November in NOLA is for Families


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November 1 2023 | Family Travel Tips

This November, why not make a multi-generational trek down to New Orleans? November is a wonderful month for strolling in New Orleans or taking a streetcar to the Garden District or City Park. Plus, you can get in some early Christmas shopping in the French Quarter, on Magazine Street or in the Arts/Warehouse District.

Here are a few more reasons to join us in the Big Easy this November – before, during or after Turkey Day. Choose from several great family hotels and get coupons to save at the most popular New Orleans attractions.


Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

Get dressed like a po-boy for this festival which honors New Orleans' most beloved sandwich. The fun will take place on November 19th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. this year and will feature live music, arts & crafts, and every kind of po-boy you can imagine. Come hungry, y'all. 

Home Saints Games

There will be two home Saints games at the Caesars Superdome this month. On November 5th, the boys in black and gold take on the Chicago Bears and, on the 26th, they're up against the Atlanta Falcons. Make it fall your kids will remember!



Celebration in the Oaks

Drive your car through a 25-acre wonderland of festive holiday lights draped in ancient live oak trees. Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is held nightly November 23-December 30. It’s a magical experience the whole family will love. 

Bayou Classic

Along with the big game between Southern and Grambling on November 25th in the Caesars Superdome, the Bayou Classic features a parade, a fan festival, the battle of the bands and more. It’s a great time for football fans, young and old. Learn more.

Roosevelt Hotel Teddy Bear Tea

Why just go see the hotel's legendary decorations this year, when you can go the Teddy Bear Tea? On November 26 and on select dates in December, experience a New Orleans holiday tradition. The magic of Christmas comes alive each year with Santa and Mrs. Claus, speciality teas, pastries and other holiday treats. Learn more.


See: New Orleans Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day



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