The 2012 Oktoberfest in Kenner will indeed be wonderful! Join the festivities on the west side of New Orlean’s metropolitan area.
If you’re planning ahead for an early October stay at one of our fine New Orleans B&Bs, check out the annual German festival and a stylish street party for art lovers…
2012 Oktoberfest in New Orleans
This year, Oktoberfest will be celebrated for three consecutive weekends (Friday & Saturday): October 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27. Festivities will be centered at Rivertown 415 Williams Boulevard in Kenner, located on the west side of the New Orleans metro area. This family-friendly tradition features authentic German food, drink and music. Grab your beer stein and fill it with good German beer again and again. Enjoy brats, kraut, weiners and other favorites of German cuisine. And yes, there will be tubas, polka and ladies in lovely dirndls! Visit DeautschesHaus.org (http://deutscheshaus.org/) for more information and full calendar.
Art for Art’s Sake ~ Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012
The rich cultural heritage of New Orleans includes numerous galleries and museums. Every year, Art for Art’s Sakes attracts art lovers from near and far to gather in New Orleans’ historic Warehouse Arts District. See for yourself and browse
Live music and fine art bring together art lovers at New Orleans’ Art for Art’s Sake on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
the galleries and shops along the streets of Julia and Magazine. Art of every kind is showcased and on sale, from fine contemporary sculptures and paintings, to classic photography and woodcrafts. Many of the galleries also have cash bars nearby as well as many fine restaurants.
The Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans at 900 Camp Street will be open 6 pm to midnight with new exhibits and live music. Their opening reception and party is well worth the $10 admission (free for CAC members).
Put on your good walking shoes and fancy clothes. It’ll be a night to remember! For more information, visit CACNO.org.
The B&Bs of New Orleans have just the right accommodations close to both of these great cultural events. Book one of our New Orleans bed and breakfast inns today and you’ll be ready to polka, enjoy the arts and then come home to the finest New Orleans hospitality.