Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series
February 9–10, 2019
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is an international event featuring participants from 50 states and 23 countries. The course includes views of the mansions along St. Charles Avenue, the historic architecture of the French Quarter, the elegant homes on Esplanade Avenue and the scenic Lake Pontchartrain shoreline.
Scrap Dat Productions
February 21–23, 2019
Come for scrapbooking, paper crafts, crafting and all-around fun. Be creative at the 45-hour crop, browse vendors with the newest merch and have a great time with your friends at the Castine Center in Mandeville, LA.
French Quarter Fest
April 11–14, 2019
This award-winning gathering brings more than 70 food and beverage vendors to Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint and Jackson Square for a celebration of music, food and culture. This event also serves as the largest free music festival in the South, so stop by to hear R & B, contemporary jazz and more from 450 musicians.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 26–May 5, 2019
Join in this 10-day celebration of Louisiana heritage, uniting local foods, craft artisans and countless musicians at the Fair Grounds Race Course. You can enjoy a variety of performances, including jazz, R & B, bluegrass, zydeco, Cajun, country and rap.
Essence Music Festival
July 4–9, 2019
Featuring three nights of musical performances and cultural celebrations, the Essence Music Festival is the nation's largest annual gathering of African-American musicians.
November 30, 2019
This storied football rivalry pits the tradition-bound universities of Southern and Grambling State against each other in a competition for football glory.
Allstate Sugar Bowl
January 1, 2020
Be sure to get your tickets well in advance for this annual college football bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This game is among the oldest bowl games in the country and has been played since 1935.