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Best Things to Do in New Orleans this Weekend

15:00 November 22, 2022
By: Tiara Perrie

What to Do this November 25th Weekend in New Orleans

Shenanigan's Bird Bash

This Thanksgiving, Shenanigans is hosting their 6th annual Bird Bash Block Party. Starting on Wednesday, November 23 through Saturday, November 26, the local cocktail bar is presenting four consecutive days of live music in Metairie. This year's incredible lineup includes artists such as Kings of Neon, DJ Berns, Cowboy Mouth, and more. Tickets can be purchased at the door at 4612 Quincy St.

Celebration in the Oaks

The beloved New Orleans tradition, Celebration in the Oaks, is being held in City Park this year from November 24 through January 1. Since the 1980s, this impressive light festival has served as City Park's largest annual fundraiser and a holiday staple for many New Orleans' residents. Ticket proceeds go towards the maintenance, care, and beautification of New Orleans' most renowned park. Tickets for both the walking and driving show can be purchased directly on the Celebration in the Oaks website.

PJ Morton at Fillmore

The Grammy-award winning musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer PJ Morton is performing at the Fillmore New Orleans on Friday, November 25. The New Orleans native has worked as one of the keyboardists for the global pop rock band Maroon 5 since 2012. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $35 - $82.

Bayou Classic

The famous Bayou Classic game is back in New Orleans this year on Saturday, November 26 at the Caesar's Superdome. The historic game between the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern University Jaguars has served as an exciting opportunity for the people of New Orleans to connect over music and sports. Tickets to this traditional New Orleans event can be purchased directly on the Bayou Classic website listed above.

Mark Normand at the Joy

Stand-up comedian, actor, and New Orleanian, Mark Normand is coming to the Joy on November 26 with his All Over the Road tour. Normand has performed worldwide and if you haven't caught him live, you may have seen him on Conan, Jimmy Fallon, or Stephen Colbert. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are sold out but check back soon.

Brent Faiyaz at the Bayou Classic Celebrity After Party

Grammy-nominated, Brent Faiyaz is a R & B singer first hitting the scene on the GoldLink single "Crew" in 2016. He's also done some amazing collabs with Drake and Dj Dahi, featuring Tyler, the Creator. His most recent album, Wasteland, came out this past July. Faiyaz will be at the Official Bayou Classic Celebrity After Party on Saturday, November 26 at the Metropolitan. For more info and tickets, go here.

Chaka Khan at Beau Rivage

The amazing Chaka Khan will play at the Beau Rivage on November 26. Known for classic hits like "I Feel for You" and "I'm Every Woman," Khan has entertained fans since the 70s and won ten Grammy awards. Take a little ride out to the Beau Rivage and catch Chaka Khan live and in person. Her electric performance is not to be missed. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. and tickets range from $49 to $99.

A Spot of Tease Burlesque Brunch at Jinx Bar & Grill

If you're up for a little tease, check out A Spot of Tease Burlesque Brunch at Jinx Bar & Grill on November 26. Hosted by Vivi Noir and a cast of glamorous ladies, this brunch is sure to be a blast. A classic burlesque show while hanging out with your friends and doing a little brunching? Sounds like a plan. Bring your fabulous self and your crew to this event. The show is free but donations are welcome.

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