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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.
What's Happening
  • Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival
    The Festival Head over to Louis Armstrong Park for the 12th annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival, Saturday, November 16th - Sunday, November 17th. This year, the festival will combine forces...
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  • Treme Creole Gumbo Festival
    Celebrating the long heritage of what is known as the oldest neighborhood of free African Americans in the United States, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will host the twelfth annual...
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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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  • 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 45th...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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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...