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At Virgin Hotels New Orleans

From the iconic Jazz & Heritage Festival to the lively essence of French Quarter Fest, there's no better place to get your festivals fix than the Big Easy. Make your stay at Virgin Hotels New Orleans a seamless fusion of luxury and local charm, as you embark on an unforgettable adventure throughout 2024 festival. Let the good times roll!

Breathe Easy with Big Easy savings. Book your New Orleans festival retreat now and receive a $30 dining credit to use at Commons Club,The Pool Club and Funny Library Coffee Shop.


April 5 – 6, 2024

Hogs for the Cause works with both local and national children’s hospitals to offer monetary relief to families with children who have brain cancer. This barbecue festival is a two-day event full of music, local beer, and fundraising. Are you a New Orleans resident? Treat yourself to a staycation with promo code STAYCATION.


Apr 26, 2024 – May 5, 2024

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (commonly called Jazz Fest or Jazzfest) is an annual celebration of local music and culture held at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jazz Fest attracts thousands of visitors to New Orleans each year.

Essence Festival of Culture 

July 4-7, 2024 

One of the United States' largest African-American cultural events, Essence Fest is an annual multi-day celebration of the black music, food, personalities and more in New Orleans. Originally a one-time event celebrating the 25th anniversary of Essence – a magazine aimed primarily towards African-American women – this "party with a purpose" has become a defining celebration of black excellence in the Big Easy.


August 3, 2024

On the first Saturday of every August, Julia Street transforms into a hub of artistic energy, hosting a multitude of galleries, live music performances, food and  drink, and captivating art installations – steps from Virgin Hotels New Orleans! White Linen Night is hosted by Arts District New Orleans (ADNO), a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the growth of the arts in the city. 


August 4, 2024

Satchmo SummerFest began as a tribute to one of New Orleans’ most famous native sons, the late Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, to celebrate his 100th birthday. Satchmo Summerfest takes place in the French Quarter at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, at 400 Esplanade Ave., 1.9 miles away from the hotel. 


August 29 - September 2, 2024

Southern Decadence is the ultimate LGBTQ+ community celebration hosted every year over Labor Day weekend. What once was a simple going away party held over 50 years ago, is now a full weekend of lively festivities and happenings across the city.


October 11-13, 2024

Presented by the Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival continues New Orleans’ historic role in making the blues and R&B among the most influential sounds in the world. The Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival presents many of the top performers from southern Louisiana and Mississippi, plus delicious food and unique visual art. Louisiana Residents looking for a staycation, book your stay and enjoy up to 30% off with promo code STAYCATION.

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