New Orleans neighborhoods are where the culture and creativity of the Crescent City come to life. From the historic French Quarter to the elegant Garden District to the music-filled Marigny- there is great food, music...more
About New Orleans
New Orleans is a magical place with a unique culture and way of life. Explore our about New Orleans pages to learn more about the city in preparation for a trip you'll never forget!...more
New Orleans has many distinct neighborhoods that offer nightlife options from incredible live music on Frenchmen Street to intimate cocktails just a neighborhood away. Harrah's Casino caters to the high rollers at heart...more
It is said that New Orleans residents should have five good costumes ready to go at any given time. Celebration is at the core of the New Orleans' experience, and to get a true taste of the city, every visitor should...more
In New Orleans, a great drink is just as important as a great meal- and great music for that matter. Check out our list of New Orleans libations and the bars, pubs and lounges where they can be enjoyed....more
Traditional New Orleans Foods
Familiarize yourself with these dishes and be well prepared to savor forkfuls of the culture, tradition and recipe perfection that have earned New Orleans its culinary legacy....more
Whether it's ten people or a convention with tens of thousands, New Orleans can host just about any meeting. The city's world-class convention facilities offer flexible choices with varying levels of square footage, services and amenities.
The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is regularly voted as one of the nation's top facilities by meeting planners. Recent renovations have made it one of the most technologically advanced and flexible convention centers in the United States. Boasting more than one million square feet of exhibit space, 140 meeting rooms and a 4,000-seat auditorium, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is one of the most technologically advanced centers in the nation.
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome has also undergone a major transformation which includes redesigned Club Lounges, additional escalator access and a new outer surface. Other convention facilities in the area include the Pontchartrain Center and the New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans backs up its diverse venues with a robust infrastructure and more than 35,000 hotel rooms. And because meeting planners can always use a helping hand, the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau can provide the tools, resources and assistance that you need to plan a successful event.