Second Line Parades in New Orleans

Second Line Parades in New Orleans

This post will explain second lines in New Orleans, where and when to find them, and how to join in. We also explain their history and evolution.

 


WHAT IS A SECOND LINE?

A second line is a foot-parade led by a brass band.

The most famous ones are jazz funerals, where during a single event you can hear dirges to mourn the loss of a loved one and upbeat songs to celebrate their life. 

This apparent contradiction runs through all kinds of second lines – a community dancing and singing to celebrate shared joys and shake off shared burdens.  Read more »

How to Get Preservation Hall tickets

Preservation Hall in New Orleans

This post is about how to see a jazz performance at the legendary Preservation Hall in New Orleans, including tickets, schedules, and reviews. 

 

 

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New Orleans Cemetery Tours

New Orleans Cemetery Tours

This post covers the various New Orleans cemetery tours that are available to you, including our pay-what-you-like tours, self-guided options, and bus tours that visit a cemetery. Read more »

Things to Do in December in New Orleans

Things to do in December in New Orleans

The following post provides a list of things to do in New Orleans in December, including family-friendly, nighttime, as well as free activities, updated for 2019.

 

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TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN DECEMBER

In this section, we cover the ten most interesting and fun activities available in New Orleans this December.

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Many of these items are already included for free with the purchase of a tourist discount pass. Read more »

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

This post is designed to help visitors plan a trip to the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, including tickets, discounts, the best times to visit, and what to expect while you’re here.

 

 


PLAN YOUR VISIT

The following section will prepare you for a trip to the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, including how to find the museum, the best times to visit, and what to expect.

How to Find the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Due to its central location in the French Quarter, many people will choose to just walk here. Regardless of your mode of transportation, use this map for specific directions.

The Pharmacy Museum is a stop on our guided tour of the French Quarter as well as our audio tour and our self-guided tour.

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What to Do in New Orleans in September

This post covers things to do in New Orleans in September, updated for 2019 and including a top 10 list as well as things you can enjoy at night, for free, or with the family. And don’t miss our free walking tours throughout New Orleans.

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO

This section will focus on the most fun and interesting things to do in New Orleans this September. Whenever possible, we will make note of activities and attractions that are either family-friendly, free or fun after dark. 

Many of these items are already included for free with the purchase of a tourist discount pass.


1) See a Live Concert

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GPS Audio Tours of New Orleans

Taking a guided walking tour of New Orleans isn’t the only way to experience parts of this great city, but it’s arguably the best way for those who want flexibility in their schedules. 

But what if you can’t take one of our guided walks?

No problem, we have partnered with our friends at Atlantis Audio Tours and recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and made them available to you at any time.  

 

 



Here is how it works:

  1. Download our free app on (iTunes) or (Android).
  2. Download any audio tour(s).
  3. Enjoy the tour(s).

Even if you don’t download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating and playing in New Orleans.

Available Tours: 


The French Quarter


The Garden District


Lafayette Cemetery #1


Hurricane Katrina Rebirth


Music, Arts, and More Tour


St. Charles Street Car Ride

 


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