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Father’s Day in NOLA

Father’s Day in NOLA

May 19, 2024  |  New Orleans

How to Celebrate Your Rad Dad. You can give Dad the latest bestseller or a pair of silly boxers for Father’s Day or you can give him what he really wants – time with you and your sibs. Here are some New Orleansy ways to celebrate Father’s Day weekend with dads of varying activities levels.  Enjoy Indoor Golfing at Loft18 This fun restaurant on Metairie Road features five golf simulation… Read More »

May in New Orleans: Music, Mudbugs and Mom!

May in New Orleans: Music, Mudbugs and Mom!

April 30, 2024  |  New Orleans

If, as T.S. Eliot wrote, “April is the cruelest month,” May in New Orleans makes up for it. Our swamps, gardens and event calendars are bursting with fun and celebrations of life. Here’s just some of what awaits you in New Orleans this month. NOLA Crawfish Festival (April 29-May 1) Pinch the tails and suck the heads at the NOLA Crawfish Festival. The 2024 line-up includes acts like John Boutté,… Read More »

Take the Official Jazz Fest Express

Take the Official Jazz Fest Express

April 21, 2024  |  Upcoming Events

Gray Line Gets You Closer to the Music. Follow the second line to Gray Line’s Official Jazz Fest Shuttle. It’s the only shuttle that takes you inside the Fairground's gates! Air-conditioned buses offer round-trip transportation from four departure points and run continuously until the last festival-goer leaves. What’s more, they enter through an exclusive entrance reserved just for the Official Jazz Fest Shuttle buses! Uber and Lyft have zones that require drop-off… Read More »

Blooms & Barks at Destrehan Plantation

Blooms & Barks at Destrehan Plantation

April 20, 2024  |  Upcoming Events

Take a Zyrtec and head to Destrehan Plantation this April for their 2nd Annual Spring Garden and Pet Show, April 20 & 21. Along with plants and pets, there will be live music, great food, arts & crafts, fascinating presentations, and even a petting zoo (Saturday only)! Unless you’re allergic to a good time, we can think of no reason to miss this fun event on the breathtaking grounds of Louisiana’s oldest… Read More »

One Fine Night at Le Petit Theatre

One Fine Night at Le Petit Theatre

March 8, 2024  |  Upcoming Events

Between 1962 and 2005, singer/songwriter Carole King wrote or co-wrote 118 pop hits on the BillBoard Hot 100. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, with a book by Douglas McGrath, tells the story of her early life and career with plenty of songs she wrote with ex-husband Gerry Goffin, as well as numbers by their friends/competitors Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. The production made its Broadway debut in January 2014 and… Read More »

Duck! Incoming Cabbage! March in NOLA

Duck! Incoming Cabbage! March in NOLA

March 6, 2024  |  Upcoming Events

Throw Me Something, Paddy! March in New Orleans Mardi Gras 2024 is over but if you can never get enough beads and beer, you’re in luck, lads and lassies! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and St. Joseph’s Day is right on its heels. There are also a couple of fun festivals this month. Check 'em out! Irish Channel Practice March, March 1 Come out and watch this… Read More »

Big Fun at Le Petit!

Big Fun at Le Petit!

March 4, 2024  |  Upcoming Events

Le Petit Theatre has three productions coming up and you're not going to want to miss even one of them!Single-show tickets and Pick 3 packages starting at $90 are now available. Read about the shows below and get your tickets at lepetittheatre.com. Dinner and a Show But the fun doesn’t end there! Two of our favorite French Quarter restaurants are offering special offers to Le Petit ticket holders. From Tujague's… Read More »

This Spring at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center

This Spring at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center

March 2, 2024  |  New Orleans

Last night, disco fans by the hundreds came out to the Jefferson Performing Arts Center to experience Mania: The ABBA Tribute. The theater was filled with ABBA lovers of all ages - those who grew up with ABBA and those who discovered it because of Mama Mia. If you were there, chances are you still have Dancing Queen stuck in your head. If you weren't, there are some upcoming shows… Read More »

Something for Everybunny this Easter

Something for Everybunny this Easter

March 1, 2024  |  New Orleans

New Orleans celebrates Easter every year with egg hunts, jazz cruises, parades, and, of course, church services. Don’t spend Easter morning with your head in your Easter basket. Here are some eggcellent ideas (if we do say so ourselves). Easter at St. Louis Cathedral St. Louis Cathedral certainly isn’t the only place you can celebrate Easter Mass but, if you’ve never been, make this the year. Click here for the… Read More »

Go Ghost Hunting at Destrehan Plantation

Go Ghost Hunting at Destrehan Plantation

February 26, 2024  |  New Orleans

  According to a YouGov survey published in USA Today, 41% of Americans believe ghosts exist, and 20% claim they've actually seen one. Believers and skeptics alike will find the Haunted Tour at Destrehan Plantation an eye opener- even if they don't see a spirit. If you don't believe in ghosts, you'll still be fascinated by the tales you'll hear about life and death on this plantation, located just 25… Read More »