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Events to Look Forward to This Holiday Season in New Orleans

Every occasion in the Big Easy calls for a parade, so naturally, New Orleans events to look forward to this holiday season include two parades that rhyme! The 2017 Krewe of Jingle Parade rolls through downtown on Saturday, December 2nd on dozens of bedazzled cars all playing Christmas music. The following Saturday, December 9th, the 16th Annual Krewe of Kringle Parade rolls (or rather struts and stumbles) through the Quarter. Although Kringle is a “private parade,” all you need to join the fun is a Christmas costume and $20! Make your way to Molly’s By the Market (1107 Decatur St.), or to BB King’s (across the street at 1104 Decatur), and register before the list closes at 8 p.m. SHARP. At 8:30 p.m., the parade marches with a band and police escort around the Quarter, and ends quite a few…

How to Do Turkey Day in the Crescent City

Planning to spend Thanksgiving in New Orleans? Well, you hit the jackpot (and not just because the casinos are open)! What could be a better setting for a holiday that celebrates gratitude and great food than the city known around the world for Carnival and cuisine? Visitors have the option of either a spin on the traditional holiday—a Thanksgiving steeped in centuries of New Orleans’ history and heritage, or the opportunity to hit the streets and enjoy a parade, a party, or both. Traditional Fare With Trimmings Eating and drinking are two of the best things to do in New Orleans. Many French Quarter restaurants celebrate the holiday by serving sumptuous Thanksgiving Day feasts with local flair. You can sample delicacies like Smoked Rabbit and Andouille Gumbo with Herb Roasted Turkey at The Bombay Club Bar & Restaurant, located at…