Louisiana Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Department of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Events Calendar

New Orleans
Daily, except State Holidays — 10:30 am and 3:30 pm
1850 House — 523 St. Ann Street

FRIENDS OF THE CABILDO DAILY FRENCH QUARTER WALKING TOURS
Join Friends of the Cabildo for a memorable two-hour walking tour of one of the oldest communities in the United States – the historic Vieux Carré of New Orleans. City-approved g ...Read More...


New Orleans
Every Saturday — 10:00 a.m.
New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint — 400 Esplanade Ave.

JAZZ YOGA
Bring comfortable clothing and your own yoga mat to the New Orleans Jazz Museum for Jazz Yoga. This free yoga class will feature instructor Susan Landry and meditational jazz piano by Peter Nu.

Free ...Read More...


New Orleans
Every Tuesday — 2:00 p.m.
New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint — 400 Esplanade Ave.

DOWN ON THEIR LUCK ORCHESTRA
Ranger Matt Hampsey leads the Down on Their Luck Orchestra in a program demonstrating musical elements that helped nurture New Orleans' role as the birthplace of jazz. The DOTLO is rounded out by Rang ...Read More...


New Orleans
Every Wednesday — 4:00 p.m.
New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint — 400 Esplanade Ave.

JAZZ PILATES
Renowned jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan leads Jazz Pilates set to the recorded music of major jazz composers like John Coltrane and Kidd Jordan. Jazz Pilates integrates traditional Pilates and dance m ...Read More...


New Orleans
Every Thursday — 12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint — 400 Esplanade Ave.

JAZZ BOUNCE AEROBICS
Ranger Chandra Teddleton leads Jazz Bounce Aerobics set to the jazz iterations of local brass bands and jazz artists with some funky beats! The aerobics class will educate with some serious sweat equi ...Read More...


New Orleans
Every Thursday — 2:00 p.m.
New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint — 400 Esplanade Ave.

ARROWHEAD JAZZ BAND
The Arrowhead Jazz Band, featuring a special violinist in residence and special pianist will play contemporary and legendary jazz standards.

Free and open to the public, sponsored by the New Orleans ...Read More...


Mandeville
Sundays — 1 - 3 p.m.
Fontainebleau State Park

PRIMITIVE WOODWORKING
See a demonstration of the use of a 19th-century style shaving horse, along with draw knives, to shape wooden paddles, spoons, tool handles, bows and other items used by settlers. Other tools demonstr ...Read More...


Charleston, SC
November 27-30, 2017
Charleston Convention Center — 5000 Coliseum Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418

TRAVEL SOUTH USA INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE
The 2017 Travel South USA International Showcase will be held in Charleston, SC, from November 27-30, 2017. The Louisiana Office of Tourism and several CVBs and tourism partners will be represented. ...Read More...


St. Francisville
Daily during December — 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site

ROSEDOWN'S GINGERBREAD HOUSE
Gingerbread has become synonymous with the celebration of Christmas, with the tradition of gingerbread houses originating in 16th-century Germany. German settlers brought the tradition of the decorate ...Read More...


St. Francisville
December 2, 2017 — 6 - 8 p.m.
Audubon State Historic Site

A DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS
The plantation comes to life during the holidays, as it shows off its seasonal decorations. Costumed guides accompany the visitor on a trip into the past through the candlelit Oakley House. Take a tas ...Read More...


New Orleans, LA
December 13, 2017
LTPA BOARD MEETING
The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association will host a board meeting in New Orleans on December 13, 2017. ...Read More...


Baton Rouge
December 13, 2017
State Library of Louisiana

VOLUNTEER LOUISIANA COMMISSION MEETING
Quarterly Commission Meeting ...Read More...


Ville Platte
January 20, 2018 — 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Louisiana State Arboretum

ARBOR DAY
Celebrate Louisiana's Arbor Day at the Louisiana State Arboretum. The day will begin with an opening ceremony honoring the day and trees in our lives. Visit the tree classroom and learn how to plant, ...Read More...


Lafayette, LA
January 22-23, 2018
LTPA ANNUAL MEETING
The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association will host its Annual Membership Meeting in Lafayette, LA. During this meeting, the association will honor the graduates of the 2017 Louisiana Tourism Leaders ...Read More...


Thibodaux, LA
May 16-18, 2018
Nicholls State University — 906 East 1st Street

LOUISIANA PRESERVATION CONFERENCE
The annual Louisiana Preservation Conference promotes historic preservation and celebrates restoration efforts across the state of Louisiana. It provides a great opportunity to learn ...Read More...