New Orleans Festival Directory


Annual Festival/Event Directory

New Orleans annual festivals/events.


Go Fourth on the River
Sugar Bowl
Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc Parade
Rock and Roll Marathon
Commemoration of the Battle of New Orleans
Tet Lunar New Year


Mardi Gras


Foodfest: America's Hometown Eats
Hogs For The Cause
New Orleans International Beer Festival
Louisiana Oyster Jubilee
King Cake Festival
Fete Francaise
Super Sunday
Patois Film Fest
Earth Fest
Parasol's St. Patrick's Day Block Party
Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival
Bach Around The Clock
Buku Fest
Congo Square Rhythms Festival
Foburg Music Festival
New Orleans Sacred Music Festival
Soul Fest
Old Algiers Riverfest
New Orleans Giant Puppet Festival
Art In Bloom
Fashion Week
New Orleans Spring Fiesta
French Quarter Wine Festival
Entrepreneur Week
Big Bass Fishing Rodeo and Fishtival
Lark in the Park
India Fest
Dog Day Walkathon and Festival
Lousiana Crawfish Festival
Kenner Italian Heritage Festival

Nola Foodfest


Taste At The Lake
Swing in the Oaks
Umoja Celebration Of The African Child
Fleur De Lindy Swing Hop Dance Festival
New Orleans Earth Day Festival
French Quarter Festival
Freret Street Festival
Jammin On Julia
New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival
The Sync Up Conference
Zurich Classic

Crescent City Classic
Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana
New Orleans Spring Garden Show
Factory Fest
Zoo-To-Do for Kids


Wetlands Art Tour
Crawfish Mambo

New Orleans Wine And Food Experience
Asian Heritage Festival
Greek Festival
India Fest
Saints And Sinners Literary Festival
Bayou Boogaloo
Birdfoot Chamber Music Festival
Chaz Fest
New Orleans String Project Crawfish Broil
Whitney Zoo-To-Do
Mother's Day at the Zoo


Beaujolais Festival
Creole Tomato Festival
Fried Food Fest

Sound Off!
French Summer Wine Festival
New Orleans Oyster Festival
Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival


Tales Of The Cocktail
Maafa Commemoration
New Orleans French Film Festival
Go Fourth On The River
San Fermin In Nueva Orleans/Running Of The Bulls
Essence Music Festival
Daiquiri Festival


Great American Seafood Cookoff
Satchmo Fest
Satchmo Strut
Six String Music Festival
Red Dress Run
Dirty Linen Night
Whitney White Linen Night
Culture Collision
Midsummer Mardi Gras Parade


Fall Garden Festival
Southern Decadence
New Orleans Burlesque Festival
We Live to Eat Restaurant Week
New Orleans Children's Film Festival
Mighty Mississippi Downriver Festival
Write Nola Poetry Festival (cancelled this year)
Carnaval Latino
Nola Downtown Music And Arts Festival
Ponderosa Stomp
Bridal Crawl
Martini Madness
New Orleans on Tap


Louisiana Seafood Festival
Celebracion Latina
Japan Fest
Afrikan Film And Arts Festival
New Orleans Film Festival
Boo Carre Halloween And Harvest Festival
New Orleans Children's Book Festival
Crescent City Blues And BBQ Festival
Praise Fest
Voodoo Music and Art Experience
Fall Garden Festival
Broadmoor Fest
Boo at the Zoo
Krewe of Boo

Gretna Heritage Festival
Gentilly Fest
Art For Art's Sake
Nola Tech Week
Carnaval Latino
Ghosts in the Oaks


New Orleans Po-Boy Preservation Festival
Treme Creole Gumbo Festival
Bayou Bacchanal
Festival Of India
Folk Magic Festival
Scandinavian Festival
Words And Music
Fiesta Latina
New Orleans Bookfair
Magazine Street Blues Festival
Mirliton Festival
Hell Yes Fest
New Orleans Fringe Theater Festival
Bayou Classic
Bunarchy Ball
Second District Blues Festival
Central City Festival
New Orleans Comic and Zine Festival
French Market Annual Tree Lighting
New Orleans Book Festival
Jingle Bells and Beer
Fat City Festival
Cops 2 Blues Fest


Tales Of The Toddy
Algiers Christmas Bonfire
Christmas in the District

Holiday On The Boulevard
Canal Street Holidays
Celebration in the Oaks
Naughty Santa Crawl
New Orleans Songwriters Festival
Art Against AIDS
Zoo Years Eve


Jazz In The Park
Thursdays At Twilight
Wednesdays At The Square
Pop-Up Happy Hours
Concerts in the Courtyard
Mandeville Live

Sources: 2013 New Orleans Cultural Economy Snapshot, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy, New Orleans Online, Facebook