August in New Orleans

We wait all year for these summer events! Check out what August in New Orleans has in store for you!

Whitney White Linen Night  

Sponsored by Whitney Bank, the New Orleans Arts District will close off four blocks of Julia Street for a free-to-the-public block party where 20 art galleries and museums will open their doors to art enthusiasts and casual admirers. You can expect local cuisine, cocktails and live entertainment as well as an Official Whitney White Linen Night After-Party held at the Contemporary Arts Center. Attendees are encouraged to wear as much white as possible in spirit of the event. Find out more details here.

Red Dress Run

No one has ever accused New Orleans of being boring. Hosted throughout the French Quarter by the “Hash House Harriers”, the Red Dress Run is a one of a kind race combining red dresses, beer, and 100 local charities. Registered runners can indulge in unlimited beer, food and live music by funk band, Brass-A-Holics. Slip on your ruby dress, start stretching those hamstrings and register here!

Southern Decadence

This August, celebrate at one of the top Labor Day destinations! Join over 160,000 attendees for the 46th annual Southern Decadence event celebrating LGBT culture. Dress up in extravagant and fun costumes while attending drag shows, drinking tours, parades, themed parties, contests, DJs and world famous bars. For more details, check out the full schedule!

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