Bayou Boogaloo: Food and Fun on Bayou St. John We’re nearing the end of the spring festival—and the sprin

  We’re nearing the end of the spring festival – and the spring weather—and before summer begins, Bayou Boogaloo (May 17th-19th) squeezes one more festival into the mix. The festival was founded during the evacuation of Hurricane Katrina and evokes … Continue reading

Fabulous Food Fare at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

  While for many the main draw to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival may be the incredible daily lineup of live music, for many others, the food selection reigns king. This is for good reason too—Jazz Fests vendors pull … Continue reading

2013 French Quarter Festival : What to Expect.

      As one of the top three annual New Orleans festivals and the largest free music fest in the South, French Quarter Fest remains a favorite in the hearts of many of the city’s visitors and inhabitants. It’s … Continue reading

New Orleans Spring Festivals Guide

      Springtime is here! And New Orleans knows exactly how to celebrate the perfect weather—outdoor music and food festivals. New Orleans festivals celebrate all things New Orleanians love: music, food, drink and the outdoors. Here are some of … Continue reading

New Orleans’ Free Fall Food Fest: Louisiana Seafood and Crescent City Blues & BBQ

For the city of New Orleans, festivals—and most celebrations in general—tend to revolve around an essential cultural trifecta: food, music, and the arts. Whether it’s bigger, ticketed festivals like New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest or Voodoo Music Experience, or … Continue reading

Fall Festivals in New Orleans : September

  In New Orleans, fall, like spring, is festival season. After a long and hot summer, we are anxious to get outside and enjoy the weather as it turns crisp and cool . To take advantage of this temperate perfection while it lasts, we find  a … Continue reading

Bastille Day Celebrations In New Orleans

And you thought the fireworks were over.  Wrong.  So very wrong.  Because in New Orleans, we aren’t just American.  We also are a colonial city, founded by the French and governed by the French and Spanish along the way. That … Continue reading