Events for Everyone: 5 Reasons to Visit New Orleans
(August 5-7) – Celebrate the life and legacy of New Orleans' native son Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong during a weekend filled with concerts, music history seminars, jazz exhibits and a second-line parade.
(August 31-September 5) – Held annually over Labor Day weekend, this celebration of LGBT culture attracts over 125,000 participants from around the world.
Restaurant Week New Orleans
(September 12-18) – For one week in September, New Orleans’ best restaurants offer special discounted prices so visitors can experience all the cuisine that makes this city so special.
(September 17) – Travel back to the Prohibition era with Le Salon at Windsor Court. Experience a variety of cocktails served in tea cups as they are paired with brunch inspired bites and delectable desserts.
NOLA On Tap
(September 24) – The largest beer festival in the region, this one-day-only event welcomes more than 25,000 brew-lovers and their dogs to New Orleans City Park to kick off Oktoberfest in New Orleans and benefit the Louisiana SPCA.