Oktoberfest and Halloween in the Big Easy

Ahhhhh, October! Mardi Gras happens in February, but the festival season starts to really take off in early fall. The weather has cooled off to a lovely 80 degree average, so outdoor festivals are comfortable. We eagerly await two big … Continue reading

Mardi Gras 2015 – Let the Good Times Roll!

It’s time again for all the frolicking fun of the carnival festival season in New Orleans! Although Mardi Gras isn’t actually until Tuesday, February 17th, you can see parades starting as early as January 31st! The first New Orleans parade … Continue reading

New Orleans Parade List for Mardi Gras 2014 – February 15th – February 23rd

The carnival season officially started on January 6th with the Joan d’Arc parade, but the action really heats up in New Orleans on February 15th. Here is a list of the parades for 2014: February 15th: Krewe du Vieux rolls … Continue reading

Continue the NOLA Tradition: Celebration in the Oaks in 2013

Get in the Holiday spirit during your stay at 1896 O’Malley House Bed & Breakfast with a visit to the Celebration in the Oaks in City Park from November 29, 2013 to January 4, 2014.  Hundreds of thousands of white lights … Continue reading

The Haunted Mortuary of New Orleans: Halloween 2013

New Orleans is a remarkable city with spirit!  Thanks to the local history and legends you’ll find that New Orleans also contains remarkable “spirits.” What better time, than Halloween, to check out New Orleans’ haunted past? How about a haunted … Continue reading