Summer in New Orleans

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Essence Music Festival

Come for the 4th of July and stay for Essence Festival. It’s a celebration of African-American women, but y’all know that. The 25th Anniversary Festival is July 5-7, 2020. Book your girls trip at a New Orleans Bed & Breakfast. Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige are the headliners. BUT, you really need to see […]

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Wednesday at the Square

Free music series called Wednesday at the Square. It’s the after work 5pm to 8pm in Lafayette Square festival for 10 weeks in the Spring. Food and drinks are available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Young Leadership Council. It’s a great way to spend the evening in New Orleans. Book your Bed & Breakfast […]

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Crawfish

It’s the season for crawfish. Spring has Sprung in New Orleans. April to June is prime crawfish time. You can get them earlier if the weather cooperates. Looking for boiled crawfish. There’s is a Crawfish APP for that. Going to French Quarter Fest or Jazz Fest, there is crawfish there too. The famous Crawfish Monica. […]

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Free to visit Sculpture Garden in City Park

Yes, I’m sure this is in New Orleans. It’s a beautiful way to spend a morning or afternoon. And can you believe it’s FREE to enter?!? YES it is FREE. Don’t forget to stop at Cafe du Monde for some beignets and cafe au lait located at one of the three entrances to the garden. […]

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St Patrick and St Joseph

Missed Mardi Gras? There are more parades to come in New Orleans and surrounding areas. The Irish and Italians are bringing more fun and celebration. Friday, March 15 – Molly’s at the Market Irish Parade 6pm French Quarter Saturday, March 16 – IRISH CHANNEL PARADE 1pm Garden District SUPER SUNDAY, MARCH 17 – MARDI GRAS […]

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not just a day.  It’s a season.  This year Mardi Gras Day is March 5th.  It’s not too early to start planning for next year which is February 25, 2020.  The party starts weeks before.  Check availability at New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts then look here for a list of parades 2019 […]

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French Quarter Festival

  French Quarter Festival is April 11 – 14, 2019.  Four days of FREE music from over 200 musicians on 20 stages. Did I mention the food?  It’s fantastic.  Go hungry.  Crawfish & Goat Cheese Crepes, Slow Roasted Duck Po-Boy, Fried Boudin Bites, Oyster Rockefeller Po-Boy, Cracklin’ Nachos, Shrimp cooked a variety of ways and so much more. Get yourself a […]

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Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

Valentine’s Day can be overlooked in New Orleans because we are too busy with Mardi Gras.  This year Mardi Gras Day is late on March 5th, so you can do a little of both.   Cozy restaurants, intimate nightclubs, and plenty of live music help make New Orleans a fantastic city in which to spend Valentine’s […]

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Jazz Fest 50th Anniversary: Will the Rolling Stones play?

Yes, the Stones will play on Thursday, May 2nd.  Starting planning.  Day-specific tickets will be required for May 2. Jazz Fest added an extra day to the 50th anniversary celebration.  It all begins on Thursday, April 25, 2019 and closes out on Sunday, May 5.  Book your room now with New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts.  Enjoy the festival […]

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