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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 29 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 29 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 29 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 29 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

PALM SUNDAY RABIES…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA and the Southeast Louisiana Veterinary… more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy a delightful self-guided tour of seven charming shotgun homes in the… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

Spring Fiesta

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The highlight of the Spring Festival is a daylong series of events designed to… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 29 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 29 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… 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.