Things To Do in New Orleans





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Marti Gras World - Take a magical tour of Mardi Gras World. Mardi Gras World is literally the place where Mardi Gras magic is made. Watch the artists of Blaine Kern Studios—the world-renowned masters of Carnival sculpture and float-building—at work in their shops, sewing spells of wonder.

Preservation Hall - The Preservation Hall is a musical venue in the French Quarter founded in 1961 to protect and honor New Orleans Jazz. Live Jazz performances Thursdays to Mondays from 8 to 11.

The National World War II Museum - Using still images, artifacts, maps, documents, oral histories and motion pictures, the Museum highlights the human side of the World War II.

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Mardi Gras - Mardi Gras is music, parades, picnics, floats, excitement and one of the biggest holidays in New Orleans! Dressed in purple, green, and gold-the crowds adorned the streets throwing balls, playing music, having a picnic, and watching the crowds walk by between parades. This is a once in-a-lifetime experience, don't miss it!

Satchmo Summerfest - Satchmo SummerFest features uniquely New Orleans events that take place during the festival weekend. Beginning with the Satchmo Art show, the Satchmo Birthday Party and on Sunday, patrons pack into St. Augustine Church to participate in the heralded Jazz Mass where, upon conclusion, crowds flock into the streets to join in the second-line parade to the festival.

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival - This is a huge yearly event that just about everyone with any appreciate of music celebrates. Jazzfest presents a large array of internationally renowned artistic talents and a showcase of who's who in American Jazz, Blues, Rock, Funk, Gospel and everything else talent.

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Dante's Kitchen - Working closely with local farmers and dairy producers to bring in the finest and freshest ingredients the region has to offer, Dante's features a contemporary take on creole comfort food while remaining true to the techniques and traditions of New Orleans cooking.

The Pelican Club - Offering a wide range of fabulous New Orleans dishes, consists of three dining rooms and a large bar fashioned from a handsome, 19th-century French Quarter townhouse, rising from the corner of Bienville Street and Exchange Place in the heart of the French Quarter.

Ernst Cafe - Central Business District landmark featuring sandwiches, burgers and salads.

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