Events

Top Choice Music in Lafayette

Festival International de Louisiane

At the fabulous Festival International de Louisiane, hundreds of local and international artists rock out for five days over the last weekend in April in the largest free music festival of its caliber in the US. Alt…
Top Choice Food & Drink in East Nashville

Hot Chicken Festival

Nashville's signature dish struts its stuff on July 4th during this fiery festival at East Park in East Nashville. The city's favorite hot chicken joints are on hand to share their birds. Yazoo beer supplies the mou…
Music in Tennessee

Bonnaroo

Bonnaroo is one of America's premier music festivals and the only large-scale 24/7 event in the country. Set on a 700-acre farm, 60 miles southeast of Nashville, Bonnaroo combines camping, comedy, cinema, food, beve…
Music in New Orleans

Jazz Fest

Held during the last weekend of April and the first weekend of May, this world-renowned extravaganza of music, food, crafts and good living is a mainstay of the New Orleans festival calendar, attracting both interna…
Cultural in New Orleans

St Joseph's Day – Super Sunday

March 19 and its nearest Sunday bring 'gangs' of Mardi Gras Indians out into the streets in all their feathered, drumming glory. The Super Sunday parade usually begins around noon at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave, b…
Cultural in New Orleans

Mardi Gras

In February or early March, Fat Tuesday marks the orgasmic finale of the Carnival season. Expect parades, floats, insane costumes, and a day of absolute mad cap revelry as the entire city throws down for an all day …
Cultural in Memphis

Elvis Week

The King's passing and his life are celebrated across Memphis during Elvis Week in mid-August, when tens of thousands of shiny-eyed pilgrims descend for nine days of festivities. This is Weird America. Attend a Viva…
Parade in Memphis

Peabody Ducks

A tradition dating to the 1930s begins every day at 11am sharp when five ducks file from the Peabody Hotel's gilded elevator, waddle across the red-carpeted lobby, and decamp in the marble lobby fountain for a day o…
Music in Memphis

Beale Street Music Festival

You’ve heard of Coachella, New Orleans Jazz Fest and Bonnaroo, but Memphis’ Beale Street Music Festival gets very little attention, considering it offers one of the country’s best line-ups of old-school blues master…
Food & Drink in Lexington

Night Market

Foodies will want to check out this open-air pop-up market held on the first Friday of the month from April to December in the NoLi neighborhood. A mix of food trucks, beer stalls, vendor booths and temporary art in…