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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 5 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 7 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

2015 Francisco…

Jul 9 - 9, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's 2015 Francisco Bouligny Lecture will… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 9 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

San Fermin in Nueva…

Jul 9 - 12, 2015
The 9th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Smoothie King Center…

Jul 10 - 11, 2015
Garth Brooks is bringing his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood to the Smoothie… more

Toast & Tiki Tails

Jul 10 - 10, 2015
Toasts & Tiki-Tails" will be held at the NO Fleas Market  during… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 5 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… 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.