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Christmas in New Orleans is Fun and Family Friendly

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Nov 29 2017

Our TOP New Orleans Holiday EventS FOR KIDS

Each year during the holiday season, the Crescent City celebrates Christmas New Orleans Style. With a variety of seasonal events this December, from glittering lights to visits with Santa, every family can find something to enjoy together. At the top of our list, of course, is at our French Quarter location: Deanie's Seafood's Holiday Kids Sing Along & Dance Party .

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Topics: holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays, Christmas New Orleans, Christmas New-Orleans Style, New Orleans Christmas events, NOLA holiday events, holiday sing-along and dance party

Our Lil’ Bit Crawfish Set Makes Great Holiday Gift Idea

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 27 2017

Holiday Special: Toy cRAWFISH BOIL kit just $25.95 for Christmas

Deanie’s Seafood has a great gift idea for all the budding chefs on your holiday gift list! Every child in Louisiana will love Deanie’s Seafood’s Lil’ Bit Crawfish Boil Set, available at both Deanie's restaurants in New Orleans or by phone. The adorable toy crawfish boiling kit from New Orleans' favorite seafood restaurant features the Deanie's Seafood logo with its iconic red crawfish. 

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Topics: holidays, Christmas gifts, kids gift ideas, great gift ideas, crawfish boil, holiday gift ideas

Festive New Orleans Holiday Events to Enjoy this Season

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Nov 21 2017

Deanie's recommends Highlights of Christmas in New Orleans

Christmas New Orleans Style is truly THE best way to celebrate the holidays! All around town, there are extravagant decorations, one-of-a-kind events, and wonderful lighting displays that are all family friendly. With over 60 different holiday events plus numerous hotels offering special Papa Noël packages, here are Deanie’s 10 New Orleans holiday favorites to enjoy this season.

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Topics: holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays, New Orleans Christmas events, NOLA holiday events

Deanie's old-school holiday party with Vince Vance celebrates Christmas New Orleans style

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 12 2016

Deanie's festive holiday display & holiday kids party brings Christmas cheer to the French Quarter

DAVID LEE SIMMONS| Special to The Advocate
*Article Published in Dec. 2015


Deanie’s Seafood sits at the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets in the French Quarter. The Deanie's Holiday Kids Sing-Along & Dance Party sits at the intersection of the dreams of two close friends: bandleader Vince Vance and Deanie’s owner Barbara A. Chifici, old-school New Orleanians seeking to rekindle the spirit of holidays gone by.

The special holiday kids event is held over four dates in December at the restaurant, 841 Iberville St.

Vince Vance, backed by the all-female Valianettes, will perform holiday songs — including his chart-topping classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” — while also premiering songs from a new EP by Vince & The Valiants, “Christmas State of Mind."

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Topics: holiday music, holiday season, holidays, Family Friendly

Top 10 Must-See Christmas Events in New Orleans

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 02 2016

Our Favorite New Orleans Holiday Events

Each year, the city pulls out all the stops to celebrate Christmas New Orleans Style. With 79 different seasonal events this December—including 13 free events—and numerous hotels offering special Papa Noël packages to entice visitors to visit New Orleans, Deanie’s offers 10 Must-See holiday events to celebrate Christmas in New Orleans. At the top of our list, of course, is Deanie's Holiday Kids Sing-Along & Dance Party at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter.

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Topics: holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays

Deanie’s Lil’ Bit Crawfish Set great gift idea for lil' chefs in training

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 28 2016

With less than 100 days until Christmas, Deanie’s Seafood has a great gift idea for all the Louisiana tots on your list to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping! Every good little Cajun on your list will love Deanie’s Seafood’s Lil’ Bit Crawfish Boil Set, available at both Deanie's restaurants in New Orleans or by phone.

Deanie’s Lil’ Bit Crawfish Boil set is perfect for your lil’ chef in training. The adorable toy crawfish boiling kit from New Orleans' favorite seafood restaurant features the Deanie's Seafood logo with its iconic red crawfish. 

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Topics: holidays, Christmas gifts, New Orleans original

It’s an old-school New Orleans holiday party with Vince Vance, for a cause, at Deanie's in the Quarter

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 10 2015

DAVID LEE SIMMONS| Special to The Advocate

Deanie’s Seafood sits at the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets in the French Quarter. Deanie's Holiday Kids Dance Party & Sing-Along with Vince Vance sits at the intersection of the dreams of two close friends: bandleader Vince Vance and Deanie’s owner Barbara A. Chifici, old-school New Orleanians seeking to rekindle the spirit of holidays gone by.

They will gather again for the special event, held over four dates in December at the restaurant, 841 Bienville St.

Vince Vance, backed by the all-female Valianettes, will perform holiday songs — including his chart-topping classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” — while also premiering songs from a new EP by Vince & The Valiants, “Christmas State of Mind."

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Topics: holiday music, holiday season, holidays

10 New Orleans Holiday Events to Enjoy this Season

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 04 2015

Deanie's recommends Highlights of Christmas in New Orleans

Christmas New Orleans Style is truly THE best way to celebrate the holidays!  All around town, there are extravagant decorations, one-of-a-kind events, and wonderful lighting displays that are all family friendly. With over 60 different holiday events plus numerous hotels offering special Papa Noël packages, Deanie’s offers 10 New Orleans holiday favorites to enjoy this season.

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Topics: holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays

Nothing Brings Family Together Like the Retelling of Holiday Cooking Disasters

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 19 2015

Start a new Tradition with Deanie’s Holiday Take-Home Menu

One of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions was watching “The Accidental Tourist,” a movie about a family of socially awkward, quirky siblings living together well into middle age that features a quietly hilarious and torturous Thanksgiving Dinner. The sister, Rose, grossly undercooks a Thanksgiving turkey as the family suffers an agonizingly long wait for it to finish baking in an oven heated to 150 degrees. When the pallid bird is finally placed on the table, her brothers opt instead to double-up on the sides, while only her suitor, Julian, bravely forges into the pink poultry. It’s a small triumph. “He ate my turkey,” she exclaims.

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Topics: holiday season, holidays

Celebrate tradition with New Orleans Thanksgiving recipes

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Nov 05 2015

Thanksgiving is a time to relax with friends and family, reflect on the year’s blessings, and honor culinary traditions by pulling out your New Orleans Thanksgiving recipes. Whether that’s your grandmother’s green bean casserole, your sister-in-law’s gravy, or your neighbor’s six different types of pie, it’s our traditions that bring us comfort—especially in Louisiana!  

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Topics: holidays, New Orleans recipes, Thanksgiving recipes, Christmas New Orleans

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