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New Orleans is one of the world's most fascinating cities – it's home to a truly unique melting pot of cultures.
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  • King Cake Festival
    Ochsner presents the 5th Annual King Cake Festival on January 28, 2018 – a celebration benefiting babies and children at Ochsner! Held in Champions Square, join us to taste king cakes from the...
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  • Krewe du Vieux Parade
    During the earliest years of New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebrations, satire was often the theme of the major krewes' parades. Over time, less controversial themes evolved, such as mythology, historical...
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  • Prospect 4
    Prospect.4, the fourth iteration of acitywide exhibition that opens November 16-19, 2017, finds inspiration in the lotus plant. This aquatic perennial takes root in the fetid but nutrient-rich mud of...
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  • Tet Fest: Vietnamese New Year
    2018 Dates, Times & Location unconfirmed Tet, or Vietnamese New Year, is the biggest celebration in Vietnamese culture. With one of the largest and most vibrant Vietnamese populations in the...
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  • New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
    In ancient Greece, in the 5th century B.C., long before the invention of electronic communications, news traveled by word of mouth and by foot. The more fleet the feet, the faster the news traveled....
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Things to Do
  • Healthy Dining Options
    Health-conscious travelers will be pleased to know that New Orleans offers more than fried food. Explore vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free restaurants in the city.
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    Chef Tory McPhail
    Chef Tory McPhail’s career grew, literally, from farm to table, and New Orleans is the lucky recipient. Tory grew up on his family's farm in Washington State, eating fresh, locally grown...
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