Fall Festivals in New Orleans

It’s hard to beat fall in the Big Easy. The weather is gorgeous, the windows are open, and plenty of incredible festivals make their debut, making the wonderful fall weather even more enjoyable outdoors. In order to help you plan your fall visit to the Big Easy, here is preview of the upcoming fall festivals in New Orleans set for autumn 2014:   Fall Festivals in New Orleans – October 2014: October 10-12 Louisiana Seafood Festival This free New Orleans festival is a family-friendly event welcoming all to celebrate seafood, one of Louisiana’s favorite delicacies! The event is held in City Park and features live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts and many more fun activities. If you are a lover of everything and anything seafood, whether it’s oysters, crawfish, or shrimp – this is the festival for you. October 17-19 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival Just blocks away from the Hotel Monteleone, enjoy the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival at Lafayette Square in the CBD. Featuring two stages of incredible live music, delicious barbecue, and an entry price of $0 – this is an event worth bookmarking! October 31-November 2 Voodoo Music & Arts Experience Voodoo Festival is one of New Orleans’ most popular festivals (second only to Jazz Fest). The 2014 lineup headliners include popular contemporary artists such as Outkast, The Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex and many more. Held over Halloween weekend, the festival motto is “Worship the Music.”   Fall Festivals in New Orleans – November 2014: November 23 Po-Boy Festival You can get this one-day-only event “dressed” with lettuce, tomatoes, onion and mayo! This...

Voodoo Music Experience 2013 in New Orleans

It’s about halfway through September, which means a big question must already be on your mind: what are the best Halloween costume ideas this year? Well, maybe we’re not all there yet, but the holiday is fast approaching and our New Orleans hotel never comes up short as the perfect place to spend the spooky holiday. One of the favorite and highly-anticipated New Orleans events for Halloween is the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, a three-day long festival in City Park Festival Grounds celebrating some of today’s top music and art. This year’s Voodoo Music Experience takes place after official Halloween, from November 1-3. The New Orleans music festival lets everyone show a different side, as many festival-goers are dressed in full-fledged Halloween costumes.   The 2013 Voodoo Music Experience Lineup Includes: Pearl Jam Nine Inch Nails The Cure Kid Rock Calvin Harris Bassnectar Mackelemore & Ryan Lewis Paramore Afrojack Boys Noize The Gaslight Anthem Big Gigantic Matt & Kim Alkaline Trio Preservation Hall Jazz Band Dirty South Desaparecidos Beats Antique New Found Glory + many, many more! The daily lineup has been released with Friday’s top acts including Pearl Jam, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Calvin Harris. Saturday’s top acts include Nine Inch Nails, Paramore, Afrojack, and Big Gigantic. Sunday’s top acts include The Cure, Bassnectar, Kid Rock, and Matt & Kim.   Voodoo Music Experience Tickets Currently, Voodoo Music Experience is only selling general admission, VIP, and artist credentials for the entire weekend. If art is more your taste than music, the 2013 Voodoo Music Experience will present interactive art installations throughout City Park. The multi-sensory installations...