NOTE: MANY EVENTS ARE BEING CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19.
Get out there and explore New Orleans in April when the weather is balmy and the musicians are hot (the crawfish, too). Here are ten great reasons to reserve your room at Hotel Provincial this month.
This popular free concert series includes five evenings of music in April. Come see Galactic, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Anders Osborne and more at Lafayette Square Park. The concerts run from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
Head to Uptown New Orleans between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. for the Freret Street Festival featuring three music stages and 200 vendors.
Don’t miss the Spring Garden Show in City Park’s Botanical Garden. There will be plants to buy, lectures to help you hone your green thumb, and more than 50 horticultural exhibits – not to mention live music and a Children’s Discovery Zone. Learn more.
French Quarter Festival offers 20 music stages throughout the French Quarter and features local artists playing jazz, New Orleans Funk, Zydeco, Cajun, brass band music, and gospel. Best of all, the festival is free! Learn more.
Jazz Fest is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year by adding another day! This now 8-day fest is one of the highlights of life in the Big Easy. Come experience the legendary food, art and music (and not always in that order). Here's your chance to see big stars like Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews Band, and Katy Perry along with all your favorite Louisiana performers. Learn more and see the complete Jazz Fest 2019 lineup here.
Why stop at the bunny hop this Easter? Start training now for the Crescent City Classic, 6.2 miles of fun from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, through the French Quarter, and all the way up Esplanade Avenue to New Orleans City Park. Register here.
There are three Easter parades in the French Quarter on Sunday: the Historic French Quarter Easter Parade, the Chris Owens French Quarter Easter Parade and the Gay Easter Parade. Hop on down to the parade route for the fun!
Every year, the Zurich Classic, a leg of the PGA Tour, is played at the TPC of Louisiana, just 15 miles from downtown New Orleans. Since it’s New Orleans, you can expect food as great as the golf. Learn more.