1-2. Visit these two bars in the French Quarter
Esquire magazine made a list of the best bars in America, and two are in New Orleans. How about having a drink?
- Jewel of the South
3. Buy tickets for this Nefertari-themed Egyptian dinner at Café NOMA
NOMA is hosting “An evening with Nefertari at Café NOMA” this Thursday, July 7, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The three-hour experience includes a private tour of the exhibition and a multi-course dinner created by Egyptian-born chef Khaled Kegazzi.
4. Visit Compère Lapin’s recently reopened raw bar
In honor of their anniversary, Compton and Miller are thrilled to announce the return of the CL Raw Bar, which sat empty for a few months due to the pandemic and supply shortage. Back on the menu are crustaceans, crudos, ceviches, including Gulf Oysters, Marinated Crab Fingers, Peel-and-Eat Shrimp, and more.
5-6. Listen to live music at the Thursday at Twilight concert series
You’ve got a date every Thursday this month to enjoy live music at City Park. Bring your friends and listen to musicians at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters.
These are the first concerts scheduled this month:
- July 7 – James Rivers Movement
James Rivers plays a mixture of Rock, progressive Jazz, Rhythm, Blues, and Gospel. He’s one of the only three Jazz musicians ever known to play the bagpipes.
- July 14 – Harvey Jesus and Fire
Louisiana’s premier dance band that has performed all over the Gulf South and Las Vegas.
7. Visit the Queen Nefertari Exhibition after-hours every Tuesday at the NOMA
NOMA is open until 9 pm every Tuesday for visitors to enjoy Queen Nefertari’s Egypt exhibition.
8. Have a cocktail at this new rooftop lounge
Odd Birds cocktail lounge has a new home on a rooftop in New Orleans. The best place to sip a drink this summer!
9-11. Forget about the summer heat these three waterfalls near New Orleans
These are three waterfalls near New Orleans you need to explore ASAP:
- Clark Creek Natural Area
- Kisatchie Fall
- Tunica Hills Trails
12-17. Prepare a delicious summer cocktail
Seven Big Easy restaurants shared the recipes for their most popular summer cocktails with us. Find them here.
18-22. Soak up the sun at these NOLA rooftop bars
Enjoy a drink and the warm summer breeze from any of these NOLA rooftop bars:
- Monkey Board
- Hot Tin
- Odd Birds
23-27. Spend some time outdoors at NOLA’s prettiest parks
With the days only getting longer and warmer, it would be rude not to explore NOLA’s parks!
Check out these:
- Armstrong Park
- City Park
- Woldenburg Park
- Audubon Park
- Crescent Park
28. Listen to enchanting performances at these Candlelit concerts
Calm your mind and experience fantastic music in a new light with these sensational concerts by candlelight in some of New Orleans’ most beautiful venues. Here are some of the ones that will take place this month:
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