September 1 2019 | New Orleans

In September, the boys in the black and gold are playing in the Dome on the 9th and the 29th. Between games, there’s plenty of special activities planned to keep you cheering. Check out these September events in New Orleans and make your hotel reservations at

Restaurant Week New Orleans, Sept. 9-15

At breakfast, we talk about what we’re having for lunch; at lunch we talk about what we’re having for dinner. It’s a luscious cycle but it’s what life in New Orleans is all about. Join us at Restaurant Week New Orleans when many of the top restaurants in the city offer special prix-fixe menus. That place you’ve been wanted to go to? Go now. Learn more.

Burlesque Festival, Sept. 12-15

Dip and sashay your way to the 11th annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival. featuring live performances by the best in burlesque. This four-day fest will feature burlesque queens from far and wide. Learn more.

National Fried Chicken Fest, Sept. 20-23 

Why did the chicken cross Decatur Street? To get to the National Fried Chicken Fest in Woldenberg Park. If you haven’t noticed, fried chicken is cool again and nobody does it better than New Orleans. (Personally, we're looking forward to the Fried Chicken Tenders Eating Contest.) Enjoy live entertainment on two stages, cooking demonstrations on a third stage, a Best Fried Chicken contest and more. Get details.

NOLA on Tap, Sept. 21

Hoist a glass to the largest beer fest in the region at New Orleans City Park this September. For one day only, you can take your pick of more than 400 local, national and home-brewed beers, listen to great music, eat New Orleans food and watch and participate in competitions. The event, a fundraiser for the Louisiana SPCA, is dog-friendly. Learn more.

Secondine photo by Zuzana Trupi

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