Hurricane party, block parties, and everything in between
Oh, the joys of living in New
If widespread street flooding wasn’t enough, there’s a tropical system looming in the Gulf of Mexico. But never fear, we know what to do: party. Whether it’s a hurricane party (AKA stay home, binge watch and eat snacks) or a Bastille Day party, we’ve got plans for the weekend.
Fri. July 12, 2019
What: Bastille Day Fete
When: 5-9 p.m.
Where: New Orleans Museum of Art
Price: NOMA Members Free | Adults $10
NOMA celebrates all things French on July 12, two days in advance of Bastille Day. Food, wine, music, entertainment, and children’s activities inspired by New Orleans’ Gallic heritage are planned. Click here for more information.
What: Dinner are a Zoovie: Captain Marvel
When: Gates open at 6 p.m. | Movie starts at 8 p.m.
Where: Audubon Zoo
Price: Free with admission
Bring your chairs and blankets, bring your own dinner or dine at the Zoo. Food trucks will be onsite as well as some regular Zoo concessions will be open, and the Cool Zoo/Gator run will also be open with an additional fee. Click here for more information.
Sat. July 13, 2019
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What: Faubourg St. John Bastille Day Block Party
When: 4:45 -9:45 p.m.
Where: 3100 block of Ponce de Leon between North Lopez and Esplanade streets
Feeling French? Celebrate Bastille Day in the neighborhood of French Creole aristocracy! The 2019 Faubourg St. John Bastille Day Block Party will be on Saturday, July 13, 2019, between 4:45 PM and 9:45 PM. Neighborhood merchants will have food and beverages for sale and an arts market. There will be two bands and a costume contest for the best Marie Antoinette or Napoleon costume. Click here for more information.
What: Tiny House Tour & Talk
When: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 1900 St. Claude Avenue
Ever want to learn about the ins and outs of tiny house building? Now’s your chance! Tim from Preservation Tiny House Company will give a tour of an in-progress residential tiny house on wheels, as well as a brand new, custom commercial tiny house. Click here for more information.
Sun. July 14, 2019
What: Rolling Stones No Filter Tour
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Price: Tickets start at $49.50
Remember when the Rolling Stones were supposed to come for Jazz Fest this year? Well, they’re making it up to us by coming to the Superdome! Click here for more information.
What: Smartphone photography workshop
When: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Cookie Dough Bliss New Orleans
This hands-on workshop will focus on how to take better photos of your family with Julie Verlinden. a documentary style photographer. Topics include how to take better pictures with your smartphone, editing, keeping the photos safe and printing. Click here for more information.