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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 »

This Mardi Gras, Celebrate Black History Month

This Mardi Gras, Celebrate Black History Month

February 1, 2024  |  New Orleans

  February isn't just Carnival time in New Orleans. It's Black History Month. We invite you to celebrate them both. New Orleans culture is African-American culture. We owe much of our food, music and architecture to the rich gumbo stirred and made richer by the black community. Here are some great ways to celebrate in and around New Orleans. Learn Mardi Gras Indian History on MardiGrasNewOrleans.com You don't have to go… Read More »

Top 5 Things To Do in February Off the Parade Route

Top 5 Things To Do in February Off the Parade Route

February 1, 2024  |  New Orleans

This year, Fat Tuesday falls on February 13th so you don't have to look far for something fun to do. You'll find a complete parade schedule here but we're doing more than throwing beads this month. Here are 5 things you can do when you're not on the parade route. 1. Experience JAMNOLA Celebrate the creativity of New Orleans at JAMNOLA,  New Orleans' Cultural Funhouse, just a quick Uber from… Read More »

Meet Arthur Hardy

Meet Arthur Hardy

January 1, 2024  |  New Orleans

Poseidon float photo by Joe Trombatore Arthur Hardy is one of those people who knows everything about Mardi Gras – but what do you know about Arthur Hardy? Has he ever marched in a parade? What does he think is the most common misperception about Carnival? Most importantly, what does he like to eat on the parade route? A couple of years ago, we sat down with Arthur and asked… Read More »

NOLA More in 2024

NOLA More in 2024

January 1, 2024  |  New Orleans

The holidays may be over but there’s still plenty of celebrating going on in the Crescent City, starting with the Allstate Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day. Then Carnival season kicks off on January 6th (Twelfth Night) with king cake parties and parades. Here's what else is happening this month: Allstate Sugar Bowl - January 1 The Caesars Superdome will be lit up with excitement for the 90th Annual Allstate Sugar Bowl. And… Read More »

Make Merry on A Bonfire Adventure Tour

Make Merry on A Bonfire Adventure Tour

December 14, 2023  |  New Orleans

NEW FROM GRAY LINE IN 2023! Now Happening on Dec. 23 Due to Weather The lighting of the bonfires on the banks of the Mississippi River to guide Papa Noel’s sleigh is a time-honored Christmas tradition in Louisiana – one you can now experience on a Bonfire Adventure Tour with Gray Line New Orleans.  The festive tour includes round-trip narrated motor coach transportation to Destrehan Plantation (with Christmas cookies, eggnog and bottled… Read More »

Jewish New Orleans Tour: An Education & a Celebration

Jewish New Orleans Tour: An Education & a Celebration

November 16, 2023  |  New Orleans

The New Orleans Holocaust Memorial in Woldenberg Park Everyone knows that New Orleans is a melting pot — a gumbo of people from all around the world who have come here in waves for over three centuries looking for, not just somewhere more accepting, but more inspiring. On NOLA Tours’ Jewish New Orleans Tour, you’ll learn about Jewish people who have come here since Colonial times with their dreams, ideas… Read More »

Santa’s Must-Do List in New Orleans

Santa’s Must-Do List in New Orleans

November 15, 2023  |  New Orleans

Rudolph Guides Santa. Let Us Guide You. Whether you're a child or just feel like one during the holidays, festive fun awaits in New Orleans. Enjoy parades, traditional Réveillon dinners at your favorite restaurants, light displays, and the Fleur de Lis Drop at the stroke of midnight in the French Quarter on New Year's Eve. And as far as shopping goes, Santa’s most unique workshop is right here in New… Read More »

A New Orleans November

A New Orleans November

November 1, 2023  |  Upcoming Events

Photo credit: Oak Street Po-Boy Festival November is one of our all-time favorite times to be in New Orleans. The weather is cool, the humidity is low, and there's nothing better than lounging in courtyards or on balconies sipping cocktails or getting in some holiday shopping in the French Quarter, the Arts/Warehouse District and Magazine Street. Below are some of our favorite things to do in New Orleans in November. Check out our events calendar for… Read More »