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How to Prepare for Mardi Gras

January 17, 2017 | Posted in: New Orleans
Fat Tuesday, or "Mardi Gras day" will be on February 28th this year, but Mardi Gras season has already begun! Here are some things you can do to get ready for the main event... 1. Decorate... » Read More

Relive History on the Chalmette Battlefield

January 6, 2017 | Posted in: News
The Battle of New Orleans anniversary event is taking place this weekend, January 6th through 8th on the Chalmette Battlefield, only a short drive or river boat ride from downtown New Orleans.... » Read More

Upcoming Twelfth Night Celebration

January 2, 2017 | Posted in: History
Even though Christmas feels like it's over after all of the presents are unwrapped, traditionally the Christmas holiday only just begins on Christmas day, and ends 12 days later on the &qu... » Read More

NOLA Christmas Fest: A NEW New Orleans Tradition!

December 16, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? The New Orleans Convention Center is hosting the 4th annual NOLA Christmas Fest, December 16-30th! This year's event features an indoor ice ... » Read More

LUNA Fete Lights Up Downtown NOLA

December 7, 2016 | Posted in: Festivals
Established by the Arts Council of New Orleans, LUNA (Light Up NewOrleans Arts) Fete is a festival that shines a light on New Orleans' artists and works of art, past and present. This spec... » Read More

Southern Louisiana Christmas Bonfires

November 26, 2016 | Posted in: History
One of Southern Louisiana's favorite holiday traditions is the lighting of the bonfires along the Mississippi River. It is believed to be a tradition brought to our state by... » Read More

Must Do List This Holiday Season!

November 12, 2016 | Posted in: New Orleans
If you plan to spend time in New Orleans around the holidays, here are a few activities we recommend adding to your itinerary: - Ride the St. Charles streetcar in the evening to view the m... » Read More

Laura: A Creole Plantation

November 5, 2016 | Posted in: History
Laura Plantation is distinguished as a "Creole Plantation." You may have seen the word "Creole" in front of a menu item in a New Orleans' restaurant, but the word "... » Read More

Hurricane Katrina Relic Turns Into Historic Monument

October 22, 2016 | Posted in: News
This single story brick home has been a stop on our City and Katrina Tour and our Post Katrina Tour for years and we are not the only ones that think it's an educational piece of history! ... » Read More

Haunted Houmas House

October 13, 2016 | Posted in: History
If you are interested in ghost stories this Halloween, look no further than along the Mississippi River in Southern Louisiana. Besides the plentiful ghost stories in New Orleans' French Qu... » Read More

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