Family Friendly Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans

While there are many choices for a Labor Day weekend vacation – Labor Day weekend in New Orleans should definitely be at the top of your list. You won’t find a sad face around here about summer ending, since it means some of the best New Orleans weather is around the corner. While there are many family friendly activities in the city that you can find year round, there is no lack of festival-goers for Labor Day weekend in New Orleans – it is New Orleans, after all. Southern Decadence in New Orleans Depending on your flavor, you may want to check out Southern Decadence while you are in town. While this one may be a little mature for the younger crowd, Southern Decadence brings an around-the-clock party at the epicenter of Gay New Orleans, the corner of Bourbon St. and St. Ann in the French Quarter, just steps from our LGBTQ+ friendly New Orleans hotel. On Sunday the 4th, a fabulous parade will start at the Golden Lantern at 2pm sharp. The parade might get a little racy, but there are always children in attendance. Family Friendly Labor Day Weekend Activities If you are looking to stay away from the festival scene during Labor Day weekend in New Orleans, below are some great activities for a younger crowd: Riverboat Cruise: Try a 2-hour daytime cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Steamboat Natchez. Children ages 6-12 receive discounted tickets while children under 6 ride for free. A great activity for a memorable Labor Day weekend in New Orleans! Museums: Stop by the Louisiana’s Children Museum in the Warehouse District! Story Time for children...

Southern Decadence 2016 in New Orleans

Join us in New Orleans for Southern Decadence, the biggest party of the year in the gay and lesbian community, over Labor Day weekend in the French Quarter.

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