Four Ways to Experience Mardi Gras at Hotel Monteleone

Carnival season spans the whole city, 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 authentic Mardi...

Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras only lasts a day, but Carnival season spans weeks, giving our hotel guests ample opportunities to check out a parade or two (or three). You’ll also have a chance to try king cake throughout the Carnival season. Some of our favorites are from Haydel’s...

Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial: How to Celebrate

First things first: a history lesson. The Battle of New Orleans wasn’t just one battle. Actually, it was a series of military scuffles that together created the final major battle of the War of 1812. Though they were outnumbered, Andrew Jackson and the Americans held...

Toast the Holiday Season at Tales of the Toddy

Who doesn’t love a festive holiday cocktail – eggnog or a bourbon milk punch, perhaps? With warming drinks in mind, Tales of the Cocktail, the five-day cocktail convention hosted at our hotel each year, is inviting guests to imbibe in yuletide style at Tales of the...

Joy to the World: Christmas Carols at Hotel Monteleone

There’s nothing quite as joyful as the voices of a children’s choir, especially when they’re singing traditional Christmas carols and holiday tunes. Join us in the Hotel Monteleone lobby as we host two weeks’ worth of free performances featuring several New Orleans...