Ringing in New Year’s Eve in New Orleans!

Ringing in New Year’s Eve in New Orleans!

Three…two…one…New Year’s Eve is almost here! We’re not far from a brand-new year, and along with it, one of our favorite nights: New Year’s Eve. No matter how you choose to ring in the New Year, there is plenty of excitement to be had all...
Sounds of the Season: Christmas Carols at Hotel Monteleone

Sounds of the Season: 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 festive, free performances featuring several New Orleans school...
A Christmas Tradition: Réveillon Dinners in New Orleans

A Christmas Tradition: Réveillon Dinners in New Orleans

New Orleans is often referred to as a “European city” and for good reason. Throughout our French Quarter neighborhood, you’ll find the influences of Spanish and French architecture. Each December, you’ll also find another European influence:...
Classic Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Classic Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

The holidays are stunningly beautiful in New Orleans. The city is full of lights, cheerful events, and age-old traditions. Our on-site restaurant Criollo offers a multi-course Reveillon Dinner bursting with elegant, authentic Creole flavors. And just a few steps away,...
The 32nd Annual Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park

The 32nd Annual Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park

New Orleans is a magical place to spend the holiday season. Caroling in Jackson Square, bonfires on the levee, and exciting sporting events fill the city with a festive, cheerful spirit. But amidst all the wonderful holiday events that take place in the Crescent City,...
Places to Get Po-Boys in the French Quarter

Places to Get Po-Boys in the French Quarter

First invented in the 1920s, the po-boy sandwich has become synonymous with New Orleans. You can find these delicious, overstuffed sandwiches all over the city, and every New Orleans resident has an opinion about who serves the best. We’ve decided to put...
Take A Haunted Tour of New Orleans This Fall

Take A Haunted Tour of New Orleans This Fall

New Orleans has often been called the most haunted city in America. Above-ground cemeteries, hundred-year-old mansions, and a colorful history of very spooky residents create an atmosphere that’s perfect for Halloween fun. Due to its rich history, there are many...
Thanksgiving in New Orleans: Bayou Classic, Criollo & More

Thanksgiving in New Orleans: Bayou Classic, Criollo & More

New Orleans is a city that embraces traditions, family, and the art of a great meal. Celebrating a classic New Orleans Thanksgiving is a natural fit. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or a more elaborate celebration, you can find it all in...
A Local Favorite: A Guide to the 2018 Treme Creole Gumbo Festival

A Local Favorite: A Guide to the 2018 Treme Creole Gumbo Festival

Few things satisfy the palate more than a bowl of piping-hot, perfectly-spiced Creole gumbo. There’s no better place to celebrate this dish than in Treme, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the United States. And what better experience than a festival filled...