Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival (June 8- 9,2013)
New Orleans’ premier showcase for the two-stepping dance music of the Bayou State. As in years past, the festival will take place on two stages at the Old U.S. Mint – one on the lawn on the Barracks Street side, and one out in the street on the Esplanade Avenue side of the building. Plus we’ll program a stage at the French Market’s Creole Tomato Festival, which is just one block away, with Cajun and zydeco music.
Satchmo Summerfest (August 1- 4, 2013)
The premier American jazz festival dedicated to life, music and legacy of New Orleans’ native son, Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong. Featuring music all weekend on festival stages featuring local musicians playing traditional jazz, contemporary jazz and brass bands.
San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (July 11-14, 2013)
The 7th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans is back & better than ever. San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is an annual festival in New Orleans featuring an Encierro (bull run), which replicates and pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, or “The Running of the Bulls”, only our bulls are none other than members of the Big Easy Rollergirls and select participants from other roller derby leagues across the country!
Coolinary in New Orleans (August 1-31, 2013)
Celebrating dining in America’s most delicious City! During the month of August, experience cuisine that delights your pallet and is an integral part of the history, fabric and culture of New Orleans. This Annual culinary tradition features specially priced pre-fixe lunch and dinner menus.
Red Dress Run (August 10, 2013)
Only the biggest little Red Dress Run event in the world- and you can be part of it! Completely fantastic and yet sometimes difficult to put into words everything this event is and is about. Visit their website for a complete history.