New Orleans Festival Season

New Orleans is the Festival Capital of the world! On any weekend you choose to come down, there is sure to be some kind of festival going on. Nowhere else on the planet is there a greater selection and wider diversity of fabulous special events than those you can experience in New Orleans. Whether you're into music, or art, or historic literature there is a New Orleans festival for you! Festival season kicks off this weekend and lasts throughout the entire year. Here is a breakdown of the upcoming year!

*Updated January, 2019!


February

8-10: Tet Fest: Vietnamese New Year

9: Marley Gras Festival

15-21: French Film Festival

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Photo by  Kelsey Knight  on  Unsplash
Photo by  Brandon Wilson  on  Unsplash
Red Dress Run; Photo by   Charlotte Smith Hamrick     via  flickr

Red Dress Run; Photo by Charlotte Smith Hamrick via flickr

Cafe du Monde beignets; photo by   Navin75     via  flickr

Cafe du Monde beignets; photo by Navin75 via flickr

Delicious New Orleans Gumbo

Delicious New Orleans Gumbo

The Roosevelt Hotel lobby at Christmastime in New Orleans is simply iconic

The Roosevelt Hotel lobby at Christmastime in New Orleans is simply iconic

December

1-31: Christmas New Orleans Style

1-31: Merriment on Magazine Street

TBA: Algiers Bonfires on the Levee

TBA: NOLA ChristmasFest

12-20: Chanukah

TBA: R + L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

TBA: Caroling in Jackson Square

24 – Christmas Eve Bonfires on the Levee

25 – Christmas Day

We will be spotlighting some of our favorite events on the blog throughout the year. We’ve also compiled a list of the New Orleans festivals and events we believe to be best suited for solo travelers which you can read here!

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