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The New Orleans…

Jan 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Baby Arts Play! at…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Instill a love of art at a young age through a guided, hands-on gallery… more

Rivertown Theaters …

Feb 8 - 8, 2015
THE ROLE OF PETER PAN IS OPEN TO A MALE OR FEMALE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-25. … more

Baby Arts Play! at…

Feb 10 - 10, 2015
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Kids Swing and Sing…

Feb 14 - 14, 2015
Kids Swing & Sing with The Swing Setters (w/ Jayna Morgan)! Kids of all… more

OVERNIGHT Critter…

Feb 14 - 15, 2015
OVERNIGHT Critter Cinema Valentine's Day Extravaganza!, sponsored by the… more

Family Art Workshop…

Feb 21 - 21, 2015
Get creative and make memories together! Family workshops offer a guided… more

StoryQuest “Treasure”

Feb 21 - 21, 2015
Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors,… more

Harlem Globetrotters

Feb 22 - 22, 2015
The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to town with their unrivaled family… more

The Smoothie King…

Feb 22 - 22, 2015
The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to town with their unrivaled family… more

Baby Arts Play! at…

Feb 24 - 24, 2015
Instill a love of art at a young age through a guided, hands-on gallery… more

StoryQuest “Backyard,”

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors,… more

Ponchatoula Antique…

Mar 6 - 8, 2015
Featuring-Antique Collectibles Booth, Fine Arts & Crafts Booth, Food Booth,… more

The Boat Show

Mar 6 - 8, 2015
The entire Mercedes-Benz Superdome floor will evolve into the region's largest… more

2nd Annual New…

Mar 7 - 7, 2015
Maker Faire is returning to New Orleans! The 2nd Annual New Orleans Mini Maker… more

San Francisco…

Mar 7 - 8, 2015
This year's festival promises to be better than ever and has so much to offer … more

Sun Belt Conference…

Mar 11 - 15, 2015
Wednesday, March 11 Women's First Round Games 11:30noon, 2:00pm, 5:00pm,… more

Kids Swing and Sing…

Mar 14 - 14, 2015
Kids Swing & Sing with The Swing Setters (w/ Jayna Morgan)! Kids of all… more

Captain Louie Jr.

Mar 19 - 20, 2015
CAPTAIN LOUIE JR, spins a tale of young Louie, the new kid in town who feels… more

Kids Swing and Sing…

Apr 4 - 4, 2015
Kids Swing & Sing with The Swing Setters (w/ Jayna Morgan)! Kids of all… more

The New Orleans…

Jan 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Tax Free Shopping

Did you know Louisiana was the first state in the U.S. to offer sales tax refunds to international visitors?!  This means: International visitors to the state of Louisiana are finding a shopping paradise in Louisiana- providing a sales tax refund for international shoppers on purchases made at nearly 900 tax free stores. 

Shopping

Not to be confused with "duty free" shops at international departure terminals in airports, "Louisiana Tax Free Shopping" is available at well known retail stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Best Buy, Macy's, J.C. Penney, Gucci, The Gap, Sears, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Coach, etc.  Tax Free stores also include manufacturer outlets, other department stores, jewelry stores, art and antique stores, computers and electrical appliances, as well as hundreds of smaller specialty shops throughout the state.  Most of the major shopping centers in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge area are tax-free zones.

The sales tax refund is provided on tangible items purchased at tax-free stores and permanently removed from the United States.  There is no refund for sales taxes paid for personal services, such as: hotels, restaurants, entertainment and transportation.

Ladies Shopping

When making a purchase and showing a foreign passport or current official picture identification, the international visitor pays the purchase price, including the sales tax, and is given a voucher, along with the associated sales receipt or invoice.  To obtain the refund at the "Refund Center" in the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Downtown Refund Center located in Riverwalk Marketplace next to the Convention Center, or the main branch of Capital One Bank in Lafayette and Shreveport, you must present all vouchers and corresponding sales receipts, passport and international travel ticket.  The refund is paid in U.S. currency up to $500.  Checks are issued on refunds over $500.  Refunds can also be obtained by mail.

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