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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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  • Audubon Zoo Lights
    Celebrate the holiday season with Audubon Zoo's Light Showcase! On select nights from Nov. 29 to Dec. 30 enjoy a dazzling and festive lighting display featuring life-size replicas of zoo animals. In...
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  • Black Film Festival of New Orleans
    Black Film Festival of New Orleans 2020 The second annual Black Film Festival of New Orleans returns December 13-14 with yet another lineup of phenomenal black films and filmmakers. This free festival...
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  • Celebration in the Oaks
    Celebration in the Oaks is an annual holiday festivity. From Thanksgiving through the New Year enjoy one of the most spectacular holiday light shows in the country. Watch as the grounds of New Orleans...
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  • Garden District Holiday Home Tours
    The PRC home tour is self-guided, originating at Trinity Episcopal Church (1329 Jackson Avenue). Tour seven stunning Garden District homes on December 14th and 15th. Visitors can view and marvel at...
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  • LUNA Fête
    As one of New Orleans’s most unique festivals, LUNA Fête returns December 12-15 to celebrate the holidays, Crescent City-style. LUNA Fête (which stands for Light Up NOLA Arts) blends New Orleans’...
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  • NOLA ChristmasFest
    From December 20 - 31, experience NOLA ChristmasFest - the Crescent City's signature holiday celebration. Hosted at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, this indoor family holiday fun...
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  • R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
    Kick off for the annual R+L Carriers Bowl is Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Watch as the 2019 Sunbelt Champions battle it out with a Conference USA team for the title of the 2019...
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  • Caroling in Jackson Square
    Since 1946, Christmas Carolers have gathered in Jackson Square to spread holiday cheer. On December 22, the square will be filled with Christmas songs and candle lights. Thousands of people gather in...
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Things to Do
The New Louis Armstrong International Airport (Rendering)
A brand new Louis Armstrong International Airport opened on November 6. Explore its state-of-the-art new features and more.
Steamboat Natchez
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Bywater House
Here we are. Come explore. Our city has some of the most interesting architecture, food and entertainment in the world – dispersed...