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It's Gumbo Season!

November 22nd, 2018 | Food & Dining

Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival, where they mix a brass band showcase with Louisiana’s favorite stew. Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the annual fest features the best brass jazz bands around, with Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band, Hot 8, and those from Tremé and the Free Agents. Best of all, it’s free!

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Holiday Shopping in New Orleans

November 16th, 2018 | Activities


Doing some holiday shopping in New Orleans? You’re in luck. With new shops at Canal Place and outlets at Riverwalk, a trip to New Orleans is well worth a visit for a few days of retail therapy. Here’s a look at the best places to shop around the Big Easy. If you’re in town for a spell, check out rates at Andrew Jackson Hotel, located just walking distance from most shops on the list. Our French colonial cottages are a quiet reprieve near all the action of the French Quarter.

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Take Part in New Orleans Holiday Traditions

November 8th, 2018 | Activities

Sing carols in Jackson Square, watch the bonfires along the Mississippi River, plan a Reveillon Dinner, see the New Year’s fireworks and stay for the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans this holiday season.

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What to Pack for Your Winter Trip to New Orleans

October 25th, 2018 | Activities

Not sure what to bring? Here’s a look at some packing essentials for your trip to New Orleans in the cooler months.

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