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New Orleans Festivals, Events & Things To Do
All about New Orleans Festivals & Events, including monthly calendars of events, annual events, outings, holidays, and fun things to do in New Orleans

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New Orleans Arts & Entertainment
A guide to all the music, arts, culture, and entertainment events and venues in New Orleans.

New Orleans Food & Drink
Information, reviews, and stories about the restaurants, bars, and markets of New Orleans, a town of fine dining and great food.

Civic, Media & City Life in New Orleans - Resources for residents and newcomers to New Orleans about government, utilities, charities, and issues.
Resources for all aspects of civic, media, and city life in New Orleans including information, directories, and resources for New Orleans' government, utilities, charities, community organizations, and local issues. This is a go-to list for newcomers to New Orleans as well as long-time residents.

New Orleans Museums,Historic Sites & History
All about New Orleans museums, landmarks, historic & cultural sites, as well as its history, legends, and traditions.

New Orleans Shopping
New Orleans covers shopping from the tackiest souvenirs to the best of luxury living. Here's a guide to the shops, boutiques, sales, malls, fairs, markets, and discount stores of New Orleans.

New Orleans Sports
Throughout the many sports seasons, here's a guide to the the many sports teams and events of New Orleans, including the Saints, Zephyrs, Hornets, Tulane's Green Wave, running, racing, and more.

Christmas & the Holidays
A group of articles, lists, and website that are all about celebrating Christmas and the holidays in New Orleans including parades, parties, festivals, christmas tree lightings, celebration in the oaks at city park, nutcracker ballets, theater plays including spoofs on Scrooge and christmas traditions, festivus events, shopping, black friday, caroling, unique gifts, levee bonfires, Santa and Papa Noel events, st. nicholas day, ethnic events, concerts, football games, ethnic events, dog friendly events, and lots of free events.

Other Festivals
Information about other festivals and other events in and around New Orleanso including the Jazz Fest, the Voo Doo Fest, the Creole Tomato Fest, Swamp Fest and much much more. It seems like every weekend in New Orleans has at least a couple of fun festivals.

Sweets and Treats of New Orleans
These places around town serve ice-creams, candies, cookies, pastries, and other delicious confections. Have you treated yourself lately?

The French Market Creole Tomato Festival and the Cajun-Zydeco Music Fest in New Orleans
The French Market Annual Creole Tomato Festival celebrates the best tomato in the world in the famous New Orleans French Market with creole tomatoes, music, food and more. The Jazz Fest's own Cajun-Zydeco Music Festival goes on at the same time at the New Orleans Old Mint.

12th Night - King Cake Season - Joan of Arc
12th Night is the last day of Christmas, the beginning of Carnival and Mardi Gras season, King Day aka King Cake Day and Joan of Arc's birthday. In New Orleans it's celebrates with a medieval parade, a traditional streetcar Mardi Gras Krewe party, King Cake parties and more.

New Orleans Antiques and Collectables
New Orleans stores, shops, and boutiques offering legitimate antiques and collectible items, including stamps, dolls, guns, curios, artifacts, art, furniture, jewelry, glassware, kitchenalia, books, and more.

New Orleans Art Artists of New Orleans
New Orleans artists and artisans working in various media: painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, casting, found art, metal work, lighting, silk screening, and much more.

New Orleans Fine Dining - Classic Upscale New Orleans Cuisine
These are the famous New Orleans restaurants that serve world-class food in richly appointed surroundings. Most feature classic French and Creole dishes, with delicious sauces, fresh ingredients, and well-stocked wine cellars.

Jewelry and Jewelry Artists of New Orleans
Fine jewelry, costume jewelry, and New Orleans-themed jewelry stores around town.

Music and Musicians of New Orleans
Local bands, New Orleans divas, and all that jazz in-between. These are the people who bring New Orleans to musical life in blues, gospel, rock, alternative, classical, and classic vocals.

Media, Newspapers, and News Sources
Media, TV, radio, newspaper, and news source sites that cover the news, events, arts, and politics of New Orleans and the surroundings areas of Louisiana.

Literary, Book, & Film Events
New Orleans has always been a haven for writers, literary types, and readers. Now the film industry has come to town.Find out about the literary, book, and film events in and near New Orleans including the Louisiana Book Fest, the Tennessee Williams literary festival, Faulkner Society's Words & Music writer and reader fest, the New Orleans Film Festival, as well as author visits, readings,workshops, screenings, and more.

Wizard World Comic Con in New Orleans
Photographs and information about the annual wizard world comic con event in New Orleans including pictures of costumes and more.

Jazz Fest
Articles about the Jazz Fest in New Orleans including highlights, reviews, advice, schedules, headliners, and links.

French Quarter Festival
French Quarter Festival in New Orleans tips, basics, information, and links

Art Galleries & Studios
Galleries and studios featuring original art and designs by New Orleans artists, including paintings, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, wire work, metal work, carvings, murals, glass blowing, collages, textiles, and whatever else people can come up with.

Historic Buildings and Museums
A listing of historic homes, buildings, and museums in New Orleans.

LSU Tigers
Information and websites about the LSU Tigers.

Easter
Articles and links about Easter in New Orleans including Easter parades, Easter brunch, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter parties, and more.

Summer Camps
Lists of select summer camps in New Orleans including a Artsy Summer Camp list, a Sports Camp list, and a Unique Summer Camp list, which include summer camps for kids of all ages.

Super Bowl 2013 in New Orleans
All About Super Bowl 2013 in New Orleans including schedules, free events, fan fests, how to volunteer, concerts, mardi gras events, parades and more. This site is still in progress - Stay tuned for more information about the 2013 Super Bowl as it becomes available.

Drinking Festivals and Events in New Orleans
Drinking events in New Orleans including Tales of the Cocktail, New Orleans Food and wine Experience, festivals for beer, cocktails, wine, champagne and liquor, as well as wine tastings, beer tastings, cocktail classes, absinthe tastings, alcohol history, culture and educational events, bar tours, cocktail tours and more.

Halloween in New Orleans - Haunted Houses, Un-Dead Con, kid events, non-scary parties, pumpkin patches, costume shops, surgeon pumpkin operations, haunted gingerbread houses and much more.
All about Halloween in New Orleans including Haunted Houses, Vampire balls, voo doo ceremonies, Un-Dead Con, less and non scary Halloween fun, parties, pumpkin patches, kid events, dog events, costume contests, haunted boat tours in the swamp, festivals, and more, plus Halloween shopping for costumes and pumpkins.

New Orleans Housing
Whether you're moving to town or just swapping your New Orleans neighborhood, here's helpful information on the real estate and renting market, including condos, Section Eight, historical districts, projects, insurance, and housing legislation.

New Orleans Neighborhoods
Profiles and descriptions of unique New Orleans Neighborhoods, along with their history, unique qualities, landmarks, architecture, restaurants, bars, shops, photographs, and more.

Monthly Event Calendars
subcategory of monthly event calendar lists

Mardi Gras Parades, Events, and Information
List of articles, photo galleries, about.com resources, and external sites covering everything about Mardi Gras in New Orleans and Louisiana including the parades, festivals, balls, parties events masking costumes traditions history schedules, dog parades, date of mardi gras calculations, lundi gras, resources, and other information

Ethnic Festivals, Parades & More
The festivals, parades, concerts, and unique events celebrating the gumbo of ethnic cultures, history, traditions, and mostly fun in New Orleans. These are some of the very best events in New Orleans. That includes the French (Creole, Cajun, and European), Spanish, German, African-American, Native American Indians, British (Irish, Scottish, English) Eastern European, Latin American, Eastern, and more.

New Orleans Careers & Education
With a little planning, New Orleans can be a great place to make the life you want. Opportunities for your education and career are all around you, if you know where to look. Here's a guide to help your education and training for your career.

Canna Flowers - Picture of Canna Flowers
Canna Flowers. New Orleans. Page 7.

Cat's Claw - Picture of Cat's Claw - That Dang Weed
Cat's Claw, That Dang Weed. New Orleans. Page 8.

Foxglove - Picture of a Foxglove
Foxglove, Audubon Park, New Orleans. Page 3.

Hibiscus - Picture of a Hibiscus in a New Orleans Garden
Hibiscus, AKA rosemallow, in New Orleans. Page 4.

Japanese Magnolias - Picture of Japanese Magnolias
Japanese Magnolias, AKA Saucer Magnolia, a small deciduous tree. Page 2.

Ornamental Cabbage - Picture of an Ornamental Cabbage
Ornamental Cabbage, Audubon Park

New Orleans Flowers and Native Plants
A picture gallery of some great New Orleans flowers, with plant information and locations where I found them.

Mardi Gras Definition
What is Mardi Gras? The answer is a translation, definition, & explanation about Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Free Museum Days in New Orleans
Free Museum Days in New Orleans

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Top Malls for New Orleans Shopping
The top malls in the New Orleans area for shopping including Clearview, Oakwood, Lakeside, Esplanade, Riverwalk, Canal Place and more

Day-Trips from New Orleans
Ideas for day-trips from New Orleans to Cajun country, cities in Louisiana and Mississippi, the Gulf Coast and beyond, including destination restaurants.

The City of New Orleans, Louisiana
A website all about life in New Orleans, Louisiana for New Orleanians, newcomers, and potential residents. Coverage includes neighborhoods, history, culture, traditions, landmarks, music, arts, calendar of events, mardi gras, jazz fest, pets, entertainment, restaurants, food, bars, festivals, celebrations, Mardi Gras, holidays, parades, special events, museums, activities, sports, housing, education, careers, clubs, charities, organizations, shopping, government services, local issues, and more

Unique Summer Camps in New Orleans for Kids
These are a few interesting New Orleans area summer camps with unusual themes, skills, or locations.

Unique Summer Camps in New Orleans for Kids
These are a few interesting New Orleans area summer camps with unusual themes, skills, or locations.

Calendar of Events - March in New Orleans
March 2012 New Orleans Events, Festivals and Things to Do; A New Orleans Calendar of Events for March 2012

How to Obtain or Renew Your Passport in New Orleans
The paperwork can seem daunting, but it's actually fairly easy to get your US passport in New Orleans if you follow the right steps.

Getting Your Driver's License in New Orleans
Here's how to get your new Louisiana driver's license, replace your out-of-state license, or renew your license in New Orleans.

Free Christmas & Holiday Events in New Orleans
Free things to do for the December holidays and Christmas in New Orleans including parades, kid activities, festivals, fairs, festivus, concerts, Cajun bonfires, caroling, markets, midnight mass, chef demonstrations, recipe tastings, tree lighting, Channuka, menora lighting, St Nicholas Day, outdoor movies and more

Christmas & Holiday Events in New Orleans
A list of traditions, concerts, church services,parades,festivals, activities, other events and things to do for the December holidays and Christmas in New Orleans.

All About Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans 2013: Free Super Bowl Events, Free Concerts, The NFL Experience, Mardi Gras parades, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Super Bowl Volunteering, Contests, Football Practices, History, Dates, Times, Teams,Facts and Information - Everything you need to know about the 2012 Super Bowl
All About Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans 2013 including Free Super Bowl Events, concerts, the NFL Experience, Mardi Gras parades, the Superdome, Super Bowl Volunteers, Contests, Team Practice, History, Dates, Teams, Facts, and other Information. Everything you need to know about the fun and events in New Orleans during the week of the 2013 Super Bowl XLVII.

Official Louisiana State Things - Food, Drink, Animals, Musical Instrument, Flowers, Tree, Gem, Fossil, Colors and More
Official Louisiana Things includes the state cuisine, musical instrument, fossil, gem, flowers, colors, tree, fruit and mottos, as well as a variety of honored Louisiana animals, including dog, mammal, bird, amphibian, crustacean and dog.

Medal-Winning Olympians from Louisiana Through the Years
Medal-Winning Olympians from Louisiana Through the Years at Olympic Games from the 1930's through the 2000's, including athletes with Louisiana or New Orleans connections, i.e., who were born, raised, resided in, were educated in, or trained in New Orleans or Louisiana.

Top 4 Insects that Bug New Orleans
The Top 4 Insects that Bug New Orleans are mosquitoes, termites, and stinging buckmoth caterpillars.

Halloween for Kids and Cowards in New Orleans - Less and Non Scary Fun
Less scary Halloween events for kids, as well as adults, in metro New Orleans, including halloween parties, parades, dog-friendly events, non-scary ghost tours, trick or treating, Halloween gingerbread house and other art making and craft events.

New Orleans April Calendar of Events and Things to Do
List of things to do in New Orleans in April 2011 in a spring calendar of events including Easter events, Jazz Fest, and the French Quarter Festival.

Black Friday Shopping in New Orleans
A list of options for Black Friday Shopping for Christmas holiday gifts in New Orleans.

All About Dogs in New Orleans - Dog Friendly New Orleans
All about dogs in New Orleans and their owners including organizations, clubs, information, activities, events, dog-friendly places, festivals, events, adoption venues, rescue groups, dog parades, pet resources, websites, training, obedience school, dog parks, outings, activities, dog parades, and more.

November Events, Festivals, and Things to Do in New Orleans
November Events, Festivals, and Things to Do in New Orleans including the bayou classic football game, swamp fest at the audubon zoo, po-boy fest, Faulkner literary fest, renaissance fest, fringe fest, coffee festival, and more. A New Orleans November Calendar.

October Events, Festivals, and Things to Do in New Orleans
October Events, Festivals, and Things to Do in New Orleans including Halloween, Oktoberfest, the Voo Doo Experience, festivals, and Fall or Autumn events in 2012.

Halloween in New Orleans - Events and Things To Do
A list of events and things to do for halloween in and near New Orleans, including haunted houses, the voo doo festival, halloween parties, vampire events, kid events, parades, dog-friendly events, ghost tours, trick or treating, and even the day after, all saints day.

Christmas & Holiday Events in New Orleans
A list of traditions, concerts, church services,parades,festivals, activities, other events and things to do for the December holidays and Christmas in New Orleans.

Christmas & Holiday Events in New Orleans
A list of traditions, concerts, church services,parades,festivals, activities, other events and things to do for the December holidays and Christmas in New Orleans.

July 4th in New Orleans
A list of events and things to do on July 4th in New Orleans 2011, including the Go 4th on the River fireworks display duel between barges accompanied by patriotic music on the Mississippi River.

Celebrate Bastille Day in New Orleans
Celebrate Bastille Day in New Orleans on the French holiday, June 14th, and beyond. The holiday is considered France's Independence Day. The Bastille prison in Paris was stormed by thousands which was the the beginning of the French Revolution. The Revolution's violent chaos led to Napoleon Bonaparte and the Louisiana Purchase. So it was also the start of a series of events that led to New Orleans becoming part of the United States.

Free Things to Do in New Orleans - A List of Freebies
Free things to do in New Orleans including free festivals, concerts, attractions, destinations, and activities including the greatest free show on earth - Mardi Gras! This list of fun freebies includes always free attractions as well as special free days for museums and other attractions that usually charge for admittance.

Mardi Gras in New Orleans - All About New Orleans Parades and Carnival Time
A list of links with New Orleans Mardi Gras information from the About.New Orleans Guide.

New Orleans April Calendar of Events and Things to Do
List of things to do in New Orleans in April 2011 in a spring calendar of events including Easter events, Jazz Fest, and the French Quarter Festival.

Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off Contest at the New Orleans Food and Wine Experience 2012
Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off Contest crowns Lola's Chef Frentz of Covington as Seafood King 2012

Scandinavian Festival at the New Orleans Norwegian Seamen's Church
an article about the Scandinavian Festival at the New Orleans Norwegian Seamen's Church.

The New Orleans Saints
Information and websites about the New Orleans Saints for their Who Dat fans.

Book Shops and Bookstores in New Orleans
A list of book shops and bookstores in New Orleans and their website addresses.

New Orleans Blogs the Bloggers of NOLASAo
These blogs feature New Orleans events, food, people, festivals, stories, politics, neighborhoods, and more. Some are personal, some corporate, but they're all talking about stuff we want to hear.

Neighborhood Profile New Orleans French Quarter - New Orleans French Quarter History and Facts
The things we should all know about New Orleans French Quarter, our oldest and most culturally rich neighborhood.

Baby Gets It All at the Krewe of Thoth Parade - Mardi Gras New Orleans 2009
Baby Gets It All at the Krewe of Thoth Parade - Mardi Gras New Orleans 2009. Page 3.

Krewe of Thoth Parade Float - Mardi Gras New Orleans 2009
Krewe of Thoth Parade Float - Mardi Gras New Orleans 2009. Page 4.

Krewe of Thoth High Priest Parade Float - Mardi Gras New Orleans 2009
Krewe of Thoth High Priest Parade Float - Mardi Gras New Orleans 2009. Page 8.

Canine Happy Days Rock & Roll Float
photo of Canine Happy Days Rock & Roll Float. Page 4.

New Orleans Dog Parade Royalty on a satin pillow in
photo of new orleans dog parade royalty on satin pillow in convertible. Page 10.

Pawdi Gras Dog Parade Krewe Member
photo Pawdi Gras Dog Parade Krewe Member in mardi gas boa in new orleans. Page 13.

Pepe's Sweet Float in Pawdi Gras Dog Parade
photo of Pepe's Sweet Float in Pawdi Gras Dog Parade. Page 2.

Terrier in Sailor Suit in new orleans dog parade pawdi gras
photo of Terrier in Sailor Suit in new orleans dog parade pawdi gras. Page 12.

Superhero canines at the Pawdi Gras Dog Parade
photo of Superhero canines at the Pawdi Gras Dog Parade. Page 9.

Big ole alligator at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, LA
A big ole alligator seems to be contemplating how I'd taste at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, LA. Page 7.

An elephant having a lunch of grass at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, LA
An elephant having a lunch of grass at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, LA. Page 2.

A jaguar at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana
A jaguar lies in the dappled shade at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana Page 6.

A nod to Douglas Addams on 'fridge art in the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana
A nod to Douglas Addams on 'fridge art in the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. Page 2.

Pirates or poison - something is in this refrigerator in New Orleans Louisiana
Pirates or poison - something is in this refrigerator in New Orleans, Louisiana. Page 3.

Humor deals with tragedy and beats just being angry in the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans Louisiana
Humor deals with tragedy and beats just being angry in the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. Page 5.

Hey this isn't a refrigerator but it still sums it up in the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans Louisiana
Hey, this isn't a refrigerator, but it still sums it up in the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. Page 7.

Refrigerator art where it belongs - on a Mardi Gras float for Mid City New Orleans Louisiana
Finally, refrigerator art where it belongs - on a Mardi Gras float for Mid City New Orleans, Louisiana. Page 9.

Brazilian White Brugmansia - Picture of Brazilian White Brugmansia
Brazilian White Brugmansia. New Orleans. Page 9.

Magnolia Blossom - Picture of a Magnolia Blossom
Magnolia Blossom. New Orleans. Page 10.

Louisiana Iris - Picture of a Louisiana Iris
Louisiana Iris. New Orleans. Page 6.

Dogwood Flower - Picture of a Dogwood Flower
Dogwood blooming on a hedge. New Orleans. Page 5.

Lakeview - A New Orleans Neighborhood Profile
A profile of Lakeview, a New Orleans neighborhood that no longer has a view of Lake Ponchartrain, but is a vital family-oriented neighborhood in New Orleans that was severely damaged by the city flood after Hurricane Katrina.

Neighborhoods
A growing group of articles and lists about new orleans neighborhoods including their geography, history, restaurants, bars, food, festivals, landmarks, businesses, shops, shopping, events, activities, things to do, quirks traditions, demographics, streets, architecture and people.

Top Things to Do in New Orleans City Park
A listing of some of the top things to do and visit in New Orleans City Parking, including fishing, boating, picnics, botanical gardens, amusement park, rides, historic wooden carousel, storyland, playgrounds, wifi cafe, art museum, sculpture garden, golf, frisbee golf, tennis, the city bark dog park, walking/jogging/running paths, forest trails, horse stables, bird watching and more.

The N'Awlins Air Show in Belle Chasse
The annual free N'Awlins Air Show in Belle Chasse at the Navy base features the Navy Blue Angels and some very noisy jets. It's also known as the New Orleans Air Show or Belle Chasse Air Show.

Jazz Fest in New Orleans - New Orleans Jazz Fest - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
All About the New Orlean Jazz Fest, a list of favorites, top things to do, resources, and tips about the internationally famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest.

What to Do in New Orleans in the Summer
A list of articles, websites, information and ideas about what to do in New Orleans in the Summer. Despite the city's high temperature and humidity during the summer, there are lots of options for fun during the summer months. And because of the weather, tourism is generally down. So bargains can be found as restaurants offer low price specials to lure the locals out in the heat.

Dog Parade Photo Gallery
Gallery of Dog Parade Photos from new orleans pawdi gras

Lousiana Seafood Cook-Off Winner
Lousiana Seafood Cook-Off Winner in 2012 is Chef Frentz of Lola's restaurant in Covington, a suburb of New Orleans

Get A Louisiana Marriage License in New Orleans
How to get a Louisiana marriage license in New Orleans

Falstaff Brewery Sign Forecasts Weather in New Orleans
How to decode the lights on the renovated New Orleans Falstaff tower sign and get tomorrow's weather forecast. The color and pattern of the lighted orb and letters are a code for the predicted weather.

New Orleans Music Schedule for Satchmo SummerFest - Satchmo New Orleans Music Schedule
Here's the New Orleans music schedule for the ninth annual tribute to Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong. In addition to the music, the fest features art, food, lectures, and second lines.

Why We Still Haven't Fixed the New Orleans Levees - Obstacles, Politics, and New Orleans Levees
We hear about the New Orleans levees all the time, but what's really been done, and what's being done to take care of this most pressing issue? New Orleans can't take another Katrina, so why aren't we properly protected yet?

Slim Hopes for Six Flags New Orleans - Six Flags New Orleans After Katrina
Before Hurricane Katrina, Six Flags New Orleans was doing well, so why has Six Flags so completely abandoned the park? As the property continues to deteriorate, is there any chance we'll get Six Flags New Orleans or some other park there in the future?

New Orleans Dining Uptown for Under $20 - Inexpensive New Orleans Dining Uptown
Here's a short list of restaurants offering quality New Orleans dining at reasonable prices in the uptown area.

Five Must-Try French Quarter Bars in New Orleans - Be Sure to Sample These French Quarter Bars
Five French Quarter bars that offer something truly special. Everyone needs to enjoy them at least once.