New Orleans, the Crescent City

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Festivals

Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Events like Mardi Gras, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Voodoo Music Experience, French Quarter Festival, New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, Whitney White Linen Night, Art for Arts' Sake, and New Orleans Film Festival make up the brief list of annual festivals to keep your calendar full. 

 

Food - Renowned CuisineNew Orleans Food

New Orleans' food is its reason d'etre. Cuisine that has been influenced by centuries of international, regional and purely local flavor that can't be beat. You'll quickly become familiar with seafood, po-boys, Cajun, creole and a host of other unique, New Orleans offerings.

Music - Rhythm and SoundNew Orleans Sound

New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz —that in and of itself makes this place special. It also has nurtured varieties of music that create a tapestry of creativity that can be found in no other city. Cajun music's close relative, Zydeco, inhabits music venues daily. Blues, rock, R&B, rap....it's all here.

NightlifeNew Orleans Nightlif

Let's just say that New Orleans has a lot to offer. But you're going to college to study, not go out on the town....right?


ArtsNew Orleans Arts

A thriving art and performing arts scene gives a nod to New Orleans' historic role as a cultural mecca.


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New Orleans is a sports town with many professional options on any given weekend. The New Orleans Saints were the Super Bowl 2009 Champions and are rebounding with a new vigor. The New Orleans Pelicans have a new name and a new look. The Zephyrs Triple-A baseball team provides summer fun. The VooDoo arena football team is New Orleans' pro sensation. And the New Orleans Jesters minor league soccer team gives you fútbol fans something to cheer. New Orleans also regularly hosts national tournaments and events.