Cheap Thrills 2012

Gambit's guide to the best in free (or cheap) summer entertainment: music, movies, dining, festivals, walking tours, shopping … and a guide to local dollar stores


Being broke isn’t a crime — but living like you’re broke? child, please.

Sure, everyone knows the obvious cheap thrills around New Orleans — from riding the Algiers Ferry to hitting up the local festivals (and picking up a free issue of Gambit). For our second annual Cheap Thrills issue, we found some unique ways to pinch pennies around town this summer.

Touring New Orleans ... on the cheap

7 Days and 7 Nights ... on the cheap

Eating Out ... on the cheap

Shopping the Best Outlets ... on the cheap

Where to Hear Live Music ... on the cheap

Your Guide to Local Dollar Stores ... on the cheap

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