When Is The Best Time To Travel To New Orleans

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New Orleans is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings — have a look at each of them. New Orleans’ architecture ranges from the French Quarter in the oldest section of the city to Uptown which has been revitalized in recent years. No matter what you are looking for there are bound to be events going on that appeal to you. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – held every spring since 1979 — offers some of America’s best music venues along with fine dining, world-class entertainment and an atmosphere rich with culture and tradition. It is one of America’s top festivals. Headliners include Aretha Franklin, John Legend, Bob Dylan , Herbie Hancock , Allen Toussaint etc.. The 2010 festival will run April 23-May 2nd . Other annual events include Mardi Gras (Tails Up), Essence Music Festival , Battle Of The Pines (a duck race held around Christmas time), Bayou Classic (football game where fans dress up like their favorite college teams) Carnival season , Southern Decadence Parade (held over Labor Day weekend).

(Tails Up), Essence Music Festival , Battle Of The Pines (a duck race held around Christmas time), Bayou Classic (football game where fans dress up like their favorite college teams) Carnival season Satchmo Summerfest – Held each year during the summer months at Tulane University this festival celebrates Louis Armstrong who resided in New Orleans throughout