Some Of New Orleans Most Beloved Festivals Are Happening In May
It is May in New Orleans and some of the City’s most popular festivals will take place this month. We can get you and your family there hassle-free. If you ride with us, you will get there in comfort and won’t have to worry about traffic or parking. Here are some of the events you don’t want to miss in May:
Hancock Whitney Zoo-To-Do
Ready those black ties and buy yourself a new cocktail dress; the 2019 Hancock Whitney Zoo–To–Do returns to the Audubon Zoo Grounds Friday, May 3rd! Hancock Whitney Zoo-To–Do will feature live entertainment, local and international cuisine from over 70 New Orleans restaurants, a luxury car raffle, premium cocktails, and a silent auction! Enjoy music from this year’s headlining band, The Main Attraction Band, along with many other live musicians. Since 1972, the hallmark of Whitney Zoo-To-Do has been show-stopping musical talent. Throughout our history, we have featured a number of award winning artists, such as The Temptations, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and The Village People. This year, the Headline Entertainment is presented by Chevron.
For more information or tickets visit: https://audubonnatureinstitute.org/ztd or call (504) 861-5107
Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo
Three days (May 17, 18 & 19) of food, music, art and community along the beautiful and historic Bayou St. John in the Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans. The Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo is a free music festival featuring top bands, delicious food and shopping. Delta blues guitarist Tab Benoit, Cowboy Mouth, Raw Oyster Cult and high-energy bayou pop princess Amanda Shaw headline the 14th annual Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo.
The 2019 Bayou Boogaloo music lineup includes: Tab Benoit presented by the National Endowment for the Arts, Cowboy Mouth, Raw Oyster Cult, Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, GRAMMY winner Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Little Freddie King, Erica Falls, Angelo Moore and the Brand New Step, Morning 40 Federation, Cole Williams Band, J & The Causeways, Debauche, Shinyribs, Suspects Tribal Gold, South Jones, New Orleans Classic Big Band featuring special guests, The Tumbling Wheels, New Orleans Swamp Donkeys, Joe Lastie’s New Orleans Sound, Roadside Glorious, Jamaican Me Breakfast Club, Patrick Sweany, Omari Neville & Fuel, St. Lorelei, Miss Mojo, Sabotage and Valerie Sassyfras.
For a full schedule visit: https://thebayouboogaloo.com/lineup/artists/
New Orleans Greek Fest 2019
46 Years Strong! Join us on Bayou St. John for the Greek Fest 2019 in New Orleans—This year the Festival kicks off on Thursday May 23. As always, there will be homemade traditional Greek food, wine, pastries, and other great desserts! Come see our live, traditional Greek dancing, and listen to the live Greek band playing near the Bayou. Finish up by touring our beautiful Cathedral, browsing the wonderful marketplaces, and visiting our Greek grocery with delectable cheeses, dips, spices, and much more — Opa!
For more information visit: https://www.greekfestnola.com/