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The Oyster Festival educates about the benefits of the Louisiana Gulf oyster, honors and celebrates the restaurateurs and oyster farmers who have solidified the New Orleans French Quarter and celebrates with live music and, of course, oysters!
A celebration of the locally-grown Creole tomato, this festival features cooking demonstrations by the city's premier chefs, food booths selling dishes made with Creole tomatoes, vendors selling the famous tomatoes, music, kids' activities and much more.
San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is an annual festival in New Orleans featuring an Encierro (bull run), which replicates and pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain. However, in our "Running of the Bulls", the bulls are none other than members of the Big Easy Rollergirls and select participants from other rollerderby leagues across the country!
Have a highball, y'all. Sip and sup at this five-day-long mixer in the city that invented the cocktail. Enjoy lectures, book signings, dinner pairings, cooking and mixing demonstrations and more at this annual event.
The Louisiana Seafood Festival celebrates our extraordinary local cuisine. Starting with everything fresh from the water, our famous chefscook up shrimp, oysters, crawfish, crab and alligator.
This showcase of Southern barbecue and crafts features two stages of blues and R&B performances from the region.
The Treme Creole Gumbo Festival celebrates the melting-pot culture of New Orleans - with brass bands, New Orleans jazz and a huge selection ofthe best gumbo in town.
Just don't call it a "hoagie." This festival is dedicated to celebrating the authentic spirit of one of New Orleans' most delicious and famous sandwiches. The festival also includes panel discussions on topics like French bread-baking traditions, three stages with live music, arts and crafts, and a children's section with games and prizes.
Toast to the finer things in life - pinots, merlots and gumbos - as morethan 75 of New Orleans' best restaurants pair up with 175 of the world's finest wineries. Spirits are always high at this annual celebration of New Orleans' culinary creativity.