It’s finally fall in New Orleans, which means your calendar of events is getting fuller. Don’t miss these fun festivals, concerts, and food-related events kicking off this weekend:
Fall Fest - September 29
This Saturday from 11am-9pm, Urban South Brewery is hosting Fall Fest to celebrate the beginning of the season! They will be providing food trucks, live music, a bounce house, and several small batch beer releases that day. Musical acts Bogue Chitto and Hallelujah Hat Rack are performing and admission is completely free to the festival.
Music Under the Oaks - October 7
Every year, Audubon Park Conservancy welcomes visitors to Music Under the Oaks, a fall concert series happening through the month of October, kicking off on October 7. Bring your lawn chairs and get ready for a fun time! Contributions to the Conservancy directly support the annual care and improvements of Audubon Park, including ongoing needs such as lawn care, seasonal flower planting, and the protection of historic live oak trees. More information is available here.
New Orleans Film Festival - October 17-25
The New Orleans Film Festival is celebrating its 29th year. The festival, which takes place in different locations around the city, discovers, cultivates, and amplifies diverse voices of filmmakers who tell the stories of our time. Organizers offer everything from an opening night film to special presentations and programming. Find the full schedule at neworleansfilmsociety.org/lineup.
Oak Street Po-Boy Fest - November 11
One of the highlights of fall in New Orleans is strolling down Oak Street enjoying food from dozens of restaurants. Oak Street Po-Boy Festival is the annual event that closes down the stretch of Oak Street in Uptown New Orleans so attendees can explore the food and drink vendors, art market, and more.
New Orleans 300: 300 Years of Great Stories - November 29
The New Orleans Public Library is hosting a series of events celebrating New Orleans at 300 years. On November 29, join local and notable literary figures Susan Larson and Nancy Dixon as they highlight and discuss the city’s rich treasure trove--300 years--of literary history. Plus, Friends of the New Orleans Public Library will be there to celebrate the opening of the library branch’s carriage house following the book talk and sale.