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  • Celebration in the Oaks
    This special, month-long light show in City Park hosts hundreds of thousands of colorful lights and illuminated outdoor displays to showcase the holiday season in New Orleans. An annual tradition that...
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  • Bayou Classic
    It started out as a simple football game between two rival, historically Black universities and now, more than four decades later, it has morphed into something much larger. The Event This year’s 44rd...
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  • LUNA Fête
    As one of New Orleans’s most unique festivals, LUNA Fête connects the local community to contemporary art. LUNA Fête (which stands for Light Up NOLA Arts) blends New Orleans’ historic architecture...
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  • R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
    Every year, the Louisiana Superdome hosts the New Orleans Bowl, a post-season college bowl game certified by the NCAA. The game is played between the Sun Belt conference champions and a team from...
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  • NOLA ChristmasFest
    At NOLA ChristmasFest, experience indoor family holiday fun featuring New Orleans’ only ice skating rink, the Kringle Carousel, carnival rides and inflatables, Santa and holiday characters, children’s...
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  • CBS Sports Classic
    The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and SMG announced New Orleans has been selected to host the CBS Sports Classic, to take place Saturday, December 23, 2017, in the Smoothie King Center. The...
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  • Christmas Eve Bonfires on the Levee
    There are many colorfully imaginative traditions dating back to the earliest Cajun settlers of the regions of southern Louisiana to the west and north of New Orleans. One of them is the lighting of...
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  • Allstate Sugar Bowl
    One of the great college football traditions takes place in New Orleans each year when the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the second-oldest bowl game in the country, comes to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in...
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  • Faux Real Festival
    As an evolution of the New Orleans Fringe Festival, Faux/Real is a newly thriving arts festival in New Orleans that celebrates the creative artists of theatre, literature, food, and drink. Every year...
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  • Southern Design Week
    Who says Fashion Week has to only be in New York? Fashion and design in the South is a rapidly growing industry, and some of the most up-and-coming talents in the region present their work every...
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Things to Do
  • Attractions
    From streetcar rides to visiting parks and churches, there are a bounty of options for fun and frolicking around New Orleans. You can spend the day in one of our many lovely parks, take to a golf...
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    Always, forever, the city’s music is its beating heart – especially true during Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest and other celebrations. The musical notes of jazz, brass, R&B, soul and many mixes...
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