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Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest 2016

Jazz Fest 2016 Click here for the Schedule and More Information It is almost here! GET READY, GET SET, for this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for it is scheduled for April 22 – May 1, 2016. Jazz Festival may bring in a lot of tourists from around the world, but we New Orleans Locals […]

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Festival of Balloons

Festival of Balloons Featuring the world’s largest and most elaborate balloon displays, the Festival of Balloons comes to New Orleans on Sunday, April 10 at the Hilton Riverside Hotel. The Festival of Balloons allows guests to view and/or purchase large balloon sculptures, balloon couture and other masterpieces. Also on-site to wow visitors include balloon entertainers, interactive balloon […]

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JAzz Fest Gala

2016 Jazz & Heritage Gala

2016 Jazz & Heritage Gala Thursday, April 21 Hilton Riverside Hotel Purchase tickets here Tickets are going fast for the 18th annual 2016 Jazz & Heritage Gala, which kicks off the Jazz Fest season with a grand soiree on Thursday, April 21. Proceeds from this fun-filled evening benefits the Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of […]

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Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest

Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest The Food In addition to boiled crawfish prepared with Deanie’s signature Creole seasonings, fest-goers can enjoy a variety of crawfish dishes made famous by Deanie’s Seafood such as Fried Crawfish Tails, Crawfish Balls and Crawfish Nachos. Hamburgers and other non-seafood items plus beer, soda and specialty cocktails […]

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NOLA FOODFEST Date/Time: Saturday, April 2 – 11 AM to 6 PM Sunday, April 3 – 11 AM to 6 PM Location: New Orleans Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza Price: Free! Click here for more details Sample over 50 America’s hometown eats from around the country New Orleans Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza will be lined with dozens of […]

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T-Bois Blues Festival

T-Bois Blues Festival FESTIVAL TO PRESENT ACCLAIMED MUSICIANS ANDERS OSBORNE, NIGEL HALL, AND MORE ON RURAL ALLIGATOR AND CRAWFISH FARM The 7th annual T-Bois Blues Festival will be held on Thursday, March 17th through Saturday, March 19th on T-Bois Farm in Larose, Louisiana, just a little over an hour Southwest of New Orleans.  This intimate, […]

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Hootenanny: A Barn Dance Benefit for Grow Dat Grow Dat Youth Farm 150 Zachary Taylor Drive New Orleans, LA 70124 Friday, March 11, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (CST) Join us on Friday, March 11, 2016, from 6:30-10 PM for the Hootenanny, a barn dance benefit for Grow Dat Youth Farm. The Hootenanny is a dynamic, […]

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NOMA Egg Hunt & Family Festival

NOMA Egg Hunt & Family Festival SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016 | 10 AM – 2 PM Join us on Saturday, March 12, 2016 for the NOMA Egg Hunt & Family Festival in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Bring your family for a fun-filled day featuring egg hunts, a petting zoo, spacewalks, face painting, […]

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United Way’s 16th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off

United Way’s 16th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off February 26, 2016, from 5-8pm at the Royal Sonesta For the 16th year in a row, United Way of Southeast Louisiana is inviting the city’s most talented chefs and first-rate restaurants to put their dishes up against the competition in our annual parade of gumbo. Tickets are on sale […]

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Gretna Jubilee

Gretna Jubilee The 10th annual Gretna Jubilee is right around the corner.   The event will be held on Saturday, February 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Gretna Farmers Market under the large covered pavilion at 300 Huey P. Long Avenue in Gretna. Tickets are $50 per person if purchased before January 29, aMer they will […]

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