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...
Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras only lasts a day (Tuesday, February 28, 2017), but Carnival season spans weeks, giving our hotel guests ample opportunities to check out a parade or two (or three). We’ve put together a Mardi Gras parade schedule for the whole season of parades rolling in...
5 Romantic Things To Do This Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

5 Romantic Things To Do This Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

What could be more romantic than whisking your sweetheart away for Valentine’s Day to a weekend in New Orleans, one of the most magical cities in the country? New Orleans is built for love and romance. Amidst historic French Quarter streets, the Hotel Monteleone...
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...
Top 10 Historic French Quarter Hidden Gems

Top 10 Historic French Quarter Hidden Gems

The French Quarter is chock-full of history. So full, in fact, that it’s hard to even know where to begin. We’re making it a little easier with our list of the top 10 historic hidden gems in the French Quarter. Whether you scope them out all in one day or...
Kick Off Carnival Season with Twelfth Night in New Orleans

Kick Off Carnival Season with Twelfth Night in New Orleans

While Fat Tuesday doesn’t take place until February 28, 2017, Carnival season officially kicks off each year on January 6, also known as Twelfth Night. Throughout most of the Christian world, Twelfth Night is otherwise known as the Feast of the Epiphany, and it...