New Orleans is a festival city in a festive land. New Orleans travel almost always involves a festival or celebration. The very heart of New Orleans is its festival and celebratory atmosphere. From funerals to Mardi Gras, New Orleans is truly the land of celebration.
The very biggest of them is Mardi Gras.
See our section on Mardi Gras.
You might also be interested in Mardi Gras for Families.
After Mardi Gras, "laissez les bons temps rouler!" (let the good times roll) in New Orleans.
Jazz Fest is one of the biggest music events in the country.
There are also many other festivals celebrating the home, the arts, music, and food. See the following for more information.
Historic Home Festivals
When planning your New Orleans travel, don't forget to include a festival in your plans! It will make your trip to New Orleans that much more enjoyable!