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MARDI GRAS AND OTHER FESTIVALS:
Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning
on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany and culminating on the day before
Ash Wednesday, which is known as Shrove Tuesday. is a time filled with parades, costumes,
beads, balls, and fun-filled community-engaging festivities!
More info on MardiGrasNewOrleans
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration
of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. The festivities take place
two consecutive week's end into weekends every year, usually around the end of April
and the beginning of May!
More info on the New Orleans Jazz Festival
French Quarter Festival
French Quarter Festival is a free, annual music festival held in early October, located
in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.
More info on the French Quarter Festival
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
NEW ORLEANS CUISINE
Traditionally, King Cake season is around Mardi Gras, but most places in New Orleans have king cakes available year-round! Here are some local favorites (We've included a beignet spot as an honorable mention!):
Seafood is a staple in the New Orleans area! Home of the gulf, you can try some of the city's best seafood menus at the following locations:
Here are some lists to some of the most recently and historically top-rated restaurants in the New Orleans area:
SPORTS & OUTDOORS:
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Wildlife & Outdoors