March in New Orleans

What to Do in New Orleans in March

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This post covers New Orleans in March, including a top 10 list of things to do, free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids and is updated for 2018.  March means warmer weather and lots of free outdoor music. If you are coming at the start or end of the month, then you might want to read our February and April guides.  

Top 10
Free Events
At Night
Family-Friendly
How’s the Weather?

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March in New Orleans

What is the Weather Like in New Orleans in March?

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This post is a summary of the New Orleans weather in March, with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018).  Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to visit the city as the weather is mild.  Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to February and April.

 
Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do in March
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What to Do in February in New Orleans

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This post covers things to do in February in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  February has Mardi Gras and Carnival Season, so parades, parades, parades.  But that’s not all.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, then you might want to read our January and March guides.  

Top 10
Free Events
At Night
Family-Friendly
How’s the Weather?

Free Tours by Foot

 

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Weather in February in New Orleans

What is the weather like in New Orleans during February?

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This post is a summary of the February weather in New Orleans with tips on what to pack and things to do (updated for 2018). February brings cold nights, but pleasant days. Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to January and March.  

 
Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do in February
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Mardi Gras New Orleans

Mardi Gras in New Orleans (FAQs)

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This post answers some frequently answered questions about Mardi Gras in New Orleans as well as Carnival Season in general.  You can also find videos and links to further content to help you plan your time in New Orleans for this uniquely New Orleans festive season.  One thing to get clear, Mardi Gras and Carnival are more than just Bourbon St.
 

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How is the Weather in New Orleans in January?

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This post is a summary of the January weather in New Orleans with tips on what to pack and things to do.  January is a great time to visit the Crescent City as the weather remains quite pleasant throughout this month. Click on the links below to learn more.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, you may want to read our weather guides to December and February.  

Average Temperatures
How Much Sun/Rain
What to Wear
Things to Do 
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Things to do in January in New Orleans

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This post, updated for 2018, covers things to do in January in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  January marks the start of Carnival Season, which ends on Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day), so January means parades and celebrations.  If you are coming at the start or end of the month, then you might want to read our December and February guides.  

Top 10
Free Events
At Night
Family-Friendly
How’s the Weather?

Free Tours by Foot

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New Orleans Cemetery Guide

New Orleans Cemetery Guide

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This post is a practical guide to visiting cemeteries in New Orleans, with tips on which to choose as well as explanations of what you will see. There are over 40 cemeteries in New Orleans, each with its own charm and personality. One, St. Louis Cemetery #1, allows entry only licensed tour companies, like us, Free Tours by Foot.  

Brief Introduction
St. Louis Cemetery #1
Lafayette Cemetery #2
Other Cemeteries
Tips for Visiting Cemeteries  
Guided Tours

 

 
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GPS Audio Tours of New Orleans

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Taking a guided walking tour of New Orleans isn’t the only way to experience parts of this great city, but it’s arguably the best way.  But what if you can’t take one of our guided walks? No problem, we have partnered with our friends at Atlantis Audio Tours and recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and made them available to you at any time.  

Here is how it works:

  1. Download our free app on (iTunes) or (Android).
  2. Download any audio tour(s).
  3. Enjoy the tour(s).

Even if you don’t download any tours, you will still have access to valuable information on sightseeing, eating and playing in New Orleans.

Available Tours:

  • The Garden District

Listen to a sample.

French Quarter Creole Christmas Tour

French Quarter Creole Christmas

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New Orleans does things different than just about any city.  So why would Christmas be any different?  Christmas in New Orleans is like no other – the lights, the decorations, and the traditions. In a word – magical!  Join Free Tours by Foot for a holiday waltz through the French Quarter, as we explore the history and traditions of Creole Christmas past and present. Learn the history of Papa Noel, Revellion Dinners, and the origins of the Carnival Season, all while enjoying the sights, sounds, and lights of the Vieux Carre.  This tour is part French Quarter history and sights and part holiday spirit.

 

New Orleans Christmas Tour

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