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30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Bootsy Collins

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Founding father of funk Bootsy Collins funks up The Joy Theater during… more

Crescent City…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014

Jazz in the Park

Apr 24 - Jun 5, 2014
The People United for Armstrong Park (PUfAP) is thrilled to unveil the lineup… more

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

Slightly Stoopid

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Slightly Stoopid will be bringing their signature San Diego vibe to New… more

Slightly Stoopid with…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
While it’s a rare commodity for a band to tour as consistently as… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Zurich Classic

Apr 24 - 27, 2014
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

Brass & Glass

Apr 25 - 25, 2014
Join us for the third annual Brass & Glass the first weekend of Jazz Fest!… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 25 - May 5, 2014
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

PINTS & PLAYS

Apr 25 - Nov 25, 2014
PINTS & PLAYS is a monthly play reading in the true spirit of New Orleans. … more

Audubon Aquarium of…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Audubon Aquarium will host Party for the Planet, with events including live… more

Flowtribe

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Straight out of New Orleans and into your ear-holes, Flow Tribe brings the… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 26 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

MOGWAI + Majeure

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Must be 18 or older with Proper ID MOGWAI plus Majeure DATE: Saturday, April… more

Neighborhood Pet…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be… more

Shamarr Fest at…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
 A new and powerful addition to post-Jazz Fest revelry, Shamarr Fest… more

An Evening with The…

Apr 27 - 27, 2014
Gospel/Blues/Rock supergroup The Word features John Medeski (Medeski Martin… more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 27 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience Offers Hotel Packages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Liz Goliwas Bodet
504-583-5550
egoliwas@bellsouth.net

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience Offers Hotel Packages
Rest Assured You'll Have A Good Time!

New Orleans, Louisiana - Several of New Orleans top hotels are now offering hotel packages to the 2012 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (NOWFE). The five-day annual event often sells out many of its wine and food seminars and events, but with early planning oenophiles can get the best deals. Several hotels are offering one and two night packages for guests who book their trip now. "These hotel packages are a great opportunity to see New Orleans in a way that fits your style, your taste, and your budget," states Jamie Peckenpaugh, NOWFE Executive Director. Many hotel packages include accommodations for two, tickets to the Grand Tasting, and other special amenities.

Packages vary by hotel property and include:

New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center
(Headquarter Hotel):
$269/night, plus taxes (no minimum night stay requirements)

  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)

The Hotel Monteleone (Host Hotel):
$595/two-night double occupancy package, taxes included
  • Welcome cocktail in the historic Carousel Bar for two
  • Two tickets to the Royal Street Stroll
  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)
$430/two-night single occupancy package, taxes included
  • Welcome cocktail in the historic Carousel Bar for one
  • One ticket to the Royal Street Stroll
• One ticket to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)

JW Marriott New Orleans:
$234/night, plus taxes (two-night minimum required)

  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)
• Daily breakfast buffet for two in the hotel restaurant

Royal Sonesta Hotel:
$159/night, plus taxes (Sunday - Thursday); $229/night, plus taxes (Friday & Saturday); single or double occupancy; additional adult $40 (travel dates May 22 - 27, 2012)
• Welcome amenity of select wine and gourmet cheese tray

Hilton New Orleans Riverside:
$259/night, plus taxes

  • Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)
• Discounted self-parking

Astor Crowne Plaza French Quarter:
$279/one-night double occupancy package, plus taxes (additional nights $149/night)
• Two tickets to the Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday)

Hotel package reservations may be made at www.nowfe.com/travel/packages. Additional nights may be reserved based on availability, and prices are set at the discretion of the individual hotel. For more about the packages, individual NOWFE event tickets, and complete information about New Orleans Wine & Food Experience visit www.nowfe.com.