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Desperate for your New Orleans fix? You're not alone. With vaccination numbers up and Covid cases low, dates on our festival calendar are piling up like shrimp and oysters on a seafood platter. Keep in mind, many of the festivals that typically take place in spring have been rescheduled for fall this year. As more festivals confirm new dates, we'll put them here so keep checking back. For the latest information on each fest, simply click on the links below. We expect hotels to fill up for major events so book now.

Hogs for the Cause, June 4 & 5

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, June 9-13

New Orleans Juneteenth Festival, June 18-20

Restaurant Week New Orleans, June 21-27

ESSENCE Festival of Culture® Presented by Coca-Cola®, June 25-July 4 (Virtual)

French Market Creole Tomato Festival, July 3

Running the the Bulls, July 11

Satchmo SummerFest, July 30-August 1

Tales of the Cocktail, September 20-23, 2021

Beignet Fest, September 25, 2021

French Quarter Festival, September 30-October 3

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, October 8-17

Krewe of Boo, October 23

National Fried Chicken Fest, October 23-24

Fête des Fromages, November 4

Christmas Eve Bonfires on the Levee, December 24


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Posted: June 1 2021 | Blog