Insider's Look at Upcoming New Orleans Attractions - As Summer Comes to a Close, We Welcome Fall
Experience New Orleans Like a Local with Culinary Adventures, Saints Games and Spooktacular Surprises
The summers in New Orleans may be sizzling, but as the temperatures begin to drop, locals celebrate with festivals and events that highlight the city’s unique food, music and culture. Experience the one-of-a-kind ambiance, temperate climate and Southern hospitality characteristic of the Big Easy. From gastronomic expeditions to cheering on the city’s beloved NFL team under “The Dome,” fun-filled adventures await in the Big Easy.
New Orleans is host to more than 1,400 restaurants, and its chefs and restaurant scene are evolving daily. Throughout the month of August, celebrate the city’s extensive culinary prowess with COOLinary New Orleans, a program that invites locals and visitors to partake in specially prepared pre fixe menus from some of the city’s most renowned restaurants. At The Grill Room, guests can indulge in Chef Daniel Causgrove’s COOLinary menu of contemporary Southern cuisine with Louisiana flare, from blue crab bisque and peach-arugula salad to country ham wrapped Mississippi rabbit loin.
Sports fans will find themselves right at home as football season kicks into high gear. Witness the New Orleans Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 20, the first regular season home game. Before the game, guests can stop by the Polo Club Lounge to enjoy a cocktail and one of the small plate selections from the extensive menu. Reminiscent of the private clubs of England with its rich furnishings and dark woods, the Polo Club Lounge is the perfect tailgating alternative.
Finally, set your sights on some spooktacular fun this October in one of the most haunted cities in America. Whether it’s a ghostly tour through the mysterious French Quarter or a visit to Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau’s tomb in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans is the perfect place to celebrate Halloween or experience the eerie mystique the city is known for year-round. Looking for a family friendly activity? Don’t miss the Krewe of Boo, the official Halloween parade of New Orleans, Oct. 24.
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