Best events in New Orleans

Check out the top events in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mercedes-Benz Superdome
1. Mercedes-Benz Superdome
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135 local reviews
1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans
+1 504-587-3663
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Lori & Julian
One of my favorite places in the world. The connection between the Saints and the city is unprecedented follow…
Maria
The "DOME" as it is affectionately called by the locals is a domed sports and events complex located in the ce…
Elizabeth
Home of the New Orleans Saints and Sugar Bowl as well as many other major events. One of the most iconic stad…
1. Mercedes-Benz Superdome
1. Mercedes-Benz Superdome
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135 local reviews
1500 Sugar Bowl Dr, New Orleans
+1 504-587-3663
Lori & Julian
Lori & Julian
One of my favorite places in the world. The connection between the Saints and the city is unprecedented following Katrina. Home to many othe…
Maria
Maria
The "DOME" as it is affectionately called by the locals is a domed sports and events complex located in the central business district of New…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Home of the New Orleans Saints and Sugar Bowl as well as many other major events. One of the most iconic stadiums in the country.
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
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347 local reviews
1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-658-4100
Art galleryMuseumPoint of interest
Cathy
259 local Airbnb hosts recommend NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African …
Chris
They have a great permanent collection and rotating shows. Most Friday nights there is a movie or musical eve…
Russell
The New Orleans Museum of Art is the oldest fine arts museum in the city of New Orleans. Check out their websi…
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
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347 local reviews
1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-658-4100
Cathy
Cathy
259 local Airbnb hosts recommend NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, pottery an…
Chris
Chris
They have a great permanent collection and rotating shows. Most Friday nights there is a movie or musical event. Entry is $10. A deal. D…
Russell
Russell
The New Orleans Museum of Art is the oldest fine arts museum in the city of New Orleans. Check out their website for exhibition schedule & s…
3. Louis Armstrong Park
3. Louis Armstrong Park
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111 local reviews
701 N Rampart St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 504-658-3200
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
James
Just a short walk from my home and steps from the French Quarter sits this historic public park that honors th…
Barrett
The entrance to this national park is only 4 blocks down St. Phillip. This houses the last of the venues when …
Jeb And Scott
Very nice park with statues, art, historical significance (see "Congo Square"), sometimes events including con…
3. Louis Armstrong Park
3. Louis Armstrong Park
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111 local reviews
701 N Rampart St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 504-658-3200
James
James
Just a short walk from my home and steps from the French Quarter sits this historic public park that honors the jazz great Louis Armstrong. …
Barrett
Barrett
The entrance to this national park is only 4 blocks down St. Phillip. This houses the last of the venues when Jazz was made. Often has event…
Jeb And Scott
Jeb And Scott
Very nice park with statues, art, historical significance (see "Congo Square"), sometimes events including concerts, farmer's markets, festi…
4. City Park
4. City Park
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614 local reviews
City Park, New Orleans
NeighborhoodPolitical
Julie
City Park has a ton of things to do and see: Art museum, amusement park, golf course, put put golf, sculpture …
Amazing New Orleans
Huge Park - stopover for bird migration, incredible free sculpture garden, Cafe du Monde, playground and story…
Devonsidet
City Park for music festivals, picnics, art & cultural events, golfing, tennis, paddle boating, amusement park…
4. City Park
4. City Park
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614 local reviews
City Park, New Orleans
Julie
Julie
City Park has a ton of things to do and see: Art museum, amusement park, golf course, put put golf, sculpture garden, stadiums, tennis cente…
Amazing New Orleans
Amazing New Orleans
Huge Park - stopover for bird migration, incredible free sculpture garden, Cafe du Monde, playground and storyland for kids, small nature hi…
Devonsidet
Devonsidet
City Park for music festivals, picnics, art & cultural events, golfing, tennis, paddle boating, amusement park rides and much more. Located …
5. The National WWII Museum
5. The National WWII Museum
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324 local reviews
945 Magazine St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-528-1944
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Cathy
Ranked by TripAdvisor as the #1 Attraction in New Orleans, named by USA Today as the #1 Best Place to Learn U…
Dave And Sara
A well-organized tour through the most monumental event in human history. Good balance of personal stories wi…
Kionna
This mueseum is home to the military history and has daily, family friendly events and exhibits such as the Ro…
5. The National WWII Museum
5. The National WWII Museum
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324 local reviews
945 Magazine St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-528-1944
Cathy
Cathy
Ranked by TripAdvisor as the #1 Attraction in New Orleans, named by USA Today as the #1 Best Place to Learn U.S. Military History, and desig…
Dave And Sara
Dave And Sara
A well-organized tour through the most monumental event in human history. Good balance of personal stories with the big picture. If you're…
Kionna
Kionna
This mueseum is home to the military history and has daily, family friendly events and exhibits such as the Road to Tokyo, the Road to Berli…
6. Hi-Ho Lounge
6. Hi-Ho Lounge
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180 local reviews
2239 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
Night clubBarPoint of interest
Beverly
Comedy, live music, and more. Check out their list of events, lots of fun bars right next door too. Don't forg…
Rachel
Great but smoky bar, has a wide range of events from Monday bluegrass picking sessions to charming burlesque d…
Chase
A music venue and restaurant in the fastest growing Arts District in the city. Check out their Facebook page …
6. Hi-Ho Lounge
6. Hi-Ho Lounge
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180 local reviews
2239 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
Beverly
Beverly
Comedy, live music, and more. Check out their list of events, lots of fun bars right next door too. Don't forget to check out their place "F…
Rachel
Rachel
Great but smoky bar, has a wide range of events from Monday bluegrass picking sessions to charming burlesque dancers to heavy metal. Usually…
Chase
Chase
A music venue and restaurant in the fastest growing Arts District in the city. Check out their Facebook page for an up-to-date calendar of …
7. Ogden Museum of Southern Art
7. Ogden Museum of Southern Art
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126 local reviews
925 Camp St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-539-9650
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Eugenie & Seph
Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Souther…
Josh
Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Souther…
Zoie
My favorite Museum, rich in art from this part of the region, they also have really great rotating exhibits an…
7. Ogden Museum of Southern Art
7. Ogden Museum of Southern Art
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126 local reviews
925 Camp St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-539-9650
Eugenie & Seph
Eugenie & Seph
Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and mo…
Josh
Josh
Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and mo…
Zoie
Zoie
My favorite Museum, rich in art from this part of the region, they also have really great rotating exhibits and lots of free events! Check o…
8. Contemporary Arts Center
8. Contemporary Arts Center
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47 local reviews
900 Camp St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-528-3805
Art galleryMuseumPoint of interest
Jan
The Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans is an arts complex located in historic downtown New Orleans. Found…
Grandpre Hospitality
The Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans is an arts complex located in historic downtown New Orleans. Found…
Sarah & Chris
Founded in 1976, the center plays host to events and performances from visual arts to concert performances and…
8. Contemporary Arts Center
8. Contemporary Arts Center
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47 local reviews
900 Camp St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-528-3805
Jan
Jan
The Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans is an arts complex located in historic downtown New Orleans. Founded in 1976, the center plays h…
Grandpre Hospitality
Grandpre Hospitality
The Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans is an arts complex located in historic downtown New Orleans. Founded in 1976, the center plays h…
Sarah & Chris
Sarah & Chris
Founded in 1976, the center plays host to events and performances from visual arts to concert performances and lectures
9. Bruno's Tavern
9. Bruno's Tavern
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19 local reviews
7538 Maple St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens in 2 minutes
+1 504-861-7615
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Richard
WATCH THE GAME -Bruno's has been an institution in New Orleans since the days of Prohibition. This friendly pu…
9. Bruno's Tavern
9. Bruno's Tavern
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19 local reviews
7538 Maple St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens in 2 minutes
+1 504-861-7615
Richard
Richard
WATCH THE GAME -Bruno's has been an institution in New Orleans since the days of Prohibition. This friendly pub caters to students and is a …
10. Swirl Wine Bar & Market
10. Swirl Wine Bar & Market
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102 local reviews
3143 Ponce De Leon St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-304-0635
Liquor storeBarStore
Kimberly
Free wine tasting on Friday nights, and other worthy events during the week. Friendly proprietors. Great assor…
Nicelle
Great ever changing weekly events. Wine tasting paired with small plates from a guest chef, food truck with w…
Andrew And Jenny
Casual wine shop & lounge featuring a range of bottles, plus beer, cheese plates & tasting events.
10. Swirl Wine Bar & Market
10. Swirl Wine Bar & Market
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102 local reviews
3143 Ponce De Leon St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 504-304-0635
Kimberly
Kimberly
Free wine tasting on Friday nights, and other worthy events during the week. Friendly proprietors. Great assortment of wines
Nicelle
Nicelle
Great ever changing weekly events. Wine tasting paired with small plates from a guest chef, food truck with wine pairings
Andrew And Jenny
Andrew And Jenny
Casual wine shop & lounge featuring a range of bottles, plus beer, cheese plates & tasting events.
11. Finn McCool's Irish Pub
11. Finn McCool's Irish Pub
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137 local reviews
3701 Banks St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 504-486-9080
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Collin
Irish Pub that always has sporting events available to see (particularly soccer). Friendly neighborhood pub wi…
Collin
Great place to go for sporting events. Or just to hang. They have good bar food too, which I believe includes …
Queentraveller
-Great place for a beer -Affordable -Good place to watch a game -Great bar food. The burgers are amazing. -Re…
11. Finn McCool's Irish Pub
11. Finn McCool's Irish Pub
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137 local reviews
3701 Banks St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 504-486-9080
Collin
Collin
Irish Pub that always has sporting events available to see (particularly soccer). Friendly neighborhood pub with pool, late night food, lots…
Collin
Collin
Great place to go for sporting events. Or just to hang. They have good bar food too, which I believe includes both American and Irish fare. …
Queentraveller
Queentraveller
-Great place for a beer -Affordable -Good place to watch a game -Great bar food. The burgers are amazing. -Regularly hosts free events such…
12. Audubon Zoo
12. Audubon Zoo
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263 local reviews
6500 Magazine St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 504-861-2537
CafePoint of interestFood
Laurie
One of the best zoos in the country. Lots of special events year round. You can buy a special pass for the zoo…
Phoebe
Have been to the Zoo lately? In New Orleans, major events take place at the Zoo. The Zoo To Do, Friday May 2. …
Laura & Thanh
A very huge zoo that you will not finish walking through in a day. They even have a kid pool area that cater y…
12. Audubon Zoo
12. Audubon Zoo
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263 local reviews
6500 Magazine St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 504-861-2537
Laurie
Laurie
One of the best zoos in the country. Lots of special events year round. You can buy a special pass for the zoo, aquarium, insectarium and Im…
Phoebe
Phoebe
Have been to the Zoo lately? In New Orleans, major events take place at the Zoo. The Zoo To Do, Friday May 2. Get Ya Praise On in February.
Laura & Thanh
Laura & Thanh
A very huge zoo that you will not finish walking through in a day. They even have a kid pool area that cater you pool party events.