Yeah, it’s hot in New Orleans in June. We’re not going to deny it. You could chargrill an oyster on the sidewalk if you were so inclined, but we have a better idea. Get yourself a big frozen daiquiri and walk around one of these festivals in the Vieux Carré and beyond. What? You’d rather stay home and mow the lawn? (We didn’t think so.) But here’s the best part. Hotel Provincial offers great rates in the summertime. Book now.
The 2022 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience celebrates its 30th anniversary this year by highlighting top chefs, with events and restaurants all over the city, and with fine wines from all around the world. Learn more.
Put on your cowboy hat and head to Louis Armstrong Park for the annual Cajun-Zydeco Festival, featuring music on two stages, great Louisiana seafood and crafts. Admission is free so get up and zyde-go! Learn more.
We love our Creole tomatoes in New Orleans. This annual festival at the French Market features a second line parade, live music, a Bloody Mary Market, tomato eating contests, kids activities, and plenty of good stuff to eat and drink from many of your favorite restaurants. Learn more.
Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Nola Juneteenth Festival & Parade in Congo Square (Louis Armstrong Park) from 3 to 7 p.m. Come see Sunni Patterson, Casmé, N'kafu West African Dance, and Deuce the Poet, Claude Bryant, B Blunt the Poet, T.L.O.C, Dominique McClellan, & Nairobi Productions. There will also be a panel discussion. Learn more.
This year's festival promises to be the ESSENCE experience of a lifetime. See top stars, indulge in delicious food, participate in career advancement opportunities and more. Go to website.