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You can board tall ships along the Mississippi River for free this weekend

A fleet of navy and tall ships will be open to the public along Woldenberg Park all weekend long.

Easter celebrations, parades, and events you cant miss this weekend

From several kid-friendly egg hunts to three French Quarter Easter parades, here’s what’s going on in NOLA from March 31 to April 1.

40th annual Crescent City Classic: Route, street closures, and more 

Organizers for the upcoming 40th annual Crescent City Classic expect over 25,000 runners in attendance.

St. Patrick’s Day 2018: Parties and parades in New Orleans 

Here are five different events you can attend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans between March 16 and 17.

Instagram Roundup: Mardi Gras day, recapped

On Mardi Gras day, several residents and organized and impromptu krewes paraded the streets of New Orleans.

Here are our favorite Mardi Gras 2018 photos on Instagram so far 

Carnival season officially started this past January, and the party across the city has been non-stop.

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How to celebrate Mardi Gras like a New Orleanian

Whether this is your first Mardi Gras, or if you’re brushing up on advice, here are 18 tips on what to do before and during a parade, and on Mardi Gras day.

Celebrate Carnival season with this Mardi Gras bingo card

How can we celebrate alongside rolling krewes and parades? Bingo, of course!

This is the route for 2018 Women’s March New Orleans

The 2018 Women’s March will take place at Duncan Plaza on Saturday, January 20, at 12 p.m.

Here’s the route for the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. parade

The 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Official March will take place on Monday, January 15, at 10 a.m. in Central City.

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10 free holiday events in New Orleans, mapped

These are the best Christmas-inspired events across the city happening now.

2017 Curbed Cup nominations start now!

Which neighborhood will be voted the best in New Orleans?

Everything you need to know about the Krewe of Jingle parade this weekend

As the end of the year approaches, New Orleans welcomes the holiday season with its official Christmastime parade.

A sneak peek at this weekend’s Weird Homes Tour

On Saturday, November 11, the Tour will showcase 9 unconventional homes across six neighborhoods.

What you need to know about the second line honoring Fats Domino

Starting at Vaughn’s Lounge on Dauphine Street, organizers plan for the second line to start at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Recap: 6th annual Thriller Flashmob at City Hall

While there are several spooky events happening in New Orleans during Halloween, there is no better "Thriller" than a Halloween-centered flashmob in front of City Hall.

Krewe of Boo’s parade route and street closures

On Saturday, October 21, the Krewe of Boo will host its annual Halloween parade, which starts at the corner of Chartres Street and Elysian Fields Avenue at 6:30 p.m.

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Eight things to do this Labor Day weekend in New Orleans, mapped

Weather permitting, New Orleans will host several great events across the city and metro area. Most importantly, many of these Labor Day weekend events are free.

These are Southern Decadence and college football game street closures this Labor Day weekend

This Labor Day weekend, New Orleans will host a series events across the city. For starters, the first weekend in September marks the 46th annual Southern Decadence celebration.

Solar Eclipse 2017: Best New Orleans photos

While a partial eclipse was visible in New Orleans, the people in the city had a whole lot of fun.

Everything you need to know about watching the solar eclipse in New Orleans

Today is a big day for sky watchers. Starting around noon, a partial solar eclipse will be visible in New Orleans. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Where to watch the solar eclipse in New Orleans

The natural phenomenon will be visible in New Orleans on Monday, August 21, starting at 11:58 a.m. While you can see the eclipse anywhere the sky is visible, Curbed NOLA created a map of the most beautiful places to watch it.

Everything you need to know about the Fourth of July in New Orleans

If you haven’t guessed it, New Orleans turns into a giant party during the Fourth of July. The option to celebrate independence day are limitless.

Four NOLA Festivals to look forward to this June

Although its considerably warmer in New Orleans, festival season is still in overdrive. During the month of June, there are several festivals that will take place throughout the city.

Memorial Day 2017 NOLA Roundup: What to do and where to go

The end of May marks Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial start of summer. An extended weekend is also the perfect time to delve into the festival season of New Orleans, or to simply enjoy some of the beautiful experiences the city has to offer.

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Memorial Day Weekend 2017: Things to do and see

Whether you're looking to commemorate the holiday, or looking for an excuse to go on an adventure, here are all of the things that you can do in and around New Orleans to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

Treme, 7th Ward Festival happens this Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 to 28, the Treme 7th Ward Cultural District will hold its 2nd Annual Treme 7th Ward Festival under the Claiborne underpass between Basin Street and St. Bernard Avenue.

Two hotels with local pool admission this summer

This summer, W New Orleans – French Quarter and the Le Meridien New Orleans will open pools to locals starting memorial day weekend, and ending on September 3.

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Where to get a free comic on Free Comic Book Day 2017

Where to celebrate and get a free comic books

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Where to celebrate Record Store Day 2017 in NOLA

On Saturday, April 22, New Orleans will be one of many cities around the world celebrating the independent culture of record stores. Deemed Record Store Day, April 22 will mark the 10th annual celebration.

Crescent City Classic 2017 street closures and parking

This weekend, New Orleans will hold the 39th annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic, one of the oldest 10K races in the nation. The race starts at 8 a.m., beginning in the CBD and ending in City Park.