FestiGals Women’s Weekend Experience

The 2018 FestiGals Weekend will bring women of all ages and backgrounds together for an enjoyable experience that will feature authentic New Orleans activities, designed for women, by women. This is a special time here in New Orleans as we commemorate the Tricentennial of our city’s founding. Come make history with us as we celebrate YOU!!!

We have lots of a la carte events planned for this year’s celebration of women! View the full schedule at FestiGals.org.


2017  – Lucky #7! Our 7th year showcased New Orleans with exclusive home tours, hit a home run with Linda Alvarado, and let our Hearts Scream with actress Zoe McLellan!
2016 – The largest event to date. Highlights included: powerhouse Carla Harris, a Vudou Ceremony, dinner with Leah Chase, and the largest all women’s 2nd line parade!
2015 – Over 2,200 women participated in FestiGals 5th Anniversary, themed “Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Journeys.”
2014- Dynamic speakers and bodacious fun attracted 1,500 women from 16 states and the greater New Orleans area to the fourth FestiGals.
2013 – The third FestiGals welcomed New Orleans native Rhonda Shear and James Beard winner Chef Tory McPhail
2012 – A memorable event with NBC’s Today Show co-host Hoda Kotb, Chef John Folse and Bodacious Bras for a Cause.
2011 – FestiGals inaugural event launched with Soledad O’Brien, fabulous parties and the first Stiletto Stroll.