Happy May from the Vieux Carré!

May 1 2024 | News

May is the time of year New Orleanians love best (okay, Mardi Gras is pretty cool and so is football season but you get the gist.) May means the second weekend of Jazz Fest. It also means crawfish season, Cinco de Mayo at area restaurants, and gyros at Greek Fest. Book your room in the French Quarter at the Hotel Provincial now and join the fun

NOLA Crawfish Festival (April 29, 30 & May 1)

It's mudbug season! Come see John Boutté, George Porter, Jr., John Cleary, Tab Benoit, and many more of your favorite acts while pinching the tails and sucking the heads! Learn more.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (May 2-5)

Celebrate everything you love about this city at Jazz Fest at the New Orleans Fairgrounds. The second four-day weekend will feature an amazing lineup, but the music is just the beginning. You'll also find great art, fabulous food and a fun area for kids.

Bayou Boogaloo (May17-19)

Get your NOLA on in Mid-City at Bayou Boogaloo, featuring live music, food and arts. This year’s lineup includes over 35 great acts, including GZA & The Phunky, Afroman, Lez Zeppelin, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Naughty Professor with Chali 2NA, Morning 40 Federation, and more. View the daily lineup.

New Orleans Greek Fest (May 24-26)

Bayou St. John is the place to be Memorial Day weekend! Get your fill of homemade Greek food, drink and culture at the 49th Annual New Orleans Greek Fest. Learn traditional Greek dancing. Listen to a live Greek band. Tour Holy Trinity Cathedral, the oldest Greek Orthodox church in the Americas. Hit the Athenian Playground with the Mount Olympus Climbing Wall! Learn more.

Book your room now!

Jazz Fest photo courtesy of Missy Fields Dalton