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  • 01/15/2018

  • City of New Orleans Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration Program

  • Join the City of New Orleans as it celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. at the historic Al Davis Park on January 15th from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.
  • 01/15/2018

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Block Party

  • We will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. with a community block party. It will be held at the historic Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
  • 01/25/2018 - 01/28/2018

  • Tabasco: A Burlesque Opera

  • On the occasion of its 150th anniversary, McIlhenny Company, the makers of TABASCO® Sauce, will mark this historic milestone with a restaging of TABASCO: A Burlesque Opera, which was last heard in New Orleans in 1894. The limited engagement will be produced by the New Orleans Opera Association, featuring ...Learn More
  • 01/27/2018

  • Tango Fire from Argentina presented by New Orleans Ballet Association, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, and Casa Argentina

  • With ten glamorous dancers and a quartet of the finest musicians, Tango Fire ignites the stage with a blazing hot, Broadway-style show of “tango at its sexiest and most stupendous.” (The Telegraph) ...Learn More
  • 02/16/2018

  • Chinese Opera by the Houston Chinese Consulate

  • The Houston Chinese Consulate is hosting a Chinese Opera to be performed next Chinese New Year to celebrate the New Orleans Tricentennial.       Date: Friday, February 16, 2018 Location: Harrah’s Casino Theater Cost: Free ...Learn More
  • 02/24/2018

  • Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo presented by New Orleans Ballet Association | NOBA

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  • 02/27/2018 - 05/27/2018

  • The Historic New Orleans Collection’s exhibition “New Orleans, the Founding Era”

  • A multifaceted exploration of the city’s first few decades and its earliest inhabitants. Admission is free.    ...Learn More
  • 03/06/2018

  • The NORD Foundation’s 2018 CHAMPIONS Gala

  • The gala is a celebration of the revitalization of a historic recreation system. The recipient of the 2018 Legacy Tribute Award will be world-renowned musician and composer Branford Marsalis. Table Sponsorships are available for purchase on the NORD Foundation website. ...Learn More
  • 03/08/2018 - 03/11/2018

  • Tricentennial Symposium: Making New Orleans Home

  • Lectures and cultural programming will take place throughout the city and explore the 300-year history. Open to the public. ...Learn More
  • 03/08/2018 - 09/02/2018

  • Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1782-1802

  • The exhibition will showcase the portraits of Louisiana’s earliest known artist. The exhibit aims to contextualize his art, created during Spanish rule of Louisiana, by illustrating the lives of his subjects.
  • 03/10/2018

  • Up From the Streets Tricentennial Concert

  • The concert will focus on New Orleans being the cradle of jazz. Local and international musicians will tell the story of the city’s unique musical history and global influence.
  • 04/05/2018

  • Dedication of the Saxophone Sculpture from Namur, Belgium

  • 04/17/2018

  • Tricentennial Inter-Faith Prayer Service at St. Louis Cathedral

  • The service will be an opportunity for the various faiths of New Orleans to come together in thankfulness and unity.
  • 04/19/2018 - 04/25/2018

  • Tricentennial NOLA Navy Week

  • Navy ships from the U.S. and around the globe will be in New Orleans for a week long festival, including free ship tours and a cook-off between the ships.
  • 04/19/2018 - 04/22/2018

  • Tall Ships® New Orleans 2018

  • Tall Ships® of America’s unique selection of antique ships will be on display at Woldenberg Park for the weekend.    ...Learn More
  • 04/20/2018 - 04/22/2018

  • International Weekend

  • An official welcoming ceremony of international dignitaries, and dinner for international guests at historic restored Gallier Hall.
  • 04/20/2018

  • Claiborne Corridor Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  • 04/22/2018

  • Neighborhood Celebrations, Dedication of city wide murals, and Tricentennial fireworks

  • Community Celebration at Armstrong Park and throughout the city. Various block party style events culminating with a fireworks display from City Park and the riverfront.
  • 04/28/2018

  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue’s Treme Threauxdown

  • Trombone Shorty will perform with his band at the Sanger Theatre on the first Saturday of Jazz Fest.
  • 05/06/2018

  • New Orleans Jazz Fest Closing and Tricentennial Fireworks Show

  • 06/01/2018 - 06/30/2018

  • Nola4Women Global Summit on Women and Girls

  • The summit will shine a spotlight on New Orleans as a thought leader in the global conversations about women and girls. By Nola4Women.   ...Learn More
  • 10/25/2018 - 01/27/2019

  • New Orleans Museum of Art Duke of Orléans Exhibit (The Orleans Collection)

  • This unique exhibition will illuminate the city’s vivid history by showcasing art collected by Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, the origin of the city’s name, throughout his lifetime.    
  • 12/01/2018 - 12/31/2018

  • Luna Fête Presented by Arts Council

  • A visionary initiative that features unusual art installation and a festival of lights employing the city’s iconic architecture as the canvas for large-scale and inspiring contemporary light and video mapping technology.
  • 12/31/2018

  • Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Concert

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