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The Top 6 Festivals In New Orleans for 2019 - Adventure 254
Every year, New Orleans parties like no other. The most well-known blowout in Crescent City is undoubtedly Mardi Gras, what if you’re visiting when Mardi Gras has passed? There are tons of other social gatherings at any given time in this congenial city. Dozens of annual celebrations and galas honor a love of the city’s rich culture, history, food, and music. Nobody does festivals quite like New Orleans. Here are the top six most exciting festivals in New Orleans. 1. French Quarter Festival Since 1984, the French Quarter Festival has been a celebration of the most lively neighborhood in NOLA. The now famous French Quarter Festival was once celebrated by locals but the festival has drawn so much attention to itself that tourists have caught on. The festival honors the city’s most prized music and food. Musicians are set up in nearly every corner of the French Quarter, from Bourbon Street and beyond, with 23 stages for local bands to play live music. Music of all genres can be heard, including New Orleans jazz, Latin, funk, zydeco, swing, rock, and more. Some of the city’s finest restaurants set up booths in Jackson Square. More than 60 booths of food and [...]