In French, New Orleans' original language, the word “reveillon” means “awakening.” Today dozens of New Orleans restaurants offer Reveillon Dinners all December long with menus inspired by those enjoyed by the Creole families who began the tradition.
Part playground, part performance space, the Music Box Village in New Orleans' Bywater offers a unique aural experience for those who visit. Ready to plan your trip?
Spend the day on one of Uptown’s hippest thoroughfares with Freret Street Festival! This free festival takes place every spring and spans six blocks featuring live music, great food and true New Orleans culture.
This artsy neighborhood boasts distinct architecture, dozens of galleries, museums to expand your mind, and plenty of incredible food to fuel you through a day of exploring.
Explore City Park, a 1,300-acre green space that stretches from Mid-City to the base of Lake Pontchartrain. Nature trails and boat paths make enjoying time outside in City Park easy. And if you want to take the activities indoors, the New Orleans Museum of Art sits at the foot of City Park and is the oldest art museum in New Orleans.
The National World War II Museum engages visitors by creating experiences. It focuses on individual stories of the people who were integral in the war and connects visitors with the past.
Some describe it as the best kept secret in New Orleans. Take the ferry across the Mississippi River to visit Old Algiers.
Tag along as we explore some of the city's top rooftop bars, offering awesome drinks and even better views.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, enjoy fresh, seasonal produce grown by local farmers while having a true New Orleans cultural experience at the Crescent City Farmers Market.
New Orleans is a cultural hub for great works of art. Virtually visit Studio BE, a warehouse in the Bywater neighborhood that is home to works from black artists and captures the black experience like no other.
Here in New Orleans, we have a festival for everything including the Po-Boy. That's right, we celebrate NOLA's most famous fare every November with a one-day-only event on Oak Street in the Riverbend.
The French Market is one of those New Orleans experiences you just can't miss. Actually, it's a lot of different experiences rolled into one: six blocks of shopping and dining along the riverfront.
In a city that knows how to eat, Counter Club is a unique way to do it. Watch as Chef Isaac Toups serves up food his way at Toups South in New Orleans.
Each night from the Riverbend to the Ninth Ward, music venues pulse with the sounds of NOLA-bred R&B, blues, funk, jazz, rock, rap, metal, and beyond.
GoNOLA goes inside the McKenna Museums in New Orleans, which include the African-American museum of art in Central City and Le Museé de f.c.p on Esplanade Avenue, showcasing the history of free people of color in New Orleans.
During the month of August, experience cuisine that delights your palate and is an integral part of the history and culture of New Orleans. This annual culinary tradition features specially priced prix-fixe lunch, dinner and brunch menus.
Down in the Tremé: Exploring New Orleans' Most Historic Neighborhood
Krewe of Boo became the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans in 2007, and has grown every year since. With floats constructed by Kern Studios, America’s premier float-building organization, the parade frightens and excites crowds.
Snoballs are a staple here in New Orleans, coming in a variety of different flavors and sizes. Watch as we visit some of our favorite snoball stands around the city.
Feeling lucky? If you're looking for something to do in downtown New Orleans, Harrah's Casino is a good bet. Located just minutes walking from the French Quarter, Harrah's is in the heart of downtown. With great food, drinks, dancing and a live DJ at the Masquerade, all bets are on you at this +21 playground.
Nobody does the holidays like New Orleans. Celebrate the season with the Krewe of Jingle Parade, Celebration in the Oaks, Holiday Home Tours, Reveillon Dinners and Bonfires on the Levee, just to name a few. Come do the holidays different with us.
Located in beautiful City Park, the New Orleans Museum of Art is the oldest fine arts institution in the city. The museum’s permanent collection boasts an impressive range of works from European and American art to African and Japanese works.
Open on weekends in December, Zoo Lights is the newest holiday attraction in New Orleans this season. Featuring nightly entertainment, activities for kids, and lights throughout the zoo, this is the perfect event for the whole family.
If you love brass bands and gumbo – or, better yet, enjoying delicious gumbo while listening to New Orleans jazz in a quintessential New Orleans setting – then this is your festival. The Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival takes place every November in Louis Armstrong Park in downtown. Come along to get a taste of what the festival is like.
Bayou Bacchanal is the official Caribbean festival of New Orleans. Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Caribbean at this colorful festival that takes place every November in New Orleans.