All the Best Things to do in New Orleans this February

 

 

This month may be short, but the list of events to attend in NOLA surely is not. Read on for our favorite things to eat, drink, see and do in February!

Saturday, February 1

Onesie Bar Crawl New Orleans

Love going out, but tired of dressing up every time?  Good news for you, now you bar hop in your onesie PJs! With live entertainment and no cover charges, you will be in store for one comfy night! (Better Bar Crawls // 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. // $5-$20 ) 

Sunday, February 2

Comedy Mosh Pit 

If you love having a good laugh, try out the Comedy Mosh Pit for standup comedy and storytelling. This comedy club is known for their alternative style of standup, and even gives new-comers a chance to perform! (Comedy Most Pit // 8 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Monday, February 3

New Orleans Intoxicating Adventure: Booze, History, Paranormal, Mystery, and Voodoo 

Walk and drink your way through the spookiest parts of New Orleans. Your tour guide will bring you to some of the most historic, yet scariest, sights in the French Quarter. Throughout your tour you will pass over 200 bars while discussing the  paranormal and voodoo rituals. (1200 Decatur Street// Various Times // $30) 

Tuesday, February 4 

Scandalous Cocktail Hour Tour 

Enjoy a cocktail while discussing New Orleans scandalous past and present. From New Orleans infamous connection to organized crime to some of the most famous Jazz locations, you’ll be in for quite the ride. (meet at Pat O’Brien’s // 4:40-6:30 p.m. // $0-$18) 

Wednesday, February 5

Spirits with a Sense of Place

Take a step away from the bar life and step into one of the best distilleries in New Orleans. Tour the production area at the Seven Three Distillery, where you will learn about the history of distillation in New Orleans and sample some of their finer products (Seven Three Distillery // 4:40-5:15 p.m. // $15)

Thursday, February 6

Comedy F#@k Yeah 

Join CFY’s Comedy showcase at the The Dragons Den for the best local comedy and for a possible celebrity drop in! Enjoy your fun filled evening with $5 drink specials and tasty grub from the restaurant downstairs.  (The Dragon’s Den // 8:30 p.m. // FREE to attend)

Friday, February 7 

Celine Dion: Courage World Tour 

Join fans at the Smoothie King Center to see Celine Dion embark on her first world tour in over a decade! With her strong vocals and performance skills, this will be one event you will not want to miss. (Smoothie King Center // 8 p.m.// Various prices)  

Maruda 

Get your punk on! Enjoy a live performance from alternative punk performer Maruda in a bar setting.  (BASSIK & Republic NOLA Present // 11 p.m. // $15-$28) 

Saturday, February 8 

Mama Honey’s Drag Brunch

Change up your brunch style with Mama Honey’s Drag Brunch! Not only will you enjoy some top notch entertainment, but also an affordable brunch with you and your friends. (Vanessa Carr // 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Sunday, February 9 

Mimosa Crawl 

Trade in your average afternoon for an elegant mimosa crawl. Enjoy discounted drinks at multiple venues. When the crawl is over you won’t be going home empty handed, make sure to grab your free SWAG on your way out! (Bar Crawl Unlimited – first location TBA// 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. // $20-$109) 

Monday, February 10 

New Orleans Super Jam 

Join a community that loves to grow in music and creativity. Discovery new musicians and band in a fun filled environment. (Gene Harding Music // 9 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Tuesday, February 11 

Portside Comedy 

Discovery new and local comics at the Portside Lounge. Try one of their infamous Caribbean drinks and cuisine from pop-up chefs while enjoying a night filled with laughter. A cool thing about Portside is that they are animal friendly, so bring your dog! (Portside Lounge // 8 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Wednesday, February 12

Karaoke at Ugly Dog Saloon

If you want to showcase your vocal talent somewhere besides the shower, than Ugly Dog Saloon Karaoke night is perfect for you! Sing along to some of the greatest hits from previous decades, choosing from a list of over 35,000 songs. (Ugly Dog Saloon // 11:30 p.m. // FREE to attend)

Thursday, February 13

And the Ball and All

Help celebrate the 25th anniversary of “And the Ball and All” and come see some of the best male actors of New Orleans don some questionable wigs and low rise heels. If you are looking for a fun filled night, this comedy play is a good suit for you. (Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts // 7:30 p.m. // $33)

Friday, February 14 

Friday Free For All 

ATTENTION LADIES! Enjoy 4-5 free glasses on wine with friends in a relaxing and elegant atmosphere. With no reservation required, this event is a no brainer .(Swirl Wine Bar // 6 p.m. // FREE to attend)

Krewe of Cork Parade: Bourbon Street Balcony Celebration on Valentine’s Day

Celebrate the love of wine and food rather than romantic love this Valentines Day! This parade marches in honor of wine venues and distributors through New Orleans, celebrating toasts at specific venues and continuing the party down at the King and Queen Libation Ball. Look out for the wine police! Any empty drink will be “served and poured” with wines of the day. (Mardi Gras New Orleans // 3 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Saturday, February 15

Silent Party New Orleans: R&B Lovers and Friends Valentine’s Edition

Don your best dance moves with a silent dance party. Boogie on the dance floor with different styles of music from your headphones. With two DJs and a ton of stations to choose from, be ready to bust a move. (Millennium Age // 10:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. // $8-$185)

Sunday, February 16 

The Haunted Crawl 

Enjoy a booze filled night at some of the creepiest sites in the French Quarter. Besides hearing scary stories, you will also get the chance to see celebrity residencies and visit the place where pirates would stop for a pint of rum! (Crawl New Orleans – first location TBA // 8 p.m. // $25)

Monday February 17 

Explore the Flavors of the French Quarter

Expand your palate with some of the best cuisine in the French Quarter. Experience the rich culinary history of New Orleans and try different food staples at multiple restaurants. Don’t worry about getting too full,  this three hour walking tour will definitely have you working up an appetite. (739 Iberville St // 11 a.m. // $49)

Wednesday, February 19 

Party-Gras at Tacos & Beer New Orleans

Celebrate this Mardi Gras season with this exclusive VIP access to unlimited food and drink specials. Planning on going out? No worries! You’re allowed to reenter with a wrist ban given to you at the door. (Tacos & Beer // 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. // $20-$40)

Thursday, February 20 

New Orleans Five in One Extravaganza Tour of the Famous French Quarter

Explore New Orleans with a guided walking tour. Explore the best of the French Quarter and visit local sweet spots! Included on this tour is a history of film locations for some of the most famous movies made in American cinema. (New Orleans Tour – 1200 Decatur Street // Various times // $30) 

Friday, February 21

Classic New Orleans Cocktails

Learn how to shake and stir with this 2 hour class. In this master class you will learn how to create some of the coolest drinks, such as Sazerac, Ramos Gin Fizz, and the original Hurricane. Who can have a drink without a meal? As a part of your class, a small lunch will be served. (New Orleans Drink Lab // 7 p.m.  // $65) 

Sunday, February 22 

NOLA Brew Bash Round 5

Dive into this brew bash with 350lbs of crawfish and an open bar at Nola Brewery. You can enjoy your meal and drink with live music. (NOLA Brewing Tap Room // 3-7 p.m. // $60) 

Tuesday, February 25 

Pelicans vs Lakers French Quarter New Orleans Viewing

Experience the game with surround speakers and huge TV screens. Enjoy the game with food, drink, and friendly service. (The American Sports Saloon // 7 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Thursday, February 27 

French Quarter VIP Pub Crawl 

Party at one of the most exclusive gatherings in New Orleans while enjoying a drink at four different bars on the way there. Just like the parties, bars run 24 hours! (Pub Crawl New Orleans – starting location TBA // 8 p.m. // $22)

Friday, February 28 

I’m Listening 

Try a comedy show with a slight twist. Hosted by Dr. Dr. Isaac Kozell and Dr. Andrew Healan, this comedy club does stand up with hilarious pop psychoanalysis. (Defense Mechanism Records // 9 p.m. // FREE to attend) 

Saturday, February 29 

Drag Show 

Enjoy an evening meal with some fun entertainment! This show offers some great deals on drinks, such as 2for1’s and an amazing happy hour from 5-7pm. (DLISH Dining // 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. // Various prices) 

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