NOLA Crawfish Festival
Crawfish season is underway, so why not head to Central City BBQ from April 27-29 for the NOLA Crawfish Festival? Delicious boiled crawfish will be served and visitors will enjoy live music from Anders Osborne, Mike Doussan & Co., Ivan Neville & Friends, and many more. Information, NOLACrawfishFest.com.
March 27-April 5
Disney’s Moana, Jr., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Information, RivertownTheaters.com.
Festa Italiana, Kenner’s Rivertown. Information, ItalianHeritageFestival.com.
April 4-May 3
Songs That Won the War, BB’s Stage Door Canteen. Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.
Freret Street Festival, Freret Street. Information, FreretStreetFestival.com.
NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival 2020, Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Information, NOMA.org.
RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Deanie’s Seafood Pinch-a-Palooza & Crawfish Eating Contest, Deanie’s Seafood. Information, VisitJeffersonParish.com.
42nd Street, Jefferson Performing Arts Center. Information, jpas.org.
No Limit Reunion & The Return of the Three 6 Mafia, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
April 10-May 3
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, Le Petit Theatre. Information, LePetitTheatre.com.
Big Easy Rollergirls, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.
Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic, Champions Square. Information, Champions-Square.com.
Anastasia, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
LPO: American Virtuosos, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com
Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.
LPO: Cyril Neville and Special Guests, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.
Zurich Classic of New Orleans, TPC Louisiana. Information, ZurichGolfClassic.com.
Fidelity’s Concerts in the Park: Swing in the Oaks, City Park. Information, LPOMusic.com.
Disney on Ice: Dream Big, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.
April 23-May 3
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans Fairgrounds. Information, NOJazzFest.com.
Umphrey’s McGee, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
The Comedy Zone, Teatro Wego. Information, jpas.org.
Lettuce-Rage!Fest2020, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue’s Treme Threauxdown 2020, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
*Events are subject to change or cancellation due to ongoing coronavirus updates. All are advised to check dates and times beforehand.