New Orleans Daiquiri Festival postponed until Aug. 24

The New Orleans Daiquiri Festival has been postponed until next Saturday (Aug. 24).

The event was supposed to be held today from noon to 9 p.m. but the organizers posted on their Facebook page that a permitting snafu delayed the event.

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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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Advice for having the best Bacchanal Wine experience

We had our first experience at Bacchanal Wine  last week through our latest #NewinNOLA meet-up. We had the perfect weather to sit outside under the trees, drink wine, eat cheese and meet new people.

photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA

photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA

Plus, we got to mark another restaurant off of’s list of 38 Essential New Orleans restaurants that we’ve visited.

Hope you are able to join us for our next meet-up and eat-up. Our gatherings are geared toward new residents, but we welcome everyone. We’ll post details soon about our next gathering.

We had several people give us tips before we went to Bacchanal and we learned some more while we were there. If you have more advice, we’re all ears. Leave us a comment.

Tips for getting the most out of Bacchanal Wine:

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New Orleans neighborhood map

This neighborhood map of New Orleans has been tremendously helpful. Where is Mid-City? Bywater? Uptown?

This map has the answers. Via

New Orleans neighborhood map via

New Orleans neighborhood map via

Storyville Apparel has a more detailed map. And, you can buy the T-shirt version of this map via Storyville.

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