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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 02, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Open Mic Night at…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… 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.