WHO: W New Orleans - French Quarter in partnership with Tidbits New Orleans and The Elizabeth Chronicles

WHAT: Hosted by Tidbits New Orleans' It Girl of Instagram and New Orleans Songbird Robin Barnes, the free "Dive-In" movie night is a summer spin-off of old drive-in movies. Guests and locals are invited to swim in the pool while watching a throwback movie in the courtyard as a nod to Throwback Thursday, #tbt.

Starting at 6:30pm, guests can browse and shop poolside fashions from The Elizabeth Chronicles and fitness gear from Robin Barnes' label, Fit By You, while sipping on cocktails and enjoying throwback tunes from the 80s and 90s.

The movie will start at sundown. The hotel is asking Facebook fans to vote for the movie of their choice between two old favorites, "My Cousin Vinny" and "National Lampoon's Vacation." Voting is now open and closes May 19. Movie-style small bites and cocktails will be available for purchase and guests will have the opportunity to win summer-themed giveaways before and after the movie including a 2-night stay to W New Orleans French Quarter.

WHEN: Thursday, June 4
6:30pm - Poolside fashions, cocktails and throwback tunes
7:45pm - Complimentary Dive-In movie

WHERE: W New Orleans - French Quarter Courtyard + Pool
316 Rue Chartres

WHY: W Happenings are hotel-driven events that bring the W brand to life for locals and guests through the brand passions of fashion, music and design.

HOW: The movie is complimentary. Space is limited so guests are encouraged to RSVP to Parking is available at W French Quarter for $5 for three hours as space permits. For more information about W French Quarter, please visit or call 504 581 1200.

W New Orleans - French Quarter, named to the Travel + Leisure 2009 World's Top 500 Hotels list, offers a private oasis in a city full of life. With 97 guest rooms including four Studio Suites, W New Orleans - French Quarter is channeling rebellious energies in its new redesign featuring jazz and tarot-card design motifs. The property offers a charming outdoor courtyard, a WET deck surrounded by an intricate wrought-iron gate, FIT facility, and SoBou, a spirited restaurant and bar South of Bourbon. The hotel sits just steps away from some of New Orleans' most popular attractions, including historic Jackson Square, electrifying Bourbon Street and renowned Royal Street. For more information, please visit