New Orleans is coming back to life with a roar. Summer in the Big Easy promises to be full of fun. Why not join in and plan a vacation to have a fabulous time and also lend some support to the cause of rebuilding the businesses in the city. Tourism dollars are precious to New Orleans now. So when planning summer fun, think about New Orleans, and build some priceless memories of time in a very special city.
You will find information about New Orleans at: www.CrescentCity.com, www.NewOrleansOnline.com, www.Louisiana.com.
Summer Events in New Orleans
May: Greek Festival: (www.GreekFestNola.com)
May 20-24: New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
May 23-24: Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo
June 13-15: Vieux To Do Weekend
(The Cajon Zydeco Festival, Louisiana Sea Food Festival, Creole Tomato Festival)
June 30: New Orleans Dance Festival
July 4-6: Essence Music Festival at the Superdome ( Mary J. Blige, Chris Rock, Kanye West will appear. )
July 4-19: 42nd Montreus Jazz Festival
July 16-20: 6th Annual Culinary & Cocktail Festival
August: Satchmo Summer Festival (www.SatchmoSummerFest.com )
August 28-31: Southern Decadence
October 24-26: 10th Annual Voodoo Experience ( Neville Brothers, REM, Nine Inch Nails, Stone Temple Pilots )
Ongoing Activities in New Orleans
Visit the zoo, take a river cruise, explore the above ground cemeteries, take a cooking seminar with chefs in New Orleans, tour the mansions in the towns surrounding New Orleans, take a tour of the Garden District, and explore the thrift shops. You may also want to attend a sporting event, stop at Café DuMonde for a beignet or to watch the sunrise after a night out, visit art galleries, find a small family restaurant to enjoy some red beans and rice, take in the shops at River walk and go for a nice walk along the water, go out dancing, take a carriage ride, enjoy some music in the many bars that have live bands performing,
And New Orleans is a wonderful place for a wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, or a romantic trip. Let the magic of the Big Easy add to your special celebrations.
Join in the Cause of Promoting New Orleans
Have fun in New Orleans and pick up some extra travel brochures there to share with friends when you return home. Be part of helping New Orleans come back to life ! Start plans for a group trip with your neighbors, a group you belong to, or at work. Publish articles about New Orleans and your vacation experiences.