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New Orleans Fall 2017

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Experience New Orleans! Plan A Night Out on the Town!

Experience New Orleans!

New Orleans is well-known for our many late-night activities, and we are your guide to the best after-hours destinations that the Big Easy has to offer. Whether it's jazz, blues, food, or drinks you're after, we know the perfect places to go. Looking for a late night bite? We've rounded up a list of our favorite restaurants that serve food after 1 a.m.

READ MORE Are you a history buff? Ready for some live music? Need a drink? Experience New Orleans! It’s not just what you see in New Orleans that will amaze you – it’s what you might not see.

Experience New Orleans!

Scare up a few extra bucks and tour the “Most Haunted City in America” with an educated, entertaining guide who can bring the dead to life for you. We recommend some of these cool opportunities to learn about the legends and folklore that has helped make New Orleans famous. Why just come here to drink spirits when you might actually get to see one? On the NewOrleansGhostAdventuresTour, you can tour New Orleans famous above-ground cemeteries or “Cities of the Dead” and hear spooky tales along the way from actual historians. This company also gives you the chance to step inside these old houses at night, rather than just view them from the curb. Prefer a night tour? Louisiana Plantation Homes. Take a Tour Through New Orleans Plantation Country Journey beyond the city limits, and explore a place where time stands still.

Louisiana Plantation Homes

Experience New Orleans! The above ground tombs in New Orleans cemeteries are often referred to as "cities of the dead.

Experience New Orleans!

" Enter the cemetery gates, and you will be greeted by rusty decorative ironwork and blinded by sun-bleached tombs. Crosses and statues jutting from tomb surfaces cast contrasting shadows, adding to the sense of mystery. Votive candles line tombs on holidays, reminding you that the dead have living relatives who still care. New Orleans has always respected its dead, but this isn't the reason that our departed loved ones are interred above ground. Early settlers in the area struggled with different methods to bury the dead. Another method was to bore holes in the coffins. Here is a question for you: how can you bury more than one family member in each vault? On your way into New Orleans from the airport, you'll catch a glimpse of the newer Metairie cemeteries. New Orleans has many different ways of honoring the lives of those who have died. New Orleans Museum of Art. Middle Eastern REstaurant and Market. Audubon Nature Institute. New Orleans Courtyard Restaurant.

Dinner – Muriel's Jackson Square. Includes Choice of Appetizer, Entrée, and DessertAll Three courses are $42.95All Items are also available a la carte at a reduced priceRecommended wines are paired with each Entrée APPETIZERSChoice Of SoupNew Orleans Seafood GumboTurtle Soup au Sherry Soup of the Day Savory Gorgonzola Cheesecake Gorgonzola prosciutto terrine, honeyed pecans, crispy prosciutto and slices of tart green apple Muriel’s House Salad Mixed baby greens tossed in a pomegranate vinaigrette with shaved sweet onion and manchego cheese Shrimp & Goat Cheese Crepes Goat cheese filled crepes topped with fresh Louisiana gulf shrimp in a buttery cream sauce of chardonnay, onion, tomato and bell pepper.

Dinner – Muriel's Jackson Square

Menus - Tujague's Restaurant. Beignet Festival. With a celebration for almost every food and beverage imaginable, it’s no surprise that the city honors this deliciously iconic French treat with a festival.

Beignet Festival

This event is FREE and open to the public. The Event The festival will be held on October 7, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 6 p,m. at New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds. Proceeds from Beignet Festival will benefit Tres Doux Foundation, whose mission is to celebrate and enhance the lives of children with developmental delays and disabilities. Art for Arts’ Sake. Join more than 30,000 art lovers at one of the most chic street parties ever, held each fall at Art for Arts’ Sake.

Art for Arts’ Sake

With hundreds of fabulous galleries and shops open on Julia Street, the historic Warehouse Arts District and Magazine Street, Art for Arts’ Sake is an annual tradition that opens this city's exciting art season. This year’s Art for Arts’ Sake will be held Saturday, October 7. The fun is focused on three main areas: The Warehouse Arts District Gallery hop along the mall on Julia Street and tour the art – from classic to contemporary art to outstanding photography, sculpture and more. The Contemporary Arts Center Open 6 p.m. Magazine Street. October 6th - 8th - Gentilly Fest 2017. Spectacular MISS GAY AMERICA Female Impersonator Pageant Comes to NEW ORLEANS October 4-7 – 40 Entertainers from Across the U.S. to Compete for Ultimate Drag Trophy - POPULAR PUBLICITY.

Miss Gay America 2017 Suzy Wong in a "Le Cirque MGA" theme lookPhoto: Scotty KirbyMore photos of Suzy Wong at the bottom of this page Contact: Andy Reynolds, Popular Publicity, andy@popularpublicity.comScroll for listings info, links to more about Miss Gay America Miss Gay America Pageant promises glamour, Las Vegas style entertainment, high emotions, higher hair, and really, really big earrings!

Spectacular MISS GAY AMERICA Female Impersonator Pageant Comes to NEW ORLEANS October 4-7 – 40 Entertainers from Across the U.S. to Compete for Ultimate Drag Trophy - POPULAR PUBLICITY

(Seriously, you gotta put ‘em on with duct tape and superglue!) Meet 4 of 40 Miss Gay America 2018 Contestants. Oktoberfest. Sponsored by the Deutsches Haus of New Orleans, three weekends of German-food, music, culture and – above all – fun, await you at this annual celebration of all things German.


Occurring through three consecutive weekends in October, the dates for this year’s Oktoberfest are Friday and Saturday, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, and 21. Location Previously held just outside of New Orleans in the Rivertown section of Kenner, Oktoberfest has now moved to Deutsches Haus’ new home at 1700 Moss Street. Marigny Opera House. (Premiere)

Marigny Opera House

Smoothie King Center. Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows, and three books. Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and George Lopez have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. Back by popular demand! This is a once in a lifetime chance to see four members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year ‘The Comedy Get Down’ on Friday, October 6 at 8pm at Smoothie King Center.