6 Things To Do In New Orleans This July

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6 Things To Do In New Orleans This July

We’re enjoying the summer sun and summer activities!

July is a very active month in New Orleans. Enjoy the summer sun (and rain) getting involved in any of these events.

These are things to do in New Orleans this July: 

1. Swamp After Dark tour 

Discover the mystique of NOLA’s swamp and bayous in the dark. These night tours are not available year-round, so the summer is your best opportunity to experience one first-hand. Tours are offered by different organizers and last about one or two hours. Watch out for alligators, snakes, turtles and other nocturnal animals.


2. Audubon Zoo

Where: 📍6500 Magazine Street

One of our favorite places to visit during the summer. If you have small children, we’re sure they’ll love it too. Get to know the region’s animals and cool off at their Cool Zoo water park. There is also an aquarium and insectarium for a whole day full of fun!


3. 3 Doors Down Concert

When: 🗓 July 22 

Where: 📍Champions Square Lasalle St

We’re ready, are you? Buy your tickets and listen to the rock American band 3 Doors Down completely live. They will be celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a tour called The Better Life.  


4. Lindsey Stirling Concert 


When: 🗓July 26

Where: 📍 Saenger Theatre 1111 Canal St

Violin lovers! The world-famous violinist Lindsey Stirling will be live at the end of July, doing a rescheduled concert from her Artemis Tour. Get your tickets ASAP. 


5. Monster Jam 

An adrenaline rush for the whole family. Monster trucks will put on a show as fantastic as you can imagine. They will drive you crazy as they compete with each other in freestyle stunts and races. 

When: 🗓 July 31

Where: 📍Mercedes-Benz Superdome Sugar Bowl Drive 


6. Satchmo Summer Fest

When: 🗓 July 31 – August 1

Where: 📍 New Orleans Jazz Museum  400 Esplanade Ave

This two-day festival is dedicated to celebrating the life, legacy, and music of New Orleans’ native “Satchmo” Armstrong. A great option for Jazz lovers. The festival will feature two outdoor stages with more than 20 performances by NOLA’s musicians and food and drinks from local restaurants. It’s a family-friendly festival!


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