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Planning a New Orleans vacation and want to find out about upcoming events and fun things to do while you are here?  Be sure to visit the Bienville House blog page, where we keep our visitors up-to-date on both New Orlean and French Quarter festivals, live music, theater performances, sports events, and more. Bienville House French Quarter hotel location is walking distance or a short cab ride away from everything the Crescent City has to offer.

Memorial Day Weekend is Here! Celebrate in NOLA

Memorial Day Weekend is Here! Celebrate in NOLA

May 22nd, 2015

 
Memorial Day in New Orleans allows visitors and locals to honor fallen military members: the country’s National World War II Museum is located in New Orleans. However, there are plenty of other ways to commemorate the long weekend, whether you choose to attend a cultural festival or sample rare wines[…]

NOWFE: What to Do at New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

NOWFE: What to Do at New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

May 19th, 2015

The annual New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE) draws in gourmands from all over the globe craving a glimpse (and a taste) of authentic New Orleans flavors. Our hotel’s French Quarter location makes it the perfect destination during NOWFE: head to special NOWFE events on foot, or even plan a beverage[…]

Family-Friendly Activities in the French Quarter

Family-Friendly Activities in the French Quarter

May 8th, 2015

Summer vacations are a tradition for many families, and our French Quarter hotel is a great choice. Bienville House boasts close proximity to lots of family-friendly activities. Take a look at some of our favorites!

Watch a Summer Blockbuster or Nature Film
Two theaters within short walking distance of one another are[…]

Don't Stop the Music! Jazz Fest Continues

Don’t Stop the Music! Jazz Fest Continues

May 1st, 2015

Though it ends on Sunday, the second weekend of Jazz Fest is a can’t-miss event that celebrates the history and heritage of jazz in New Orleans. We’ve outlined some of our favorite acts this weekend, plus what to do after Jazz Fest is over each evening (hint: it involves even[…]

Jazz Fest: A Full Day of Music, Food, and Fun

Jazz Fest: A Full Day of Music, Food, and Fun

April 24th, 2015

Jazz Fest is New Orleans’ biggest festival, and it’s finally here! Here’s how to make the most of the festival, before, during and after your Jazz Fest adventure.

Before
Fuel up, folks. There are plenty of food vendors at Jazz Fest, but we recommend getting something to eat in the French Quarter before you travel[…]

Jazz Fest: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is Almost Here

Jazz Fest: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is Almost Here

April 17th, 2015

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, more commonly known as Jazz Fest, is arguably the biggest and best festival of the year in New Orleans. Seven full days of performances from world-renown performers like Elton John, Lady Gaga, Wilco, and The Who (to name just a few) treats Jazz Fest[…]

Good Eats for French Quarter Festival: Come Hungry!

Good Eats for French Quarter Festival: Come Hungry!

April 10th, 2015

New Orleans festivals are often as much about the food as they are the music. Fortunately for your appetite, French Quarter Fest is no exception! We’ve had the pleasure of trying many of the foods available at French Quarter Fest (after all, our central location puts us just steps away[…]

Celebrate French Quarter Festival in the Heart of it All

Celebrate French Quarter Festival in the Heart of it All

April 3rd, 2015

French Quarter Festival comes to the neighborhood starting Thursday, April 9 through Sunday, April 12, highlighting the culture, food, history, and people of New Orleans’ historic epicenter. This free festival features more than 1,700 local Louisiana musicians across 23 different stages peppered through the French Quarter and Woldenberg Park at[…]

Easter in New Orleans: Celebrate in the French Quarter

Easter in New Orleans: Celebrate in the French Quarter

March 27th, 2015

New Orleans is a city full of rich Catholic history, which means that Easter is an especially popular holiday. Take a look at ways to enjoy Easter in New Orleans, with a special emphasis on the French Quarter (it’s the neighborhood where our hotel, Bienville House, resides!).

Experience Mass at St.[…]

Our Favorite Spring Menu Items at Latitude 29

Our Favorite Spring Menu Items at Latitude 29

March 20th, 2015

Spring is officially here, and with it a chance to fill up on the light, refreshing flavors that reflect the season. Our sister hotel recently shared their favorite spring cocktails to make at home, but if you’re questioning your bartender skills, Latitude 29 has you covered.

With famed bartender Jeff “Beachbum”[…]