Eat Cake For a Cause at King Cake Festival

Eat Cake For a Cause at King Cake Festival

It’s not healthy to eat king cake — but it is good for you! How, you ask? Well, when you eat king cake at the annual King Cake Festival, proceeds from each and every slice benefit children and babies at Ochsner Hospital. So, put your healthy New Year’s...
7 New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions and Their History

7 New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions and Their History

The countdown to Mardi Gras in New Orleans is well underway! As you plan for parades and mark the days until Fat Tuesday (February 13, 2018), learn about some of the most famous Mardi Gras traditions and where they came from. 1. Mardi Gras Krewes A Krewe is an...
Ring in New Year’s Eve at Hotel Monteleone!

Ring in New Year’s Eve at Hotel Monteleone!

…3…2…1 — Happy New Year! We’re not far from a brand-new year, and along with it, one of our favorite nights: New Year’s Eve. Ringing in the New Year in New Orleans will be extra special this year, as 2018 marks the beginning of the city’s Tricentennial...
What to Expect at NOLA ChristmasFest

What to Expect at NOLA ChristmasFest

From Thursday, December 21, to Sunday, December 31, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the 4th Annual NOLA ChristmasFest. Located in Hall I of the Convention Center, the indoor Christmas-themed festival features a...
5 Ways to Experience Mardi Gras at Hotel Monteleone

5 Ways to Experience Mardi Gras at Hotel Monteleone

Carnival season spans the whole city of New Orleans, and even other areas within the south like Mobile, Alabama (home of the very first American Mardi Gras in 1703) and along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. However, you won’t need to travel far and wide to experience an...