New Orleans June 2022

New Orleans June 2022 Events

New Orleans June 2022 Events

Enjoy Hotel Deals and Summer Fun in New Orleans Post-Pandemic

Average temperature low and high: 74°-91°
June in New Orleans is when things finally start to heat up, but don't let the warmer weather interfere with all of the fun you can have. In fact, hotel deals tend to be cheaper around this time, and with COVID restrictions continuing to ease and the city returning to its lively party status, expect lots of options for indoor fun to keep cool.

June Event Calendar

The Overlook Film Festival

The Overlook Film Festival

Horror movie lovers won't want to miss out on the Overlook Film Festival, here in one of the most haunted cities in the country.  Named after the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining, the event allows guests to watch incredible horror movies from both new and established creators and meet new people with similar interests.  Passes start at $129 and can be purchased here.

Curry With a Flavor Festival

Curry With a Flavor Festival

This festival is coming to New Orleans for the second time, so don't miss out on the excitement. Curry With a Flavor Festival is setting out to celebrate one of the thing's New Orleans is most famous for: food. Make sure you experience this event that will be an explosive mix of cultures and flavors.  

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

Who doesn't love food & wine? Well, thousands of wine and food lovers join the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience every year; this will be the event’s 30th year. This event includes the best food restaurants in New Orleans along with craft beers made by experts from all over the world. Over 250 wineries are offered during this week-long festival and several deals to enjoy both outdoor and indoor events. This is event is only for ages 21 and over. Tasting, connoisseur, and VIP packages range from $215-$955.

Creole Tomato Festival

Creole Tomato Festival

Head down to the French Market, the nation’s oldest marketplace, for the annual Creole Tomato Festival! This festival is free and open to the public.

New Orleans Restaurant Week

New Orleans Restaurant Week

For the 11th year in a row, Louisiana Restaurant Association and New Orleans & Company present New Orleans Restaurant Week, an opportunity to eat your way through the city at a discounted price! The city’s best restaurants will serve enjoyable and memorable meals such as 2-course lunches, and 3-course dinners and brunches. 

Friends' Fest

Friends\' Fest

City Park in New Orleans is a 1,300-acre utopia filled with beautiful greenery, museums, an amusement park, a serene lake, and more. Park organizers rely on membership fees and donations for park upkeep and will host their annual Friends' Fest to show their appreciation to members. The event will feature crafts and activities, interactive experiences, rides at the amusement park, and complimentary food and beverages, along with additional options available. The theme is the 1960s, so come dressed in your best costume. A City Park membership fee is $75; registration is open online. 

Essence Music Festival

Essence Music Festival

After two years of going virtual, Essence Music Festival returns live for its 27th anniversary to bring a weekend of live music, lectures, celebrity Q and As, vendors, and more. Enjoy various events throughout the city of New Orleans during the day and then head to the Convention Center each night to see performances from top hip-hop, soul, and r&b artists. Tickets, the full lineup, and a schedule of events will be available online. 

Oyster Festival

Oyster Festival

This two-day weekend festival is aimed to create awareness of eating Louisiana Gulf. The primary objective of the Oyster Festival is fundraising for the restoration of Louisiana Coastal Area. The event will include delicious delights and flavors from famous New Orleans restaurants – while the craft beverages will complement the delicious bites.

New Orleans Events in June

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming events

Fri, Jun 03 at Republic NOLA Shades
Sat, Jun 04 at Republic NOLA Axeman's Ball
Sat, Jun 04 at Republic NOLA Oddprophet
Fri, Jun 10 at Republic NOLA Funtcase
Sat, Jun 11 at Metropolitan RL GRIME- Live at the Metropolitan- New Orleans
Sat, Jun 11 at Republic NOLA Terror Reid: On Da Cut Tour
Things to do in New Orleans

Things to Do in New Orleans in June

Visit The National WWII Museum

Visit The National WWII Museum
With summer making it difficult to stay outdoors for too long of a time, visiting The National WWII Museum is a perfect pastime to get your mind off the heat! Located just a mile away from the French Quarter, this museum has been designated as America’s official WWII museum. It’s full of images and artifacts that encompass the American spirit and bravery of our veterans. Prices are $28 for adults, but if you bring your college ID or military ID, you’ll get a $10 discount. WWII veterans get in for free.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
You can find 15,000 sea creatures at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and it’s one of a kind in the nation. They have a seahorse gallery and a shark touch pool, so you could get a chance to pet a baby shark. They also have a collection of rare and endangered species, like white alligators. It’s best to plan a couple of hours to spend here, and there’s a cafe that offers food and drinks to keep you energized. They’re open at 10 a.m., Tuesday until Sunday only. Tickets start at $29.95 for adults, but if you order online, you can save $3.