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It's Mardi Gras, plus other fun NOLA events

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jan 31 2017

Winter NOLA events celebrate food, culture, music

There’s never a shortage of fun things to do in New Orleans. Whether you’re visiting the city for the first time or a seasoned local, you can pick from tons of awesome NOLA events on any given weekend!

With Carnival Season in full swing, the entire city will soon be gearing up for nonstop parades, king cakes, and other celebratory gatherings. There is a range of both indoor as well as outdoor activities through the months of January, February and March, which should help you cope with the recent temperature fluctuations.  No matter how wacky the weather is, you can find something unique and colorful to do in the Crescent City.

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Topics: New Orleans, New Orleans food, Mardi Gras, New Orleans festival season, carnival, crawfish boil, NOLA events, fun things to do in new orleans, mardi gras parades

New Orleans Festivals kick off Fall season

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Sep 16 2016

Fall New Orleans Festivals FEATURE new NOLA events

Now that the cooler weather is starting to roll in, it’s time to gear up for fall New Orleans festivals!  Festival season in the Crescent City includes old standbys such as the 24th Annual New Orleans Film Festival plus several newcomers celebrating Southern cuisine. The highly anticipated New Orleans festivals schedule features what this community does best: live music, food, and fun.

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Topics: New Orleans, New Orleans food, New Orleans festival season, New Orleans festivals, NOLA events

Guide to Festival Season in Louisiana

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 22 2016

organizing your plan, sticking to budget, Footwear & more

Festival season is here!  This month on any given weekend in Louisiana, you can take your pick from every kind of festival under the sun.  If you've been out recently for French Quarter Festival or Deanie's Pinch A Palooza Festival, or have plans to head out to Festival International de Louisiane or New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, you know that having a well thought-out plan is key.  

We’ll help you make the most of your experience from New Orleans to Natchitoches!

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Topics: live music, Jazz & Heritage Festival, Jazz Fest, New Orleans festival season, Festival Internationale, New Orleans music festival

Pinch A Palooza Offers Family Friendly Food & Entertainment

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 14 2016

fun for the whole family: crawfish races, games, crafts + live music, food & crawfish-eating contest

The seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish-Eating Contest returns to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain for a day of family friendly fun!  This festival celebrating Louisiana’s unique delicacy takes place all day Sunday, April 17from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown.  

With over 5,000 pounds of boiled Louisiana crawfish, live music, and a variety of activities for fun-lovers of all ages, it’s the can’t-miss family event of the festival season.  And best of all… it’s FREE!

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish, live music, Family Friendly, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish, street party, crawfish eating contest

Pinch A Palooza Celebrates Crawfish and Music

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 12 2016

Features music by Karma, Paris Avenue, Vince Vance &The Valiants and more!

Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown will host the seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free street party celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, on Sunday April 17 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown!

Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month, Pinch A Palooza will feature more than 5,000 lbs. of boiled crawfish, a crawfish-eating contest, an art market, crafts and games for the kids and live music all day long.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, seafood festival, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish, crawfish eating contest

How to Throw a Crawfish Boil

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 18 2016

Tips from one of New Orleans' 'Best Places for Boiled Crawfish'

The arrival of springtime in New Orleans means blooming azaleas, the beginning of festival season—and Crawfish Season!  Every weekend of beautiful weather brings another opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family at a crawfish boil, whether at a restaurant, an event, or in your own backyard.  Because crawfish is in season and so readily available even in other parts of the country, you can host your own crawfish boil, no matter where you live. And since crawfish is a low-calorie source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals, you know you want it!

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, seafood festival, best place to eat boiled crawfish, Louisiana crawfish festival, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish

Crawfish Love fest: Pinch A Palooza Festival is April 17

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 04 2016

7th-annual festival celebrates Louisiana crawfish season

A family friendly seafood festival celebrating Louisiana’s unique delicacy comes once again to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain just in time for Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month. The seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, presented by Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants, takes place 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sun., April 17 at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie. Admission is free. Information is available at Pinchapalooza.com.

This year’s Pinch A Palooza features seven bands, the seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest, crawfish races and games for the kids, an art market and Deanie’s crawfish specialties, including crawfish nachos, crawfish balls, fried crawfish tails, and thousands of pounds of fresh boiled Louisiana Crawfish served with corn and potatoes.

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Topics: New Orleans, Louisiana seafood, French Quarter Festival, Pinch A Palooza, Vince Vance & The Valiants, crawfish, Deanie's Seafood Market, crawfish season, Vince Vance, Jazz & Heritage Festival, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, seafood festival, Cajun crawfish, New Orleans best seafood restaurant, 610 Stompers, Mardi Gras Indians, Jazz Fest, Chanson et Soulard, Imaginary Frenz, Paris Avenue, Vince & The Valiants, Deanie's in Bucktown, Ninth Ward Hunters, New Orleans festival season, The Wandering Cajun, crawfish eating contest, New Orleans Karma, Shot Time, New Orleans music festival, Big Chief Romeo Bougerie

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