May 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards
Are you ready for a four-day, women-only weekend in a festive, culturally-rich city that never sleeps? If you answered yes then get ready for New Orleans FestiGals: June 11-14, 2015!
FestiGals is a New Orleans girlfriend getaway like no other. A festival created by women for women, FestiGals is a four-day weekend dedicated to celebrating fashion, food, friendship, giving back to the community, and – of course – women!
This year’s theme is “Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Journeys” and will provide a number of cocktail parties, tastings, seminars, luncheons, competitions, and more, all centered around New Orleans’ famous French Quarter.
FestiGals organizers call their event “The Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway” and “A Party with a Purpose” – here are some 2015 FestiGals schedule highlights to let you see why:
Thursday, June 11:
Welcome Cocktail Reception at a private French Quarter penthouse
Friday, June 12 – FestiGals Empowerment Day:
”Heels on the Ground: Women Who created a Storm of Change After Katrina” Continental Breakfast featuring Anne Milling, Denise Thornton, and Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell
Power Luncheon with Daily Success Expert Dayna Steele
Sip & Shop Evening of demos, cocktails and tastings with over 30 local vendors
Dinner Demo at Southern Food and Beverage Museum with Harriet Robin and Anne Leonhard
Saturday, June 13:
“Get to Know your Girls” Breakfast with Dr. Veronica Gillespie, OBG/YN
Bloody Mary Mixer
Bodacious Bras for a Cause Luncheon & Auction featuring Christine Clifford
NOLA Insider’s View Private Home Tour
Stiletto Stroll Pre-party and Second-Line Parade with an After-Glow Party at Masquerade at Harrah’s Casino with music and cocktails
Sunday, June 14:
Hangover Hospital refresh and regenerate
Saints & Sinners Brunch at Muriel’s Restaurant with Vatican Lokey and Tara Truby
And that’s just barely scratching the surface of the 2015 FestiGal festivities! FestiGals offers events with food and libations throughout the weekend as well as optional tours and activities designed to make your New Orleans girlfriend getaway weekend the best it can possibly be – don’t miss out!
June 11-14, 2015
For a full schedule, tickets, and package options, be sure to visit: www.festigals.org
New Orleans FestiGals Lodging
Make your ladies weekend out to New Orleans even better with a stay at a locally owned and operated New Orleans bed and breakfast inn! You’ll get no better taste of the true New Orleans experience from any other accommodations – and what accommodations! New Orleans bed and breakfast inns boast locally knowledgeable concierge services, lush amenities, true Southern hospitality and often hot, home-cooked breakfasts served to you in historic homes – try getting those kinds of perks at a hotel or motel …