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Year-at-a-Glance

The following is a list of featured events for the upcoming year:

January 2016

1 – Allstate Sugar Bowl
6 – Annual Joan of Arc Parade
6 – Phunny Phorty Phellows Parade
7 – Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans
18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
21 – OffBeat Best of the Beat Music Awards
23 – Krewe du Vieux
29-Feb. 9 – Mardi Gras Parades
31 – King Cake Festival

February 2016

1-9 – Mardi Gras Parades
9 – Mardi Gras Day
12-14 – Vietnamese New Year’s (Tet) Celebration
14 – Valentine's Day
15 – Presidents' Day
28 – Rock n' Roll Marathon

March 2016

2-May 18 – Wednesday at the Square Concert Series
5-6, 12-13 – Spring Fiesta
11-12 – Buku Music and Art Project
20 – Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday
11-17 – St. Patrick’s Day Parades
19 – St. Joseph's Day
19-20 – Congo Square New Worlds Rhythm Festival
26 – Crescent City Classic
27 – Easter Parades
30-Apr 3 – Tennessee Williams Literary Festival

April 2016

1-2 – Hogs for the Cause
1-3 – Tennessee Williams Literary Festival
2 – Freret Street Fest
2 – FoodFest
6-May 18 – Wednesday at the Square Concert Series
7-10 – French Quarter Festival
25-May 1 – Zurich Classic
22-24 & 28-May 1 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
14-June 2 – Jazz in the Park Concert Series

May 2016

5 – Cinco de Mayo
6 – Whitney Zoo-To-Do
8 – Mother’s Day
20-22 – Bayou Boogaloo
26-29 – New Orleans Wine and Food Experience
27-29 – Greek Fest
30 – Memorial Day

June 2016

4-5 – New Orleans Oyster Festival
11-12 – French Market Creole Tomato Festival
18-19 – Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival
17-19 – New Orleans Pride
19 – Father’s Day
30-July 3 – ESSENCE Festival

July 2016

4 – Independence Day French Quarter Fireworks
1-3 – ESSENCE Festival
7-10 – San Fermin en Nueva Orleans
14-17 – Bastille Day Fete
20-24 – Tales of the Cocktail
28-31 – Festigals
TBA – French Film Festival

August 2016

1-31 – COOLinary New Orleans
6 – Whitney White Linen Night
4-7 – Satchmo SummerFest
13 – Red Dress Run
13 – Dirty Linen Night
TBA – New Orleans Sushi Festival
TBA – NOLA Downtown Music and Arts Festival
31- September 5 – Southern Decadence

September 2016

1-5 – Southern Decadence
2-4 – Louisiana Seafood Festival
7 – Labor Day
12-18 – We Live to Eat Restaurant Week
15-18 – New Orleans Burlesque Festival
TBA – NOLA on Tap

October 2016

1 – Art for Arts' Sake
TBA – Treme Fall Fest
8 – Carnival Latino
TBA – Oktoberfest
TBA – New Orleans Film Festival
14-16 – Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
TBA – Krewe of Boo Halloween Parade
TBA – Words and Music Festival
TBA – LGBT Halloween in New Orleans
28-30 – Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
31 – Halloween

November 2016

TBA – Mirliton Festival
TBA – Faux/Real Festival
TBA – Boudin, Bourbon & Beer
12-13 – Treme Creole Gumbo Festival
TBA – Oak Street Po-Boy Festival
24 – Thanksgiving Day
TBA – Celebration in the Oaks
TBA – Bayou Classic

December 2016

1-31 – Christmas New Orleans Style
24-January 1 – Chanukah
TBA – R + L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
TBA – Caroling in Jackson Square
TBA – Christmas Eve Bonfires on the Levee
25 – Christmas Day
26 – January 1 - Kwanzaa
31 – New Year’s Eve

 
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