New Orleans Daiquiri Festival to be held Saturday

Celebrate your new New Orleans home with a frozen daiquiri tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 17) in the Marigny.

The 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival is from noon to 9 p.m. at the Michalopoulos Studio, 527 Elysian Fields Avenue at Chartres (map).

The event focuses on frozen daiquiris and will have at least six different varieties for sale. Plus, the fest has music and food.

Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door.

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(via http://www.neworleansdaiquirifestival.com/)

Live Performances by:

New Orleans’ Legendary Bounce Icon: Sissy Nobby

New Orleans’ Multi-Award Winning Brass Band: The Stooges Brass Band

New Orleans’ Rowdiest Up-&-Coming Original Rhythm & Blues Band: Mississippi Rail Company

Pop-Up DJ Sets From Some of New Orleans’ Best Dance Parties including:

Mod Dance Party, Alligator Chomp Chomp, Heatwave, The Birthday Party, Hotbox and More.

Soul Food & BBQ from:

New Orleans’ most popular pop-up: We’ve Got Soul

New Orleans’ Pulled-Pork Kings: Squeal Bar-B-Q

• The Return of The Who Daiq? Flava Girls:

Miss Jungle Juice, Miss Pina Colada, Miss VooDoo, Miss Soulja Slim, & Miss White Russian

• The Best Frozen Craft Daiquiris in New Orleans:

6 Craft Daiqs made with Old New Orleans Rum and fresh juices, available at 3 on-site Daiquiri Shops, one of which is The Old New Orleans Rum Runner: a mobile craft and draught cocktail bar on wheels!

• Several of the Craft Daiquiris will feature a Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock and Rye Float.

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