Enhance your stay with our hotel deals
Experience all the enchantment of New Orleans from an inviting hotel room or suite at Radisson Hotel New Orleans Airport, just 15 minutes from downtown. The French Quarter and the greater New Orleans area host several exciting events, including the Bayou Classic, the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, Mardi Gras and Essence Fest. Be sure to check the event calendar so you don’t miss out on any of the action during your stay.
- Fried Chicken Festival
September 25, 2016
Head to Lafayette Square to take part in the inaugural Fried Chicken Festival, which features music, family fun and lots of the fried Southern specialty.
- Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival
October 14-16, 2016
Smooth blues and tender barbecue combine for a memorable experience at this festival. Come grab a plate and listen to performances by local and national artists.
- The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
October 28-30, 2016
City Park hosts some of the world's biggest rock and electronic acts. Feel free to come in costume since this concert happens during the city's Halloween celebrations.
- Bayou Classic
November 26, 2016
Buy your tickets early to witness Southern and Grambling State add another chapter to this fierce college football rivalry.
- Allstate Sugar Bowl
January 2, 2017
Having been played every year since 1935, the Sugar Bowl is one of the oldest college football bowl games in the nation. Watch two of the country's top teams battle for post-season supremacy.
- NBA All-Star Game
February 17-19, 2017
This midseason classic comes to you from the Smoothie King Center here in New Orleans. See the NBA's most talented players from the East and West settle the score on the hardwood.
- Mardi Gras
February 28, 2017 | February 13, 2018 | March 9, 2019
There's no party in the world like Mardi Gras. Come to New Orleans and celebrate with costumes, beads, parades and more.
- French Quarter Festival
April 6-9, 2017
When you're craving good food and live performances by jazz musicians, look no further than this award-winning festival.
- Easter in New Orleans
April 16, 2017
Spend your holiday in New Orleans to enjoy an Easter egg hunt with the kids in City Park followed by a parade in the French Quarter.
- New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 28-May 7, 2017
Celebrate the best things New Orleans has to offer at this festival, featuring local food, artisan crafts and musicians performing jazz, R&B, bluegrass and more.
- Zurich Golf Classic
May 1-5, 2017
This charity tournament brings together PGA golfers and tasty local food, all for the benefit of children's service organizations.
- Bayou Boogaloo
May 19-21, 2017
Check out local art while enjoying free music and great food at this family-friendly event.
- Bayou County Superfest
May 27-28, 2017
Head to the campus of Louisiana State University this Memorial Day weekend to see a lineup of country music stars.
- Essence Music Festival
June 30-July 2, 2017
This three-night gathering features musical performances by African-American artists and cultural celebrations.
- Satchmo Summerfest
August 4-6, 2017
Featuring food, music, parades and jazz exhibits, this event honors the memory of the great Louis Armstrong.