Krewe du Vieux and Krewe Delusion kick off Mardi Gras season this Saturday, January 31 in the French Quarter with their fun parades, that often mock local politics. Krewe du Vieux rolls through the streets of the French Quarter beginning at 6:30 p.m.… Read More »
In New Orleans, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate, and now we have a new one. The second annual King Cake Festival is just around the corner, Sunday, January 25. Centered around the world-famous Mardi Gras, the festival features dozens o… Read More »
April may seem like a long time to wait, but it’s really just around the corner! And Jazz Fest already has us feeling the heat! The big names include: Elton John, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Keith Urban, Pitbu… Read More »
The sweet smell of king cakes fills the New Orleans air. Colorful floats line the streets throwing beautiful beads and tasty treats (MoonPies). It means Carnival is in full swing! It’s a unique and exciting time in our city. Folks come toget… Read More »
Basketball season is back in action, and the Pelicans are heating up the Smoothie King arena—easy walking distance from the fun and exciting French Quarter. To thank you for the support, the Pelicans are offering discounted tickets to a number … Read More »
Christmas lights are one of the best decorations of the season. Celebration in the Oaks is an annual festival that showcases hundreds of thousands of lights across 13 acres of the historic City Park. The tradition brings friends, families, visitor… Read More »
Jackson Square is the center of the artistic excitement in the French Quarter! On any given day, you’ll see a number of artists and street performers as you stroll through the streets mingling and laughing. However, one night a year Jackson … Read More »
December is finally here, and that means the holiday spirit is flowing through New Orleans All around town, the glow of Christmas lights, wreaths and red bows hanging from doors and street lights, and more can be seen! Here are a few of our favori… Read More »
It’s no surprise New Orleans is known, in part, for her theatrics. We are known as the Hollywood of the South after all—and we like to think it’s not just because it’s the perfect place to film. One of our favorites, Le Pet… Read More »
In New Orleans, we’re known for our eccentric and exciting ways. It’s no secret we just do things differently—from frequent parades to grabbing “to-go” drinks. So, of course it just makes sense that we’d have… Read More »
The French Market Inn, New Orleans, La., is tucked away on the banks of the Mississippi River in the center of the French Quarter.
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.