New Orleans, like much of the world, is monitoring the rapidly evolving developments surrounding Coronavirus and the COVID-19 virus. The health, safety, and well-being of both our visitors and local population are at the forefront of our focus, and, as a result, certain large-scale events have been canceled or postponed. 

Zack Smith
New Orleans Garden District

At NewOrleans.com, we’re trying to stay on top of all announcements to help both visitors and locals plan their days. This is by no means an exhaustive list, and while hotels, restaurants, bars, and some attractions remain open, we recommend calling ahead before heading out, to ensure that their hours haven’t temporarily changed.

Which New Orleans Festivals and Events Have Been Cancelled?

The following events have been canceled with no plans for postponed 2020 dates. Be sure to check them out when they return in 2021.

Rebecca Todd
French Quarter Festival

Which New Orleans Festivals and Events Have Been Postponed?

The following events have canceled their upcoming dates, but are planning to postpone for later in the year. Please check with individual event websites for updated information about rescheduled dates.

Which New Orleans Attractions and Museums are Open?

In accordance with the recommendation of the CDC, most attractions have decided to temporarily close. We’ll be providing information and updates about when our attractions will be ready to welcome guests once again, and in the meantime, we’ll be working with attractions on ways to bring the experiences that they provide into your homes. 

What Else Should I Know About New Orleans and Covid-19?

At this time, there are no travel restrictions in place domestically or in New Orleans. As with anywhere, we recommend taking additional precautions, such as staying at home if you’re feeling ill, washing your hands and coughing into your arm. 

For additional information about how New Orleans is responding, please see our Coronavirus Preparedness Resources

We understand the connection that is formed through travel, and the disruption that this crisis has unfurled on many lives across our city, state, country and beyond. The warmth and hospitality that New Orleans is known for will be waiting for you as soon as we're able to welcome you back. We’re a resilient city with a large heart, and we’ll be updating this page with ways to still feel connected to and s