Events

Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Essence

Also known as 'the party with a purpose,' Essence is the largest celebration of African American culture in the USA. A slate of celebrities, academics and serious music talent descends on the city for a fantastic we…
Art in CBD & Warehouse District

White Linen Night

Back in the day, New Orleanians wore flowy white linen to stave off deep summer heat. More recently, they created White Linen Night to resuscitate flagging tourism during the same period. Folks dress in all white, w…
Art in CBD & Warehouse District

LUNA Fête

Inspired by holiday light shows in France, LUNA Fête is a December showcase of art installations and dazzling light displays. The location of the public art varies, but there is usually a large light show projected …
Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Wednesday at the Square

In the spring, the New Orleans Young Leadership Council hosts a 12-concert music series that attracts huge crowds who gather in Lafayette Sq from 5pm to 8pm on Wednesday evenings. Check the website to see what week …
Art in CBD & Warehouse District

New Orleans Arts District Art Walk

The fine-art galleries in New Orleans Art District celebrate the opening night of month-long, feature artist exhibitions.
Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

We like blues in rock and ballad form, and we like barbecue however it chooses to be served, and we like this festival, which connects these two concepts over the course of a fun weekend.