New Orleans Wine
& Food Experience
Thu.-Sun. May 25-28 | Vintners open more than 1,000 wines and there's food from local restaurants at events including multi-course wine dinners, a Grand Tasting at Mardi Gras World on Saturday, the Royal Street Stroll block party Friday night and The Big Gateaux pastry competition and burlesque show. Visit www.nowfe.com for schedule and tickets.
New Orleans Greek Festival
Fri.-Sun. May 26-28 | The annual festival features Greek music, food, dancing and a market on the grounds of the Hellenic Cultural Center on the banks of Bayou St. John. There also are activities including a climbing wall, canoeing on the bayou, a toga contest, a run/walk and tours of Holy Trinity Cathedral.