New Orleans November 2021 Events

New Orleans November 2021 Events

Check Out the Culinary and Cultural Experiences New Orleans has to Offer in November!

Average temperature low and high: 53°-72° 
With the city starting to light up for the holiday season, November is a perfect month to visit New Orleans. Many restaurants even have Thanksgiving deals and specials! Fall festival season is still in full swing with annual favorites like the Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, along with lots of other cool events to experience like Fête des Fromages and Bayou Bacchanal, the city’s version of Caribbean Carnival.    

November Event Calendar

Bayou Bacchanal Carnival

Bayou Bacchanal Carnival

Don’t miss your chance to celebrate at the original carnival celebration of NOLA, with the Bayou Bacchanal Carnival! Enjoy all things Caribbean, with the food, drinks, and music filled with Carribean culture. The celebration kicks off with an all-white attire on Friday, and you can decorate your attire with your country’s flags! Saturday will include a parade, and the festival will end with a party. The parade is free, but tickets for the parties and the festival will vary from $15 to $20.

Boudin, Bourbon, and Beer

Boudin, Bourbon, and Beer

Treat your tastebuds to some of the best food and drinks that the city has to offer with the Boudin, Bourbon, and Beer event. There will more than 50 chefs on site and master cocktail mixers. This event is 21+ only. Ticket prices start at $135.

Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

You haven’t tasted sub sandwiches quite like how they make them in New Orleans—”po-boys” are a New Orleans staple. The festival will include a lots of po-boys to taste, as well as live music and arts to enjoy. This event is free and open to the public.

F?te des Fromages

F?te des Fromages

Calling all cheese-lovers! New Orleans is hosting Féte des Fromages and featuring more than 150 cheeses at the event. There’ll be unlimited cheese tasting and you can enjoy it with wine, beer, and cocktails on the side. There will also be live music and local chefs participating in the cheese-cutting competition. Prices will range between $30 to $250 for general admission passes and VIP passes.

Trem? Creole Gumbo Festival

Trem? Creole Gumbo Festival

It doesn’t get more “New Orleans” than brass bands and gumbo! Celebrate the NOLA heritage at the Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival. There will be live brass band performances and some of the best gumbo dishes you will ever find in the world. There will also be local artists selling their crafts. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday at the Square Concert Series

Wednesday at the Square Concert Series

This free concert series features some well-known artists coming from all over the United States. Participants will get to witness a big performance stage, bands with indigenous music style, i.e., rock, jazz, swamp pop, etc. Also, the delicious bites and beverages at food stalls complement the sound of New Orleans. Note that outside food is prohibited.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Head out to Mid City to celebrate New Orleans’ German history at Oktoberfest. For four weekends, you can experience and enjoy authentic German food, rare beer, and live music. Admission is $8 and free for children under 12.

Greek Fest

Greek Fest

Though Greek Fest reflects the Greek culture and traditions, it is an ideal place for foodies. This three-day outdoor and indoor event features Greek music, entertainment, and special Greek food. There will also be coffee stalls and delicious wine tastings. This fest is available to all ages, with colorful crafts, a playing area, and activities for kids. Opa!

New Orleans Events in November

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Sun, Nov 07 at Republic NOLA Alex G
Tue, Nov 09 at Republic NOLA An Evening with Goose [SOLD OUT]
Thu, Nov 11 at Republic NOLA Atreyu: The Baptize Tour
Sat, Nov 13 at Republic NOLA Riot Ten
Fri, Nov 19 at Metropolitan MEDUZA - Live at the Metropolitan - November 19, 2021
Sat, Nov 20 at Metropolitan FLOSSTRADAMUS - The Metropolitan - November 20th, 2021
Mon, Nov 22 at Republic NOLA Caroline Polachek
Wed, Nov 24 at Republic NOLA Kai Wachi