Bienville House French Quarter Hotel News
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.
November 25th, 2014
New Orleans is full of beloved holiday traditions, from Christmas Eve bonfires on the levees to five-course Reveillon dinners like the ones available at our sister hotel’s restaurant, Criollo. Another perennial favorite this season is Celebration in the Oaks, an ongoing event in New Orleans City Park where all decorations[…]
November 19th, 2014
Thanksgiving means different things to different people. For some, the perfect Turkey Day entails staying in pajamas and watching football with the fam; for others, it’s a day off to explore and enjoy. If you’re in the latter camp, take a look at things to do on Thanksgiving in New[…]
November 14th, 2014
Walk into Latitude 29 prepared for a good, old-fashioned game of eye spy.
Do you spy the ship’s bow that doubles as a host stand? Real starfish suspended for eternity in a stained-glass lamp? How about an expanse of textured seagrass (hint: look up)?
Authentic tiki carvings and totems line the walls,[…]
November 6th, 2014
The Jazz and Heritage Foundation has a reputation for spotlighting important, New Orleans-centric music throughout the year. Just a few weeks ago, residents celebrated Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival, and April always draws a major crowd for Jazz Fest. This weekend, the Foundation is hosting yet another event that[…]
October 30th, 2014
We’re gearing up for our Latitude 29 launch happening soon, and we couldn’t be more excited! Over the past few weeks, we’ve had several exciting updates. Take a look at what’s been happening as we finalize the details of Latitude 29.
Monday was a busy day for us. The Fire Marshall[…]
October 23rd, 2014
On any given day, New Orleans offers a bustling social calendar packed with things to do, but with Halloween happening on a Friday night, you can bet there’s even more to check out than usual. Take a look at our list Halloween happenings in New Orleans – both on the day[…]
October 16th, 2014
When people think “New Orleans,” they think jazz and jambalaya, but this weekend, blues and barbecue is the more accurate pairing. The Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival starts Friday in Lafayette Square, a park within the Central Business District just a few blocks from Bienville House. Running through Sunday,[…]
October 9th, 2014
If your weekend plans don’t include chowing down on the freshest seafood this side of the Mississippi, they should: Louisiana Seafood Festival runs from Oct. 10-12 at the festival grounds in City Park.
The festival features a savory parade of seafood-centric dishes from some of the area’s most beloved restaurants. Sample[…]
October 3rd, 2014
New Orleans is one of the spookiest and most haunted cities in the United States
September 26th, 2014
Jeff Berry’s Latitude 29 is Bound for Success