It’s here: festival season! Whoop Whoop!
*in our Bubba Gump voice* Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Congo Square Fest, Fried Chicken Fest, Beignet Fest, Po-Boy Fest, Creole Tomato Fest, Mac and Cheese Fest, Voodoo Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, Wine Fest, Cheese Fest, Taco Fest, Gumbo Fest, FEST FEST….
We’ve got more on what festivals are happening this weekend at the bottom, so make sure to scroll, but first, here are out weekend picks:
Friday, March 29
What: Mia X’s Team Whip Dem Pots Pop-Up
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Pythian Market
New Orleans rap legend Mia X began turning to cooking in 1999, after the death of her mother. After writing a cookbook and being featured at Essence Fest, she’s coming to the Pythian Market to “whip dem pots.” Click here for more information.
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What: Movies in the Park: Wonder Woman
When: 5 – 9 p.m.
Where: A.L. Davis Park
The New Orleans Recreation Department is presenting Wonder Woman for this week’s movie in the park. Bring some snacks and blanket or chairs! Click here for more information.
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Saturday, March 30
What: Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show
When: March 30 – April 1
Where: Morial Convention Center
Price: $40 in advance, $50 show day
The largest multi-cultural beauty show is coming to the city. Of Atlanta fame, Bronner Bros. is a massive hair and beauty show complete with shows, competitions and demonstrations. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.
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What: Monster Jam
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Price: Tickets start at $15
Want to get your adrenaline pumping? Monster Jam features some of the biggest monster trucks in the world.
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Sunday, March 31
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What: Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale Prospective Member Mixer
When: 3 – 6 p.m.
Where: The Lighthouse Bar and Grill
Interested in joining the ladies of Femme Fatale? They’ll be hosting a prospective member mixer to give information about the krewe. Click here for more information.
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What: Music Under The Oaks
When: 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Audubon Park
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a special concert series to celebrate the Audubon Park Conservancy. Click here for more information.
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