Spend Summer in Downtown NOLA!

Summer is officially here! Enjoy family-friendly fun right here in Downtown NOLA! 

Here’s just a few things to check out.

Duncan Plaza
We invite the community to enjoy a day at the park by having a picnic with our colorful bistro sets, bringing the pup to our off-leash dog park, and enjoying a green-space in the heart of a thriving Downtown. Duncan Plaza is located in front of City Hall at 343 Loyola Ave.

Amorino Gelateria
After a great day of shopping, head to historic Canal St. and cool down at New Orleans’ newest European-style gelateria, Amorino, located at 637 Canal St.

Auction House Market
Head over to the Auction House Market’s lower level for a sleekly-designed, multi-vendor food hall with ten chef-driven concepts. Sip on coffee or a cocktail, and enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the new eatery.

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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Head over to The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas to experience giant sea turtles, sharks, penguins, and other spectacular animals of the deep. While you’re there, make sure to enjoy a show at the Entergy Giant Screen Theater.

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Canal Place
Check out Canal Place at the foot of Canal St. where you will find a mix of luxury and specialty retail including: Saks Fifth Avenue, Louis Vuitton, and Lululemon Athletica. After shopping, head over to the Audubon Insectarium to discover the science of bugs!

Click here for more information on Canal Place.

The Contemporary Arts Center
Head over to the Contemporary Arts Center for an opportunity to check out modern art from some of New Orleans’ best artists. Be sure to enroll your kids in the CAC Summer Arts Camp to ignite their creativity through art and creativity.

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Downton Theaters
Catch a show, concert or movie at one of the several theaters in Downtown NOLA, including: The Saenger, The Fillmore, The Civic, The Joy, and The Orpheum!

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art and is recognized for its original exhibitions, public events and educational programs.

Click here to check out their summer exhibitions on view now!

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk provides a great opportunity to spend a day in Downtown NOLA! Check out their shops and then head over to Spanish Plaza to enjoy a close-up view of the Mighty Mississippi River as it bends its way through New Orleans.

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The Pythian Market
The Pythian Market in Downtown NOLA offers a variety of food options as well as a bar and rotating pop-up vendors! Check them our for weekly specials and happy hours!

The WWII Museum
Learn about World War II at one of the highest ranked museums in the World! The National WWII Museum features immersive exhibits, multimedia experiences, and an expansive collection of artifacts and first-person oral histories.

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