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New Orleans

Experience 300 Years Worth of Stories, Celebrations and One-of-a-Kind Culture
What's Happening
  • King Cake Festival
    Presented by Ochsner Medical Center, King Cake Festival is an annual celebration of one of New Orleans sweetest treats: King Cake! Bakeries from across the Crescent City and beyond will serve their...
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  • Tet Fest: Vietnamese New Year
    Proudly presented and hosted by the Mary Queen of Vietnam Church, Tet Fest is an annual, weekend-long celebration of the Vietnamese New Year here in New Orleans. From February 8-10, New Orleanians and...
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  • Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus
    The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus is a 900-member Krewe with over 150 sub-krewes all paying homage to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. Their annual...
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  • New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
    Drawing in thousands of participants from all over the world, the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon offers a full, 26 mile 385 yard (42.195 kilometer) Marathon course, as well as a 10K course, and a...
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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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  • Muses
    The nine Muses were the daughters of Zeus in Greek mythology. In New Orleans several uptown streets bear their names. This club was founded in 2000 and is made up of a group of women who describe...
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  • Endymion
    Named for the Olympian god of fertility and eternal youth, the largest krewe in Mardi Gras history was founded in 1967 as a small neighborhood venture in the Bayou St. John-Gentilly area. By 1974,...
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  • Bacchus
    Bacchus, the most innovative and imitated krewe founded during the 20th century, resulted from a meeting of twelve businessmen who gathered in 1968 to explore new directions for Carnival clubs in New...
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Things to Do
  • Dry January

    Dry January in New Orleans is possible with healthy, non-alcoholic drink alternatives like juices, smoothies, and kombuchas.

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    Cozy Bars

    With comfortable seating, dim lighting and warm ambiance, these are our favorite cozy bars in New Orleans

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Here we are. Come explore. Our city has some of the most interesting architecture, food and entertainment in the world – dispersed...