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"The Elements" Kids…

Jul 1 - 15, 2016
Painting with a Twist is offering two summer sessions of "The… more

Carousel Gardens…

Jul 1 - 31, 2016
Now is a great time to buy your season pass. The season pass even gets you… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jul 01, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 1 - 3, 2016
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

French Ciné-Club

Jul 01, 2016
All films are shown in French with English subtitles See the progran online:… more

Friday: First Friday…

Jul 1 - Dec 2, 2016
As part of its ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations, THNOC is offering First… more

House of Blues…

Jul 1 - Dec 30, 2016
Every Friday join us in the Voodoo Garden for live music, beer and drink… more

In Good Company…

Jul 1 - 2, 2016
The House of Bernarda Alba was completed in 1936 while the Spanish Civil War… more

Maafa Art Exhibition

Jul 1 - 1, 2016
Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents its first Maafa Exhibition, featuring… more

National Park Service…

Jul 1 - 1, 2016
On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service turns 100! The Centennial will… more

Photo Exhibition -…

Jul 1 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Photo Exhibition - "MAAFA: The Past We Inherit; the Future… more

The Two Gentlemen of…

Jul 1 - 2, 2016
Young love doesn’t always end in tragedy. Shakespeare’s romantic… more

Tulane University -…

Jul 1 - 2, 2016
New Orleans' professional classical theatre company presents Shakespeare's… more

Tulane University -…

Jul 1 - 2, 2016
New Orleans' professional classical theatre company presents Shakespeare's… more

Tweet & Greet Day…

Jul 1 - 1, 2016
The Ultimate Day Party Experience during Essence Festival 3rd Annual MADE IN… more

3rd Annual ALL WHITE…

Jul 2 - 2, 2016
The Ultimate All White Day Party Experience during Essence Festival. 3rd Annual… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 2 - 2, 2016
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 16th Annual Maafa… more

Backyard Grooves

Jul 02, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Double Dose

Jul 02, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Jazz Yoga with Susan…

Jul 2 - 30, 2016
Jazz Yoga with live meditative music by Peter Nu, continues at the Old U.S.… more

"The Elements" Kids…

Jul 1 - 15, 2016
Painting with a Twist is offering two summer sessions of "The… more

Spring Forward with the ritz-carlton, new orleans

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Paul Loisel, Communications Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
Direct: (504) 670-2817 and Cell: (504) 913-4114
E-Mail: paul.loisel@ritzcarlton.com

 

SPRING FORWARD WITH THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS

NEW ORLEANS, LA - March 27, 2014 - Mardi Gras has passed and spring here, so it must be festival season in New Orleans!  From French Quarter Festival and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, Essence Music Festival, Tales of the Cocktail and Satchmo Summerfest, visitors can enjoy the best of the Big Easy. 

 

The Davenport Lounge has added an exclusive new night of entertainment every Wednesday featuring Jeremy Davenport.  M bistro is planning to provide a luxurious Easter Feast like no other while The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans has Crescent City Classic runners covered with a variety of offerings. See below for all of the events happening in and around the hotel.

 

HOTEL EVENTS

Bites, Barrels and Jazz - Wednesday Nights in the Davenport Lounge

The Davenport Lounge is proud to offer a new one of a kind Wednesday night experience. Every Wednesday night, the lounge will be buzzing with live jazz from Jeremy Davenport (5:50 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.) and a special food and drink menu, featuring small bites and tasting size portions of small batch American Whiskey's and Wines. This unique Wednesday night offering provides guests with the opportunity to taste and experience new flavors, all while enjoying music from one of New Orleans' favorite entertainers.

Summer Rates

Summer is considered off-season in New Orleans, so travelers should plan a trip to the Crescent City.  Rates start at $199, based upon availability. 

  • Paris Without the Jetlag Package
    • Deluxe Room Accommodation
    • Two (2) Welcome Cocktails
    • $29.00 Overnight Valet Parking
    • Rates Starting at $199.00

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans Farmer's Market

Every weekend, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans Farmer's Market will offer guests an opportunity to sample local products from Louisiana's farms and coastal waters. From beer made with Ponchatoula strawberries, to Louisiana crawfish bread, these seasonal offerings will give guests the opportunity to learn about the local ingredients that make Louisiana's cuisine so unique. 

Peter Cottontail Tea

Guests of all ages are invited to join us in the Davenport Lounge for a special Easter celebration featuring an appearance by Peter Cottontail. Children will enjoy cookie decorating, an Easter Egg Hunt with Peter Cottontail and other special treats.

  • Saturday, April 19th
  • 11:00 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. seating times available
  • Adults and Children: $48.00
  • *Exclusive of Gratuity and Taxes

Easter Brunch

Gather with family and friends for a spectacular Easter Brunch in M bistro.  Guests will enjoy an enhanced four-course menu featuring a seafood buffet, dessert station, unlimited champagne and live entertainment. Children will enjoy cookie decorating and a special visit from the Easter Bunny.

  • Adults: $85.00
  • Petit Gourmet (Children under 12 years old): $39.00
  • *Exclusive of Gratuity and Taxes

Mother/Daughter Spa Day

There is no better Mother's Day gift than the gift of relaxation.  Mothers and Daughters can enjoy a day of pampering and relaxation in the award winning Ritz-Carlton Spa.

  • Packages starting at $530 (not inclusive of tax and gratuity)

Mother's Tea and Mother's Day Feast

Celebrate the special mother in your life with an elegant tea in The Davenport Lounge and an extravagant feast in M bistro.

  • Mother's Tea, Saturday, May 10th: Adults and Children $45.00 (*Exclusive of Gratuity and Taxes)
  • Mother's Day Feast, Sunday, May 11th: Adults, $85.00; Petit Gourmet (under 12 years old), $39.00 (*Exclusive of Gratuity and Taxes)

FESTIVALS/EVENTS

Crescent City Classic: (36th annual, 4/19)

The annual Crescent City Classic 10K is a premiere road race that draws runners from all over the United States. The race course is one of the most scenic of its kind and culminates with an end of race party.

  • Recovery: The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans specializes in post-race detox, rehydration and relaxation.
  • Location: The race starts at The Mercedes-Benz Superdome and ends in beautiful City Park.

French Quarter Festival: (31st annual, 4/10-4/13)

The hotel is within walking distance to French Quarter Festival, the largest, free, outdoor festival in New Orleans. It features 22 outdoor stages showcasing gospel, jazz, funk, classical, Cajun and zydeco, brass bands and much more.

  • Participation: Catch Jeremy Davenport (presented by The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans) on Sunday, April 13th at 12:30 p.m. at the GE Capital/Technology in NOLA Big River Stage.
  • Location: The hotel is in walking distance to the festival (2 blocks).

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: (43rd annual, 4/26-5/5)

Background: Thousands flock to this seven-day event that has been heralded as one of America's best festivals. Headliners include: Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Christina Aguilera, Phish, Arcade Fire, Santana, Robin Thicke, Trey Songz, and many more. 

  • Participation: Jeremy Davenport will perform on Saturday, April 26th at 2:50 p.m. in the Zatarain's/WWOZ Jazz Tent.
  • Location: The New Orleans Fairgrounds

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience: (23rd annual, 5/21-5/24)

In 1991, a group of local wine and food professionals had a vision of creating a series of events to raise money for charity.  The five-day festival brings together world-renowned winemakers, celebrated chefs and industry insiders. 

Essence Music Festival: (20th annual, 7/3-7/6)

Known as "the party with a purpose" the three-day festival features empowerment seminars at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the day and concerts in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome over three nights. Headliners include: Prince, Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie, Charlie Wilson, Jill Scott, The Roots and many more.

Tales of the Cocktail: (12th annual, 7/16-7/20)

New Orleans is the "home of the cocktail" so it seems only fitting that this internationally acclaimed festival of cocktails, cuisine and culture would be held in New Orleans. 

Satchmo Summerfest: (14th annual, 7/31-8/3)

This premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life, music and legacy of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong is free and open to the public.

 

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 85 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)

 

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