We’ve been coming to New Orleans since the 90’s but this was our first time attending the NOLA Caribbean Festival and it’s the most fun we’ve had here in years!
— Latoya Isaacs, Jackson, MS

FAQ

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* Is there a Carnival Parade?

* Yes! The NOLA Caribbean Festival experience consists of 21 official events, one of which is a Carnival parade with masquerade bands, paint vs powder band, dance groups, brass bands, and Mardi Gras Indians.

What days & times is the festival?

         * Friday, June 26th - 3:00pm-8:00pm

* Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28th - 12:00pm-8:00pm

*Can I get a VIP ticket?

         * Yes. VIP & ULTRA VIP tickets will be available.

*Are outside food and drinks allowed?

         * No. Please support the food and drink vendors at the festival. We have a fantastic and eclectic mix of Caribbean food and drinks.

* Can I bring my dog?

          * No. We love dogs but unfortunately they are not allowed at this festival.

* Are there ATMs?

           * NO. This is a CASHLESS event. You will be able to load money onto your wristband before the event online, on our app or at the festival at designated kiosks.

* I’m from out of town, where should I stay?

         * The Moxy Hotel. Set in a beautiful building with a glass facade, this trendy downto

wn hotel is a 1-minute walk from the historic Canal Street streetcar line, and only a 5-minute walk from lively bars and nightclubs along iconic Bourbon Street and historic French Quarter. Stylish rooms offer flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and desks. Suites feature living rooms with pull-out sofas. A buzzy cafe/cocktail bar serves light bites 24/7 (the only 24 hour hotel bar in the state!). There's also a gym, and a contemporary, open-plan lounge/library.

* Are there vegetarian/vegan food options?

         * Yes. There will be vegetarian/vegan food options at the festival.