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Running of the Bulls
Running of the Bulls
Running of the Bulls

End of Summer Events

Before work becomes hectic and school's back in session, experience some end of summer fun in 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 summer season. 

Rebecca Todd, NOTMC
Brigtsen's COOLinary

Exclusive Summer Deals 

The month of August is filled with a number of deals and offers. Restaurants, attractions, and museums welcome end-of-summer guests with special month- and week-long perks. For the entire month of August, enjoy COOLinary, in which participating restaurants offer specially-priced menus, and Museum Month, in which one membership to a participating museum gets you free admission to several others.  The end of summer is where the best deals are when visiting New Orleans.

Cheryl Gerber, NOTMC
Satchmo SummerFest

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 homage to Spain’s encierro Running of the Bulls. Red Dress Run, Fidelity Bank White Linen Night, NOLA Pickleball Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, and Southern Decadence are among the other late summer fests you won’t want to miss out on. 

Football fans gear up for the start of Saints season with preseason home games in August. For more inspiration on how to wrap-up your summer, browse our wide selection of fests and events below.