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Seasonal Events in New Orleans

No matter the season, there is always something to see, smell, taste, and enjoy in New Orleans. Royal St. Charles Hotel understands that you have your favorite seasons to travel. Here are a few of our favorite seasonal events that will ensure that you are able to make the most of your visit to the Big Easy.



It’s finally summertime! School’s out and it’s time to have fun in the sun. You’ve worked all year long and you deserve some time to relax, and do something YOU want to do. Summer in New Orleans means more food, more music, more romantic nights, and more family time. Check out what the whole family can do while vacationing in New Orleans.

Essence Music Festival
Bastile Day Celebrations
Fourth of July
New Orleans Seafood Festival

Fun for Adults
White Linen Night
Dirty Linen Night
Tales of the Cocktail

Fun for Kids
The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
The Insectarium
The Louisiana Children’s Museum




What do we love the most about fall in New Orleans? Is it the cooler weather? The leaves turning orange or the beginning of football season? There’s so much going on during the fall season! We want you to fall in love with everything that our city has to offer. See below for a list of some of the annual seasonal events during September, October and November:

New Orleans Film Festival
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
Krewe of Boo
Boudin, Bourbon & Beer
Treme Creole Gumbo Festival




Looking for a less crowded time to visit New Orleans?  The winter months are best time to travel here and provide a great escape from the snowfall of the Northeast and Midwest.  Celebrate the holidays or ring in the New Year in the Big Easy.  Here are some winter events you can enjoy during December through February:

Caroling in Jackson Square
Allstate Sugar Bowl
NOLA Christmasfest
Mardi Gras




Spring is the most desirable time to travel to New Orleans. Guests can enjoy crawfish, live music and numerous festivals. The beautiful weather is the cherry on top to all of these amazing events held during March, April and May. Here is a list of things to enjoy during the spring:

French Quarter Fest
Jazz Fest
Bayou Boogaloo

Outdoor Concerts
Wednesday at the Square
Jazz in the Park
Paradigm Gardens’ Spring Concert Series

St. Patrick’s Day

Crawfish Season (Stores)
Big Fisherman Seafood
Learn how to peel crawfish (Video)


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