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.
What do you get when you combine over 250 wineries and more than 100 New Orleans restaurants? A wine pairing for the history books! Don’t miss the Royal Street Stroll, an evening of sipping and shopping. Learn more.
This popular free concert series includes four evenings of music in April. Come see Irma Thomas with Johnny Sansone, Eric Lindell with Deltaphonic, Kermit Ruffins with Space & Harmony, and Marc Broussard with The Iceman Special. The concerts run from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Learn more.
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.
NOLA Crawfish Festival at Central City BBQ features a crawfish cook-off, a crawfish eating content and live music by Neville Jacobs, The Iceman Special, Samantha Fish, Anders Osborne and others. Learn more.