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28th Annual…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for the 28th Annual Mid Summer Mardi Gras. Presented by the Krewe of… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 23 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 23 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Blazin10 Presents A…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for a Trunk Show Featuring Kano Branon - (Designer & Stylist of… more

Brewsiana - Craft…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Cheers to the best of South Louisianas brews, bands, and bites. BREWS: 21… more

Champions Square…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Jake Owen is coming to Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square  for his… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 23 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Crescent City Lights…

Aug 23 - 24, 2014
The Crescent City Lights Youth Theater summer season (in partnership with… more

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash unite as "three… more

Filthy Linen Night

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Come down and Support Frenchmen Art and Businessfor Filthy Linen Night! This… more

Free Kinder Garden at…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

HOUSE OF BLUES HOSTS…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
House of Blues New Orleans announces the 1st annual Brewsiana - Craft Beer and… more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 23 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Production Assistant…

Aug 23 - 24, 2014
PA Bootcamp is back. NOVAC along with the Mayor's Office of Cultural Economy,… more

Swingin' at the…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band!… more

The Color Run

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Get ready, 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour is headed to New Orleans. The Color Run, also… more

True Colors Exhibition

Aug 23 - 29, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Adults/Swim Rooftop…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Summer is winding down and Adults/Swim is going out with a bang with the last… more

Kirk Franklin…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Celebrate Sunday morning with brunch featuring the explosive energy of live… more

Strut + Swim Poolside…

Aug 24 - 24, 2014
Fashion Week New Orleans presents the last Strut + Swim fashion show of the… more

28th Annual…

Aug 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for the 28th Annual Mid Summer Mardi Gras. Presented by the Krewe of… more

Festival Invites Women Everywhere to the Ultimate Weekend Getaway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Ashley Sutton
Gambel Communications
504-324-4242
Ashley@gambelcommunications.com

Festival Invites Women Everywhere to the Ultimate Weekend Getaway
FestiGals® celebrates women, their lives and friendships while supporting women’s causes

WHO: Women everywhere of all ages

WHAT: A weekend festival dedicated to celebrating women! Fashion, food, friendship and fun, FestiGals® is the original girlfriend getaway for women to recharge and reconnect with a relaxing, festive and authentic New Orleans experience. Whether you’re in the mood to shop, eat, drink, explore local culture and history or just relax and be pampered, FestiGals® has you covered. Choose from our New Orleans Escapade Packages or customize your own visit.

Highlights of the weekend include the following, to name a few:

S.H.E. Series: A series of seminars with dynamic guests speaking on a variety of topics

dedicated to Self, Heart and Empowerment (S.H.E.) featuring a keynote luncheon with

CNN Special Correspondent, Soledad O’Brien!

Fire & Ice: Bienville House Cocktail block party featuring “HOT” firemen, “COOL” cocktails,

Rockin’ Dopsie and Amanda Shaw.

If These Walls Could Talk: Private tours that take you behind the walls of the French Quarter, Garden District and nearby plantations for a glimpse of New Orleans history and architecture

Retail Therapy: Spa and shopping experiences that will pamper and spoil

Diva Dine Arounds: Fine and casual dining at some of New Orleans most famous restaurants

Sinfully Sweet: A chocolate and wine pairing experience for sweet indulgers

Stiletto Stroll: An authentic New Orleans style parade for all FestiGalsÒ guests and sponsors

Sip n Sashay: Slip on your walking shoes for a sophisticated bar crawl

Gospel & Grits: A soulful brunch where you can sing, clap and dance while enjoying fabulous food; perfect close to FestiGalsÒ weekend

WHEN: Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9, 2011

WHERE: Hotel Monteleone – FestiGalsÒ Headquarters
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

WHY: FestiGalsÒ is about having fun with your closest girlfriends while supporting women’s causes. FestiGalsÒ is partnering with Women for Women International and Dress for Success to give back to women everywhere.

Visit www.FestiGals.org for details and ticket information. Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FestiGalsNewOrleans and follow us on Twitter @FestiGalsNOLA. Questions? Call 1-855-GAL-WKND (425-9563) or email info@festigals.org.

FestiGalsÒ, conceived by Diane B. Lyons, CMP, DMCP, promises to be an event that women and their girlfriends will remember forever. Lyons has 25+ years as a professional event planner, creating one-of-a-kind memorable experiences in New Orleans. FestiGalsÒ is a world-class girls weekend full of festivities for “Just Us Women.” The weekend is about having fun with your closest girls while supporting women’s causes. FestiGalsÒ has partnered with international women’s organizations and several local charities to give back to women everywhere.