New Orleans September 2020 Events

Eat and Drink Your Way Through New Orleans This September!

Average temperature low and high: 72°-88°

September in New Orleans is when the humidity and temperatures finally start to lower, making it a great time to visit. Eat your way through the city during Restaurant Week, where over 50 top restaurants have menus that offer 25% off of regular prices. You can also opt to drink your way through the city. Check out Martini Madness, a fundraiser for City Park, or NOLA on TAP, a beer festival and fundraiser for the Louisiana SPCA that features over 400 beers.

September Event Calendar

Downriver Festival

Date to be confirmed
Downriver Festival

This festival celebrates the importance and impact of the Mississippi River. Like most New Orleans festivals, this one will feature food, drinks, and music. There will also be live cooking demonstrations, educational activities, and a kid’s area. Held at the Jazz Museum, you get to enjoy this festival with a beautiful view of the Mississippi River.

New Orleans Restaurant Week

Date to be confirmed
City Wide MAP
New Orleans Restaurant Week

For the 10th 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 for $20 or less, and 3-course dinners and brunches for $39 or less! 

National Fried Chicken Fest

Date to be confirmed
Woldenberg Park MAP
National Fried Chicken Fest

Try fried chicken in more ways than you can imagine at the National Fried Chicken Fest! This an outdoor, 2-day festival with over 35 restaurants participating. There will be live music, cooking competitions, and a chicken eating contest. Entrance is free to the festival.

Martini Madness

Date to be confirmed
Martini Madness

Martini Madness is an event to raise funds for City Park, a 1300-acre outdoor oasis that’s been apart of New Orleans since 1850. Choose from 25 specialty martinis and bites from over 35 restaurants. The fundraiser will also feature a raffle, a photo booth, and a DJ. General admission tickets are $75.

NOLA on Tap

Date to be confirmed
New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds MAP
NOLA on Tap

Don’t miss out on one of the largest beer fests: NOLA on Tap! There will be a lot of beer, food, and live music at this event, and over 25,000 people attend. Admission to the festival is $5, but drink tickets are required for the beer tasting. Individual drink ticket prices are $1 each, or you can purchase the Brewmaster Package for $50, which includes 40 drink tickets and a festival shirt. 21+ only to purchase drink tickets.

Things to Do in New Orleans in September

New Orleans Concerts in September

  • 09/04/2020 Dave Chappelle & Joe Rogan Smoothie King Center Buy Tickets
  • 09/10/2020 Doyle The Parish At House Of Blues Buy Tickets
  • 09/11/2020 Fate Destroyed The Parish At House Of Blues Buy Tickets
  • 09/15/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/16/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/17/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/18/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/19/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/19/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/20/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/20/2020 Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/20/2020 Mayday Parade The Joy Theater Buy Tickets
  • 09/22/2020 Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde & Ray Fulcher Smoothie King Center Buy Tickets
  • 09/24/2020 Best Coast & Mannequin Pussy The Republic - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/24/2020 Best Coast The Republic - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 09/25/2020 John Mark McMillan The Parish At House Of Blues Buy Tickets
  • 09/26/2020 Coheed and Cambria The Fillmore - New Orleans Buy Tickets

Upcoming Nightclub Events

Thu, Sep 24 at Republic NOLA Best Coast