Start your day with a Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues. Then head over to the New Orleans Jazz Museum, which is located at the intersection of the French Quarter and Frenchman Street live music corridor. Checkout the live music scene after visiting the museum!

House of Blues 225 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 310- 4999

House of Blues
225 Decatur Street,
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 310- 4999

House of Blues Gospel Brunch

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The House of Blue's Gospel Brunch includes local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs. Before and during the show treat yourself to an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast favorites plus tender carving stations, southern specialties and mouth-watering desserts. Don't miss the signature chicken and waffles! And if you're in the mood you just might end up on stage waving a napkin and dancing off some of that delicious cuisine!

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New Orleans Jazz Museum

The New Orleans Jazz Museum is a music museum located in the Old U.S. Mint building that is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of jazz music. Originally a separate museum, the collection is now affiliated with the Louisiana State Museum.

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400 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116

Tuesday – Sunday: 10AM – 4:30PM
Monday: Closed

618 Frenchman St. (504) 942-3731

618 Frenchman St.
(504) 942-3731

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Visit d.b.a., one of several live music venues on Frenchman Street

The Palmetto Bug Stompers are some of New Orleans finest purveyors of traditional and New Orleans Jazz. With a wide and varied background of musical influences, they get the crowds dancing all night. Check them out for a toe tapping good time.

6:00 pm
Admission: Free



Enjoy a jazz brunch buffet at Broussard's Restaurant. Follow that up with a self-guided tour of the French Quarter or tour the city with Hop-on Hop-Off. Close out your day by listening to traditional New Orleans Jazz Music at Fritzel's Jazz Club.

819 Conti Street 504.581.3866

819 Conti Street

Jazz Brunch
Broussard's Restaurant & Courtyard Dining

Brunch Buffet
Friday - Monday
10 AM to 2:30 PM

In a vibrant city that joyously celebrates fine dining as an art form, Broussard's has been a staple in New Orleans cuisine for nearly a century. Dishes created with an exotic blend of French and Creole influences have made New Orleans the preferred destination for lovers of inspired cuisine the world over. Located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, or Vieux Carre, Broussard's combines a mix of old architecture, classic food, and tradition to achieve an experience that you'll never forget.


City Sightseeing New Orleans is the most entertaining, informative, and fun City Tour you can find that offers transportation approximately every 30 minutes on an exhilarating open-top, double-decker bus!

HOP-ON! and in a single 2 hour loop, experience a complete City Tour — 3 centuries of history, architecture, and culture narrated live in English by your very own Tour Host – see the Garden District, French Quarter, and CBD.

HOP-OFF! at any stop along the way and explore New Orleans most popular neighborhoods, attractions, and shopping districts – or – take advantage of our Guided Walking Tours in the French Quarter and Garden District, included Free with 3 Day Tickets.

See the city at your own pace, the next bus is less than 30 minutes away!

504.207.6200 800.362.1811


733 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70117


FRITZ'S European Jazz club

New Orleans Oldest Operating Jazz Club

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The proprietor and his team provide a locale that is a "Home Away From Home" for Jazz aficionados from around the globe. Whether you want to play or just listen, there is always a warm welcome awaiting you in Fritzel's relaxed atmosphere. So come and share the best Traditional Jazz New Orleans has to offer and dance the night away!!! 




The jazz brunch at the Court of Two Sisters is a great way to start your day. There're several museums with different themes that you can visit after enjoying your breakfast. The National World War II Museum is rated as the #1 thing to do in New Orleans by Tripadvisor reviewers. Perhaps you're interested in learning more about the food, drink and related culture of the south? Then visit the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. Wrap up your day by joining the local tangueros and tangueras at our evening milonga.

613 Royal Street 504.522.7261

613 Royal Street

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Certificate of Excellence 2018

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Jazz Brunch Buffet

New Orleans Magazine, 2017 Reader's Choice Awards
Favorite Buffet (1st place)
Favorite Outdoor Dining (2nd place)
Favorite Place for Brunch (3rd place)

Jazz Brunch Buffet, Daily - 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Creole a la Carte Dinner, Nightly - 5:30 p.m -10:00 p.m

Visit a museum

The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations can understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. Through exhibits, multimedia experiences, and thousands of personal accounts, the Museum takes visitors on an immersive tour of World War II in every theater of war.

Other museums to consider visiting::

Cabildo and Presbytere Museums, Charters Street (adjacent to Jackson Square in the French Quarter)

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124

Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113


Join the local tango dancers during our weekly milonga. It’s only a few blocks away from the festival’s venue!
Class: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Milonga 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm $10 (Includes $5 credit toward food or drink.)

New Orleans Drink Lab
343 Baronne St.
New Orleans


If you're looking for more nightlife after the milonga, then checkout the Rebirth Brass Band at the Maple Leaf Bar

Rebirth Brass Band - Do Watcha Wanna

The Rebirth Brass Band is known for combining traditional New Orleans brass band music, including the New Orleans tradition of second line, with funk, jazz, soul, and hip hop. 

Maple Leaf Bar
8316 Oak St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Admission: $20



Enjoy a late breakfast then take a chartered bus to the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, which concludes with a lunch at Restaurant des Familles. Finish out your day with live, traditional New Orleans jazz music at Preservation Hall!


Journey with us by boat, Cajun-style, for a 1-hour 45-minute tour through the heart of Southern Louisiana's swamplands in the protected Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve's Barataria Preserve. Tour privately owned meandering bayous and take a look into the past. View moss-draped cypress trees, fascinating plant life and the creatures who make their homes here. 


Our Cajun guide is a native of the area who will share with us the legends and lore of Louisiana's still untamed wilderness. Bring your camera and capture wildlife at any time! Alligators, snakes, egrets, white-tailed deer, mink, and nutria all make their home here in the Louisiana swamplands.

The Coast Guard Certified swamp boats has restroom facilities. Snacks and drinks are also available.

Details of our group tour

  • Pick up at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel between 10:30 am- 11:00 am for transport to Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve's Barataria Preserve.

  • Tour begins: 12:00 pm.

  • After the tour, lunch at Restaurant Des Familles where we will enjoy cajun favorites while overlooking the bayou.

  • Return to the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel after lunch.


Wednesday evening enjoy live, traditional New Orleans Jazz Music

New Orleans’ Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America’s truest art forms – Traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a touring band, and a non-profit organization, Preservation Hall continues its mission today as a cornerstone of New Orleans music and culture.

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726 St. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70116

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