Most people who’ve never been assume Mardi Gras in New Orleans is just one day. The truth is Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day) is the culmination of a whole season filled with king cake parties, balls, and parades of all kinds and sizes. This ye… Read More »
The Krewe of Cork makes its way through the French Quarter. While the majority of Mardi Gras parades are too large to squeeze through the narrow, cobblestoned streets of the Vieux Carré, a handful of creative krewes still sash… Read More »
There are more than 70 parades in the New Orleans area during Carnival season which starts on Twelfth Night, January 6th. While the larger parades can’t maneuver through the narrow streets of the French Quarter and the Marigny (you have to … Read More »
End the Year in New Orleans, One of Trip Savvy’s “Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve.” Instead of staying home this year and watching the ball drop on TV, why not join us in the French Quarter and watch the Fleur d… Read More »
Whether it’s Mardi Gras, Halloween or Christmas, New Orleans really puts on a show. All over town, you’ll find grand hotels, mansions, cute little shotguns and even streetcars and steamboats decked out in their holiday finery. Take a … Read More »
So you know you’re going to see the Garden District from the St. Charles Streetcar, alligators on a swamp tour and some live jazz on Frenchmen Street. You’ll no doubt take a stroll down Bourbon, eat beignets on Decatur, and watch stre… Read More »
Why go over the river and through the woods this Thanksgiving when you can hop in the car or catch a quick flight to NOLA? Between bites of Cajun fried turkey, oyster dressing and sweet potato pie, you can experience our rich traditions which … Read More »
Halloween in New Orleans With the Krewe of Boo Parade, City Park’s new Scout Island Scream Park, the Haunted Mortuary and Voodoo Fest, New Orleans is the ideal location to celebrate Halloween. But did you know you can get in the mood any… Read More »
Southern Decadence, the largest LGBTQ event in the South, hits the French Quarter Labor Day Weekend. Make your reservations now at one of our fabulous hotels and be in the heart of what is sometimes called “Gay Mardi Gras.” Book now! … Read More »
It can be argued that the entire French Quarter is a museum but here are some official institutions to visit during August (Museum Month). Ranging from important to quirky, they’ll give you more insight into what makes New Orleans… Read More »
Located in the heart of the French Quarter, each of the guest rooms and suites in the Hotel Provincial is uniquely furnished with antiques bestowing a warm and relaxing ambiance.
The dedicated and friendly staff of Hotel St. Marie will ensure you experience all of the best of New Orleans' many sights, sounds, and tastes.