Student and Youth Groups

What makes New Orleans the perfect destination for your youth group? Did you know that the Audubon Nature Institute's Zoo and the Aquarium of the America's are ranked top five in the Country and the National World War II Museum has been designated by congress as the "official" WWII museum? Your high school band can march in a festive Mardi Gras parade or play alongside some of the world's most renowned musical artists. These are just a few reasons to visit.

Let our experienced staff assist you in creating a fun-filled and educational itinerary that will leave a lasting memory for years to come. Contact Thu Tran in the Tourism Department at or directly at 504-566-5053.


Group Assistance & RFP

The professional staff of the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is eager to assist you with your group. Allow us to help save you time and...more


Sample Itineraries

It's the birthplace of jazz... the home of Zydeco... the muse of many a musical master. It's New Orleans, Louisiana, where more than three centuries...more


Performance Venues

Students of all ages make history in the birthplace of the legendary Louis Armstrong. Find unique venues available around the city. ...more


Educational Opportunities

From music and food to swamps and alligator farms, New Orleans is the most fun your group will ever have ...more


Motorcoach Information

We are very happy to provide you with the information you need to better plan your visit to New Orleans. ...more


Promote Your Group

Our toolkit has all the essentials that you will need to help plan your next visit to New Orleans. ...more


Cruise Information

Every cruise you take should start with New Orleans. It's the sound of jazz, the taste of café au lait and those funny little donuts called beignets. ...more


Special Events

New Orleans is home to hundreds of special events - large, small and in-between. You are sure to find a reason to celebrate with us here. ...more


Student and Youth

Need ideas planning your programs to New Orleans? You can order a complimentary copy of our Student and Youth Guidebook. ...more