Discover New Orleans

Read on for a few of our favorite things to do in the Crescent City! We look forward to seeing you there March 17 – 19, 2021!

-ARTS-

Artful Galas at New Orleans Jazz Museum (French Quarter)
Home of the 2020 National Conference Host Event
400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Art in Bloom 2020 at New Orleans Museum of Art (City Park)
A floral spectacular! One of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans.
1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans, LA 70124

Evening art stalls at Frenchmen Art Market (Marigny)
Browse local art, crafts, wares, and much more
619 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Self-guided walking tours from The Historic New Orleans Collection (French Quarter)
Immerse yourself in local history (download self-guided tours here)

-FOOD-

Courtyard dining at Café Amelie (French Quarter)
Lush, enchanting, and historic
912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Po’boys at Verti Marte (French Quarter)
Mainstay deli known for Creole-inspired sandwiches, open 24-hours
1201 Royal St, New Orleans LA 70116

Plant-based comfort food at Seed (Lower Garden District)
Putting vegan spins on New Orleans classics
1330 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Creole favorites at Luke (Downtown / Warehouse District)
Come before 6:00 pm for oyster happy hour, and stay for the mouth-watering entrees
Conveniently located just blocks from NOPSI Hotel
333 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Brunch at Willa Jean (Downtown / Warehouse District)
Hearty southern fare with just the right amount of elegance
611 O’Keefe Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113

Banh Mi at Lilly’s Café (Lower Garden District)
A delicious New Orleans staple
1813 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Pizza at Paladar 511 (Marigny)
For tasty wood oven pizza, look no further
511 Marigny St, New Orleans, LA 70117

Seafood at Pêche (Downtown / Warehouse District)
Highly recommended, and excellent for groups
800 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Steaks and more at Doris Metropolitan (French Quarter)
For a memorable fine-dining experience
620 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

-DRINK-

Bloody Marys at Erin Rose (French Quarter)
Made using a secret in-house recipe
811 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Whiskey at Barrel Proof (Lower Garden District)
Over 300 to choose from
1201 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Gin Fizzes at Henry’s Gin Bar (NOPSI Hotel) (Downtown / Warehouse District)
Try this hometown specialty in the comfort of your hotel lobby
317 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Frozen Irish Coffee at Molly’s on the Market (French Quarter)
Fun fact: Molly’s is located right across the street from the world-famous Café du Monde
1107 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Pirouetting cocktails at Carousel Bar (French Quarter)
Grab a seat at this historic revolving bar (don’t worry – it rotates very slowly)
214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Divey drinks at Chart Room (French Quarter)
Cheap drinks, check. Cash only, check. Juke box, check.
300 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Brews at Black Penny (French Quarter)
Relaxed, pooch-friendly watering hole on Rampart Street
700 Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116

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Late-night dancing at Mimi’s in the Marigny (Marigny)
Head upstairs for DJs and dancing
2601 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70117

Poolside / rooftop lounging at Above the Grid (NOPSI Hotel) (Downtown / Warehouse District)
When you aren’t busy attending a Workshop Session
317 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70112

After-parties at Blue Nile (Marigny)
Hosting live music every night
532 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116

More drinks (plus local history) at The Sazerac House (Downtown / Warehouse District)
Distillery and museum rolled into one
101 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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