January Events in New Orleans
Things to do around town this month
January 2, 2017: Allstate Sugar Bowl (ADMISSION)
One of the greatest college football traditions takes place in New Orleans every year when the Sugar Bowl, the second oldest bowl game in the country, comes to town. As per tradition, this year’s AllState Sugar Bowl will host the SEC champion (unless otherwise involved in a national championship game) and another highly ranked opponent.
January 6-8, 2017: New Orleans Comic Con (ADMISSION)
Where pop culture comes to life! Visit http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/neworleans for more information and to purchase tickets.
January 6, 2017: Twelfth Night / Joan of Ark Parade (FREE)
Also called the Feast of the Epiphany or King's Day or simply Twelfth Night, January 6th is the official end of the Christmas season and the beginning of the Mardi Gras season. Start off the Carnival season with the Joan of Ark parade in the French Quarter.
January 29, 2017: King Cake Festival (FREE)
Nothing says that Mardi Gras is here quite like the purple, green, and gold King Cake dessert. At King Cake Festival, over a dozen local shops offer samples of their King Cakes, so you can try every variety. The festival also features food trucks, live music, and drinks. At the end of it all, vote for your favorite dessert!