New Orleans Events

New Orleans' Hottest Events

Congratulations! You've stumbled upon the unofficial event guide for the city of New Orleans! Whether you live in NOLA, have been partying there for years, or are considering getting down in the city for your first time, this guide is packed with information that you're going to want to know. Mardi Gras takes the cake of course, but don't make the mistake of thinking that the city takes a break for the rest of the year. All year round there is plenty to do in all parts of New Orleans, and we have scoured the internet to make sure that you can find all of these fabulous events as easily as possible in one place.

All of the events below are ranked by popularity to ensure that you never miss the most important parties in town. If you'd like, you can also choose to sort them alphabetically. We have even included some easy to use search tools to make your experience as painless as possible. If you already have a specific day in mind, make sure to choose it from the calendar on the left to bring up events happening on that day. You can also search events by specific tags like "DJ," "Concert," "Dinner," and more to make sure you're selecting an event that has everything you're looking for.

Feel free to click into any event to learn even more about it. On an event's page you can read a detailed description of everything you can expect from the evening. Most events have a variety of ticketing options, so make sure you're picking the one that's best for you and buy your tickets in advance so all you need to worry about is what you're going to wear and who you're taking with you. Happy hunting!

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Hard Rock Cafe, 125 Bourbon St, New Orleans, Louisiana United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

Freddie For A Day is a fundraising initiative of the Mercury Phoenix Trust which encourages friends and fans around the world to spend the day dressed as Freddie Mercury on what would have been the legend’s birthday. Join the Mercury Phoenix Trust and the fight against AIDS and HIV! On Sept. 5 dress as Freddie or don a Freddie Mercury style [more]

Republic, 828 S Peters St, New Orleans, Louisiana United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

If you “Need a Hot Boy” and you can “Back That Azz up”, don’t miss the first ever HOT BOYZ THROWBACK featuring DJ G and DJ B DOT spinning the best in hip-hop from classic jams to current hits this Friday August 28th at Republic New Orleans! Save your CA$H MONEY – It’s FREE ADMISSION before 12! As DJ G ad DJ DBOT spin Hot Boyz hits [more]

Handsome Willy’s, 218 S Robertson St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Central Business District) United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

All Saints All Season Free Touchdown Shots Game Sound 5 large screen viewing areas. 1/2 time dance party More FREE touchdown shots Victory Dance Party! NOLA's Best DJ's Super Bowl Bound! WHO DAT????? Dat Handsome Willy's Bar & Lounge! [more]

Gasa Gasa, 4920 Freret St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Freret) United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

Price: $ 15.00 Age Limit: 21+ Additional Info: MAN MAN Man Man is a fearlessly unique band from Philadelphia. The group’s fifth full length album On Oni Pond features an arresting reconstruction of the group’s visionary sound – stripped to its core and rebuilt as something new and compelling yet still very much Man Man. This [more]

Gasa Gasa, 4920 Freret St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Freret) United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

Price: $ 10.00 - $ 12.00 Age Limit: 21+ Additional Info: Completely fried 7-piece garage punk band of theremin-wielding psychopaths half originating from the flat salt bush plains of Deniliquin and the other from the sea-stained Anglesea coastline, brought together through a share house in Melbourne and a mutual love of Pavement, Thee Oh [more]

Finn McCool’s Irish Pub, 3701 Banks St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Mid-City) United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

Well looky heres IT'S ANOTHER MID CITY BICYCLE POKER RUN $40 a rider includes free Bloody Mary or Irish Coffee and a free Breakfast at Finn's DISCOUNTED drinks at all of the stops and a chance to WIN and RAISE cash!! Stops include starting at Finn McCool's Irish Pub registration/ Breakfast from 11-11:45am leave at Noon Mid City Yacht [more]

Gasa Gasa, 4920 Freret St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Freret) United States New Orleans Louisiana United States | show on map

Please join us for Silent Souls: Katrina's Animals, an exhibition of images captured by Washington Post photojournalist Carol Guzy, a four time Pulitzer Prize Winner. The works shown will depict New Orleans' stranded and injured animals and the disaster responders' rescue efforts to save, heal and reunite the animal victims with their human [more]