If you are searching for something fun to do with your family this year for Easter and Spring Break, our New Orleans injury law firm has gathered a few ideas for you.
2018 Easter Egg Hunts and Parades in New Orleans
The NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival is being held on March 24 from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. The garden is next to the New Orleans Museum of Art. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members if ordered in advance. Children under 2 years of age are free. The admission price includes all activities, refreshments, and entertainment, including egg hunts, petting zoo, face painting, spacewalks, and more.
Egg Scramble at City Park will be held on March 24 and 25. Tickets are $10 per person or $5 for members of the Friends of City Park (babies under 1 year are free). Baskets will be provided the day of the event to hold the eggs your children find during the hunt (over 36,000 eggs will be available for the hunt). In addition to the egg hunt, kids can enjoy visiting with the Easter Bunny, getting their face painted, and more.
Easter Parades will be held on April 1 in the French Quarter. The Historic French Quarter Easter Parade is scheduled to begin at 9:45 am and continue until 11:00 am. The parade route begins at Antoine’s Restaurant and ends at the St. Louis Cathedral for mass. The 35th Annual Chris Owens French Quarter Easter Parade will begin at 1:00 pm and continue until 3:00 pm. The Chris Owens parade is a New Orleans tradition you do not want to miss — Easter trinkets, colorful floats, beads, and marching bands are just a few of the things that attract people to this Easter parade.
The above events are just a few of the Easter events in New Orleans in 2018. For more events, visit the Marconi Kid’s website for New Orleans.
2018 Spring Break Fun for the Entire Family Near New Orleans
Louisiana State Parks – Louisiana State Parks offer affordable adventures for kids of all ages. From paddling through a bayou to picnicking and camping, you can make family memories to last a lifetime at a state park.
Audubon Nature Institute — Find four attractions in one at the Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans. Watch a movie at the Entergy IMAX Theatre, see interesting animals at the Audubon Zoo, check out the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and see a variety of marine life at the Audubon Aquarium.
USS KIDD & Veterans Memorial — Just an hour and a half from New Orleans in Baton Rouge, you can explore the “Pirate of the Pacific.” The Navy destroyer operated during World War II and now offers an interesting look at military aircraft and artifacts related to the war and the Navy. If you have friends or family that want to make the trip, you might want to camp overnight aboard the USS KIDD.
Global Wildlife Center — Just a little over an hour away from New Orleans in Folsom, you can see exotic, threatened, and endangered wildlife roaming free throughout the Global Wildlife Center. Get a close-up view of kangaroos, giraffes, zebras, and more animals during your guided tour of the 900-acre center.
Cajun Encounters Swamp Tours — A short ride from New Orleans in Slidell, you can take a tour of Louisiana’s marshlands and swamps. Kids love this adventure into the natural environments of some of Louisiana’s most interesting wildlife specimens.
New Orleans Injury Attorneys
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