Maison DuBois Bed and Breakfast (B&B) is your
place to be for these and any other upcoming special events in and
around New Orleans, LA.
Christmas New Orleans
December 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006
There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas
New Orleans Style, a celebration of uniquely New Orleans holiday activities
taking place throughout December. Experience the magic of the season
in a city steeped in traditions of the past, but with the food, music
and good times of today. More than 100 festivities are planned during
the month-long event, showcasing the cultural diversity that adds spice
to the gumbo of New Orleans' heritage
Phone: (504) 522-5730 or (800) 673-5725
Annual Holiday Home Tour
December 9 & 10, 2006
Once a year, a handful of beautiful houses in New Orleans open their
doors to the public, allowing a whistle-stop historic tour of a fascinating
city. New Orleans is known for its wonderful architecture and memorable
streetscapes. From the Creole cottages of the oldest French and Spanish
neighbourhoods to the Eastlake shotgun doubles of the 19th-century neighbourhoods,
the city's buildings have captured the imagination of countless visitors.
New Year's Eve Street Party
December 31, 2006
New Orleans' New Year's Eve Street Party rocks the entire French
Quarter as people flood onto the streets to welcome in the New
Year. Crowds then flock to Moonwalk (just up from Woldenberg
Park) to be
entertained by top-class performers. Just before midnight there
is a fantastic firework display over the Mississippi. New Orleans
a fabulous place to be for New Year, since this city sure knows
how to party.
Allstate Sugar Bowl
January 3, 2007
The Allstate Sugar Bowl will be played on Wednesday, January 3, 2007
at 7 p.m. CT in the Louisiana Superdome and broadcast on FOX television.
The two teams that will be playing in the 73rd Annual Allstate Sugar
Bowl Football Classic will be announced on the Allstate BCS Selection
Show on Sunday, December 3, at 6 p.m (CT) on FOX Sports.
February 9-20, 2007
The official beginning of the Mardi Gras season is Jan 6, which
is called Twelfth Night (12 days after Christmas). On that
a krewe called Phunny Phorty Phellows has their drunken streetcar
parade down St. Charles Ave. Most of the big parades start
two Fridays before Mardi Gras Day. From this point on, parades
everyday until Fat Tuesday.
French Quarter Festival
April 13-15, 2007
Hundreds of musical acts, food booths manned by local restaurants
and perfect Spring weather attract thousands to the Quarter
for the annual three-day celebration.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
April 27-May 6, 2007
New Orleans Fairgrounds New Orleans, LA
Thousands of musicians, hundreds of food vendors, craftspeople and artists help
make this festival a world-famous celebration of Louisiana.
Orleans Wine & Food Experience
May 23-27, 2007
A fantastic, five-day feast for all the senses, featuring wines from
around the world and the best of New Orleans' culinary culture. Events
include seminars, Grand Tastings, Brunch & the Royal Street Stroll.
Phone: (504) 529-WINE
The French Market Creole Tomato
June 9, 2007
French Quarter - Dutch Alley and the Farmers' Market
A celebration of the Creole tomato, which is grown locally. There are
cooking demonstrations by the city's premiere chefs with Creole tomatoes,
food booths selling dishes made with Creole tomatoes, fresh samplings,
music and sales of the famous Creole tomatoes.
Phone: (504) 524-8843
Go 4th on the River 2007
July 4, 2007
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the
annual Independence Day Celebration along the New Orleans Riverfront
with all-day activities for the whole family.
13th Annual Essence Music Festival
July 5-7, 2007
The 13th Annual Essence Music Festival returns to the Big Easy in 2007
- we are coming home! Known as "the party with a purpose"
for its hip-hop, rhythm and blues and soul performances at the Louisiana
Superdome by night, and inspirational "empowerment seminars"
by day, next year's Essence Music Festival will be held July 5,6 and
7, stretching a Wednesday Independence Day holiday into the weekend.
With the festival's confirmed return to New Orleans for the next three
years, Essence fans can count on what they've come to expect - three
days of great music in a city with world-class restaurants and a rich
cultural fabric -- a place that doesn't holler "last call"
when the party's just getting started.
Tales of the Cocktail
July 18-22, 2007
French Quarter locations New Orleans, LA
A dining and drinking experience that explores the history and spirit of the
cocktail presented by the country's hottest chefs, authors, bartenders, mixologists
July 29, 2007 at 2 p.m.
New Orleans Arena
New Orleans, a city renowned for sports championships, will host its
first team championship since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina when
ArenaBowl XXI is played at New Orleans Arena.
White Linen Night
August 4, 2007
Julia St. & the Warehouse Arts District
Annual open-air event where guests visit the wonderful galleries throughout
the Warehouse/Arts District. There is fabulous New Orleans cuisine from
local restaurants and cool drinks to sip on as well as stages and live
entertainment provided by some of New Orleans' most eclectic and talented
Phone: (504) 528-3805
French Quarter New Orleans, LA
"What a Wonderful World" you'll discover during an entertaining and
educating weekend in the French Quarter honoring New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.
36th Annual Southern Decadence
August 29, 2007 - September 3, 2007
A long weekend of parties, parades and gay pride in the French Quarter
at one of the oldest and largest gatherings of gays in the country,
End-of-summer gay pride celebration held every Labor Day weekend. Loads
of events including the Southern Decadence Parade, dance spectaculars
and drag shows.
Phone: (504) 522-8049
Halloween New Orleans
October 25-31, 2007
Halloween New Orleans
Steeped in magic, mystery and voodoo charm, New Orleans is the ideal
place to raise the spirits of the dead over Halloween. The community
comes alive in a flurry of flamboyance.
Voodoo Music Experience
City Park New Orleans, LA
Known for its diverse blend of high quality artists from all genres
as well as up and coming critical favorites, each year music fans traveling
from across the country and around the world to be on hand for the Voodoo
Music Experience in New Orleans, LA. Amazing music and New Orleans-style
revelry are on tap for the ninth annual Voodoo Music Experience, set
for October in one of America's most musical and magical cities. The
festival's celebrated Halloween weekend tradition will be highlighted
an array of top-level talent from all genres of music, up and coming
critical favorites and beloved local musical acts to grace the multiple
stages. Past performers have included: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran
Duran, Green Day, Beastie Boys, Eminem, Tool, Snoop Dogg, White Stripes,
Tribe Called Quest, Stone Temple Pilots, Iggy and the Stooges, No Doubt,
Marilyn Manson, and Velvet Revolver just to name a few.
XXXIV State Farm Bayou Classic
November 24, 2007
The State Farm Bayou Classic has become the greatest and most distinguishable
sporting event in all of Black America. Everyone loves a grudge match.
And that's what football fans can expect at the 33rd Bayou Classic sponsored
by State Farm Insurance Companies. Every year, the game is a sell-out,
attracting more than 70,000 fans. It'll be another terrific game.
Phone: (202) 832-8560