Looking for something to do in New Orleans with kids or without.   We’ve got you covered. From New Orleans attractions to local events and even date night ideas, we’ve got lists upon lists of ideas that will keep you busy all year long.

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Mardi Gras Preschool Activities

Mardi Gras Preschool Activities

Mardi Gras  is our favorite time of year in New Orleans and in Pensacola! The parades, the beads, KING CAKE, and all the fun! Preschoolers like to get into the carnival spirit too. We have some Mardi Gras Preschool…
2024 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

2024 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is one of the best times of the year. The parades, the costumes, KING CAKE. Mardi Gras 2024 is February 13, 2024. The fun starts before the big day with smaller neighborhood…
2024 Jefferson Parish Parade Schedule

2024 Jefferson Parish Parade Schedule

To help you get ready for Mardi Gras 2024 we put together the Jefferson Parish 2024 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule! Krewe of Driftwood This neighborhood parade in Kenner is one of our favorites. The parade…
10 Reasons You'll Love the Louisiana Children's Museum

10 Reasons You'll Love the Louisiana Children's Museum

The Louisiana Children's Museum moved to its new location in 2019 and is the children’s museum of our dreams. The new home inside New Orleans City Park is filled with tons of hands-on exhibits for early learning.…
Pumpkin Patches In New Orleans (Updated for 2023)

Pumpkin Patches In New Orleans (Updated for 2023)

Nothing says Fall like visiting a pumpkin patch and picking the perfect pumpkin to decorate for Halloween in New Orleans! Here is a list of pumpkin patches in New Orleans. Pumpkin Patches in Jefferson Parish: St. Martin's Episcopal…
All About Storyland in New Orleans City Park

All About Storyland in New Orleans City Park

Storyland in New Orleans City Park has been a favorite place for kids and adults. This beloved New Orleans attraction has been a part of our hearts for 60 years. In 2019 it got a major upgrade! STEM-related activities,…
GREAT AND EASY LAST MINUTE NEW ORLEANS DATE NIGHTS

GREAT AND EASY LAST MINUTE NEW ORLEANS DATE NIGHTS

Life is busy. As parents we are always rushing here, there and everywhere. We barely have time to shower some days, and date nights are the LAST thing on our minds. However, it’s important to take time…
All About Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan, Louisiana

All About Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan, Louisiana

Lookin’ for some fun in the sun in St. Charles Parish?  Look no further than  Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan, Louisiana.  Just about a thirty minute drive from New Orleans the spray park is perfect…
TIPS FOR VISITING SUGAR ROOTS FARM IN NEW ORLEANS

TIPS FOR VISITING SUGAR ROOTS FARM IN NEW ORLEANS

Did you know there is a hidden gem nestled against the urban landscape of New Orleans just minutes from Downtown? One that you and your family can spend the day learning about sustainable farming, playing…
100+ Fun Things To Do In New Orleans WIth Kids

100+ Fun Things To Do In New Orleans WIth Kids

Summer vacation is officially here! It is time to keep the kids busy and active while making memories at the same time. I am excited to take my family on some great adventures this summer,…
THE BEST NEW ORLEANS SUMMER CAMPS KIDS WILL LOVE 

THE BEST NEW ORLEANS SUMMER CAMPS KIDS WILL LOVE 

Summer in New Orleans is hot and LONG. It’s endless days of cooling off at Cool Zoo, enjoying snowballs from our favorite stands, summer vacation, and fun.  On top of all the fun, many of us have to work, and…
2023 St. Patrick's Day Celebrations In New Orleans

2023 St. Patrick's Day Celebrations In New Orleans

As a kid, I wasn’t particularly excited about Saint Patrick’s Day because we weren’t Irish, and so it wasn’t a big deal in our family. As an adult, though, I absolutely love celebrating St. Patrick's…
TIPS FOR ENJOYING A HAPPY SOBER MARDI GRAS

TIPS FOR ENJOYING A HAPPY SOBER MARDI GRAS

As the rest of the world recovers from the holidays and settles in for the rest of winter here in New Orleans we gear up for Mardi Gras. I am headed into my 3rd year as a sober…
6 TIPS FOR SURVIVING MARDI GRAS WITH A SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD

6 TIPS FOR SURVIVING MARDI GRAS WITH A SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD

Everyone in New Orleans LOVES going to Mardi Gras Parades, Right? My daughter says she “loves celebrating them more than her own birthday.” She loves the excitement and being out in the community amongst peers. We always get there early…
FUN THINGS TO DO ON CHRISTMAS DAY IN NEW ORLEANS

FUN THINGS TO DO ON CHRISTMAS DAY IN NEW ORLEANS

Christmas Day is the perfect day to discover and enjoy the true beauty of New Orleans during the holiday season. Whether it's your hometown or you're just visiting, take advantage of the light crowds, laid-back atmosphere,…
Where to Find Santa Claus in New Orleans 2022

Where to Find Santa Claus in New Orleans 2022

The Holiday season is here which means Santa is in town visiting from the North Pole! He'll be all around town, in malls, and everywhere spreading Christmas cheer and joy to children of all ages.…
ALL THE REASONS YOU WILL LOVE NOLA CHRISTMAS FEST IN 2022

ALL THE REASONS YOU WILL LOVE NOLA CHRISTMAS FEST IN 2022

This New Orleans Christmas tradition is back again in 2022! NOLA Christmas Fest is an indoor Christmas carnival held inside the New Orleans Convention Center from December 21-30, 2022. Full of fun for all ages, NOLA Christmas…
Taco Libre Dos at Top Taco NOLA 2022

Taco Libre Dos at Top Taco NOLA 2022

Top Taco NOLA is more than just another festival – it's an extraordinary food and entertainment experience! In 2023, the best restaurants in Greater New Orleans will come together to celebrate everyone’s favorite cuisine: tacos.…
Fun , Cheap & Free New Orleans Trunk or Treats in 2022

Fun , Cheap & Free New Orleans Trunk or Treats in 2022

It's almost time for Halloween in New Orleans and time for trunk or treating. Mark your calendars with these great locations hosting Trunk or Treats in New Orleans. These events can be safer thank typical trick or treating…
Summer Date Nights In New Orleans You'll Both Love

Summer Date Nights In New Orleans You'll Both Love

The sun is out, the days are long, and it is time to change those date night/day routines. Whether you are in a serious relationship, married, or just starting something new, we have some sizzling…