French Quarter Festival Returns to New Orleans’ Most Historic Area

French Quarter Festival Returns to New Orleans’ Most Historic Area

From Thursday, April 6 through Sunday, April 9, 2017 French Quarter Festival will celebrate the culture, food, history, and people of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood. With more than 1,700 local Louisiana musicians on 23 different stages throughout the French Quarter...
A Colorful Tradition: The Mardi Gras Indians and Super Sunday

A Colorful Tradition: The Mardi Gras Indians and Super Sunday

It may be too late to experience Mardi Gras this year, but one of the most colorful (and secretive) of Carnival traditions has a second showing, when the Mardi Gras Indians strut their stuff on Super Sunday, March 19, 2017. Read on to learn more about the tradition of...
Spring into Festival Season with Hotel Monteleone

Spring into Festival Season with Hotel Monteleone

Springtime is coming, and we’re ready to celebrate the many spring festivals happening in New Orleans! As always, our hotel is a great option in terms of proximity to all the action, from St. Patrick’s Day to French Quarter Festival to New Orleans Jazz &...
Celebrate Irish History in New Orleans this St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate Irish History in New Orleans this St. Patrick’s Day

If there is one thing we have an abiding love of, it’s history. While we’ve been standing tall on Royal Street since 1886, the history of the Irish in New Orleans goes back even further. A Brief History of the Irish in New Orleans Irish immigrants have...