Why do people come to New Orleans? Is it the hospitality, the food, the music, the parties, the sports, the amazing attractions, or maybe the people? It’s everything! People come to New Orleans to experience the culture and all of its wondrous facets. But there’s certainly nothing we do better than getting a large group of people together and giving them a great party. Music and great food are staples in any New Orleans party and the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival has all the right components.
This festival combines the best of good food and great music. It starts in the Central Business District with the cooler weather October can bring, with live music, delicious barbecue, and an all-around fun experience for all involved. Like the best festivals around, this one is free of charge and open to the public.
There are two stages, where some of the best blues artists in the nation play. In the past this festival has featured Taj Mahal, Barbara Lynn, Luther Kent, Don Vappie, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, even Anders Osbourne. The entire square will be full of booths offering arts and crafts, and some of the best barbecue in the South. The hours are from 10:30 a.m.-8:15 p.m. Saturday and from 9:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday.
Everyone also knows that New Orleans isn’t just about parties, and that this city has all kinds of hidden treasures for you to check out while you’re here. Airboat Adventures is one of those treasures, and they want to invite you to take a swamp tour with them. A massive airboat riding through the water creating a great feeling in the sunshine as you get to sample all kinds of wildlife and pass through the links on an in your face food chain.
Airboat Adventures has great captains who promote great history of the land and the highest level of safety and caution you can find. You and your family are in the best hands at Airboat Adventures, so call or go online and check out their schedules and boat sizes so you can see just how many people you can fit! New Orleans has so many things to pack a weekend with you’ll never get bored, come check out this awesome festival and Airboat Adventures!