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Join us for the citywide celebration of New Orleans music and culture this September 23-October 9
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    SAVE THE DATES: SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 9 --- Music makes New Orleans special. And it's everywhere here, especially this fall. Catch your favorite artists and discover new ones at dozens of live...
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  • Gretna Heritage Fest
    What is Gretna Heritage Festival about?  Come on down and listen to some great live music at Gretna Heritage Festival! This three day event allows everyone to enjoy the weekend! When is Gretna...
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  • Oktoberfest
    Oktoberfest 2022 Presented by Deutsches Haus’, Oktoberfest NOLA brings Germany’s beloved celebration to the Crescent City for three weekends filled with German culture, cuisine, and fun....
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  • Gentilly Fest
    Gentilly Fest Head to Gentilly’s Pontchartrain Park for a weekend of music, food, and family fun. Since 2007, the festival has supported the local Police Department, Fire Department, EMS, and...
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  • Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
    Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival 2022 What is Crescent City Blues & BBQ? Nothing says NOLA like great music and great food. Enjoy them both at the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest....
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  • Praise Fest
    What is Praise Fest? Presented by Versatile Entertainment, Praise Fest celebrates its 13th anniversary from October 14-16, 2022. Head to Bayou St. John for three days full of hand-clapping,...
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  • Spanish New Orleans and the Caribbean / La Nueva Orleans y el Caribe españoles
    New Orleans has long been identified—by locals, tourists, and historians alike—with its French heritage. A groundbreaking exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection restores balance to that...
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  • Boo at the Zoo
    For three nights, the Audubon Zoo is transformed into a Halloween oasis for Boo at the Zoo! This extravaganza is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children up to age 12, and features...
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