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The Big Easy’s Best Bets

From Jazz Fest to Jackson Square, you can count on us for insider intel on the best the Big Easy has to offer. Check back monthly for details on our favorite festivals, fairs, and all-round attractions.

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    A Cozy Evening In

    August 10

    Who doesn’t love spending a cozy evening relaxing indoors after a long day of work or play? Here at Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, we make it easy to unwind.

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    Old Time New Orleans

    May 04

    While World War II history abounds at the nearby museum, the city of New Orleans has a long and varied history that spans centuries. It's worth digging into before future trips.

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    The Big Easy Celebrates the Luck of the Irish

    March 02

    Mardi Gras may be over, but here in New Orleans, the party never truly stops. If you’re in the mood for another outstanding parade or two, you must check out the St. Patrick's Day festivities all across the Big Easy.

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    Mardi Gras: The Holiday Synonymous with New Orleans

    February 03

    Carnival season is in full swing here in New Orleans, and as we approach Mardi Gras, which falls on February 25th this year, the festivities grow ever more elaborate. Here are three of the largest and most popular parades you can catch in the run, up to the 25th:

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    The Ogden Museum of Southern Art

    January 06

    One of our favorite New Orleans art museums, located mere steps from our hotel, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art testifies to the eclectic cultural traditions that have come together since the early 18th-century to make the American South such a potent incubator of creativity.

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    Christmas Magic in New Orleans

    December 02

    Throughout the month of December, the holiday spirit abounds here in New Orleans. Though the full scope of festivities is impossible to capture in one list, here are three family-friendly favorites sure to inspire Yuletide cheer:

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    Remembering our Namesake... over Brunch

    November 01

    The month of November brings Veterans Day, when the WWII offers free admission to all. In addition to a number of fascinating film screenings, you may also have the opportunity to get to know our namesake: Andrew Higgins.

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    Keeping the Story Alive: Higgins Spotlights A Bygone Era

    October 01

    As the Warehouse District’s newest upscale hotel, you would think that the Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, Curio Collection by Hilton would highlight the sparse, futuristic atmosphere contemporary hotels favor nowadays. 

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    The SoHo of the South

    September 02

    No visit to New Orleans is complete without a deep dive into the historic and picturesque neighborhood surrounding the Higgins Hotel. 

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