Weatherwise, November is one of the most popular months to travel to New Orleans. There isn't a better time of year to stroll through the French Quarter or hit a festival. Check out these great November events in the French Quarter and beyond

Bayou Bacchanal, November 3 & 4 

Come celebrate Caribbean culture in Congo Square at Bayou Bacchanal, the original Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans.  Presented by Friends of Culture, here's your chance to immerse yourself in Caribbean cuisine, dance and music.

Oak Street Po-Boy Festival, November 19

The Oak Street Po-Boy Festival grows more and more popular every year. Join us in Uptown New Orleans for  art, music and all the po-boys you can eat from dozens of vendors. 

Home Saints Games, November 5 & 26

There's no place like the Dome sweet Dome this November.  On November 5th, the black and gold take on da Chicago Bears and on November 26th they'll take on the Atlanta Falcons (aka "the dirty birds"). Tip: Don't miss the tailgate party at the Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome. 

Water Lantern Festival, November 12

Louis Armstrong Park is home to the Water Latern Festival this year. Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA Today, this magical festival takes place all across the country. Come see thousands of glowing lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope and dreams reflecting on the water. There will be food, games and music as well. Don't miss it.

Bayou Classic,  November 25

Love football? Love a parade? Love a battle of the bands? Then don't miss the Bayou Classic this year when Grambling and Southern go head to head once again at the Superdome. 

Celebration in the Oaks, November 23-December 30

Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is 25 acres of holiday magic. Come see centuries-old oaks draped in hundreds of thousands of lights as well as numerous other festive displays. Unless your last name is Scrooge, this event is a must.

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Posted: November 1 2023 | Blog