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End of Summer Events

Before work becomes hectic and school's back in session, experience some end of summer fun in the the Crescent City 

As summertime comes to a close everywhere else, New Orleans just keeps on sizzling. Some of our favorite festivals, foods, deals and events take place at the end of the season. 

Cheryl Gerber, NOTMC
Satchmo SummerFest

Planning an End of Summer Trip 

Planning your final summer getaway in the Crescent City is simple with our specially curated Summer Travel Packages. These customizable bundles include a variety of options perfect for everyone. They range from family-friendly to adventure-themed, and include can’t-miss deals on hotels and attractions. 

Exclusive Summer Deals 

The month of August is filled with a number of deals and offers. Restaurants, attractions, bars and more welcome end of summer guests with special month and week-long perks. Head over to our New Orleans Restaurant Week, COOLinary and Museum Month pages to see what deals are in store this summer. 

Rebecca Todd, NOTMC
Brigtsen's COOLinary

End of Summer Fests + Events 

Once you’ve booked the perfect summer travel package it’s time to start piecing together your itinerary. 

Explore the world of craft cocktails while enjoying a taste or two at the annual, midsummer Tales of the Cocktail or put on your running shoes and participate in New Orleans’ own Running of the Bulls, a beloved Spanish tradition that NOLA pays homage to. NOLA on Tap, Fried Chicken Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, Southern Decadence and more are among the other summer fests you won’t want to miss out on. 

Baseball fans can close out the season with the New Orleans Baby Cakes while football fans gear up for the start of Saints season. For more inspiration on how to wrap-up your summer, browse our wide selection of fests and events below.