Around the clock, every day, every week, every month – New Orleans has it going on and on. From festivals and second lines to music shows, dance performances, comedy, and performing arts, it’s here. Interested in sports? The outdoors? Dining and cocktail events? New Orleans has all that and more. Check our calendar for what you might expect to see, and know that you’ll also find the unexpected.
Beginning on Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, the city is obsessed with eating, costuming, bead-tossing and parading that increases in intensity as Ash Wednesday nears.
February’s love song to New Orleans might include rich treats, a po-boy and if the calendar cooperates, a Mardi Gras running warm or cold depending on the weather.
Officially March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans becomes a week-and-a-half of roiling, rollicking fun. Count on parades and block parties, and adorn yourself in green.