New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
Experience the excitement of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival this spring. From April 23rd to May 2nd, the city will be flooded with over 500,000 visitors eager to be a part of this thrilling event. Musicians will be performing jazz that will sweep you up in the excitement of the festival while thousands of artists, craftsmen, and Cajun chefs show you their various wares for sale. Get authentic cuisine that will make your taste buds sing with joy while music and the voices of New Orleans are raised around you in celebration.
When you aren’t in the heart of the festival, spend some time appreciating the culture of the city with the French Quarter Walking Tour. This tour will highlight some of the French influences on the culture of New Orleans. You will see the oldest building in the city when you visit the Ursuline Convent where the famous Bella Luna Restaurant collects its herbs each day. In addition you will see old potions and natural remedies set out in the New Orleans Pharmacy.
Another intimate tour of the city that you will not want to miss is the Garden District Walking Tour. This beautiful district has inspired writers to create stories based in the Garden District. The legendary author Anne Rice habitually places her characters in the flavorful areas of New Orleans like the this district. The charm of the area is only surpassed by its incredible history.