November means Fall Festival Season is winding down as the holidays fast approach us! However, there are still some great festivals happening, so go out and enjoy the nice fall weather in this fabulous city!
Treme Creole Gumbo Festival: November 8th and 9th from 11am-7:30pm; Armstrong Park; hosted by New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation; jazz, brass bands and gumbo; admission is free; more information
Oak Street Po-Boy Festival: November 23rd from 10am-7pm; Oak Street (between Carrollton Avenue and the River) over three dozen food vendors serving 40 kinds of po-boys, plus seafood, steaks and desserts; music, shopping and more; admission is free; more information
Pet Fest: November 2nd from 10am-4pm; Lafreniere Park; bring your four legged friend or adopt one at the festival; music, food and more.
Oyster Festival: November 7th – 6-11pm; November 8th – 11am – 11pm; November 9th – 11am-8pm; St. Clement of Rome Church and School; live bands, rides, games and of course oysters!
Pecan Festival: November 7th – 6-12pm; November 8th – 12pm-12am; November 9th – 11am-11pm; St. Rita Church and School; local bands, rides, games, food and more to celebrate the Louisiana pecan.
Louisiana Renaissance Festival: starts November 1st and runs all month long; Hammond; See their website for more information.
Chocolate Festival: November 2nd from 1-5pm; Hammon Square Mall; taste chocolate dishes from local restaurants and bakeries, chocolate bake-off, chocolate mousse eating contest, crafts, chef demos, storytelling, music, games and more.
Pontchartrain Film Festival: November 7th – 6pm; November 8th and 9th – 3pm; Slidell Little Theater; $5 single event | $10 all film pass | $25 all access pass, includes workshop.
3 Rivers Art Festival: November 16th from 10am-5pm; Downtown Covington, Columbia St.; original works of art from 200 artists, music, food, and kids activities