Easter in New Orleans


Mardi Gras just passed, and now we’re hopping to Easter in New Orleans!!

Easter New Orleans

First off, let’s talk Lent. Who else eats fish every Friday during this time of year? You’ll want to reference this guide to fish fries around the city! What, if anything, did you give up for Lent this year?

It seems each year, New Orleans Easter celebrations get bigger and better. From our {sold out} Egg Hunt at Children’s Hospital to the City Park Egg Scramble to the NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival…we could go on and on telling you about all the Easter fun!! It will probably be easier just to have you check out the 2017 Guide to Easter Events Around New Orleans to plan all sorts of fun for your family this season!!

Of course, it wouldn’t be Easter without some fun themed crafts!! Click below for some great ideas for Easter crafts, some which are edible!!

Chocolate Birds’ Nests :: An Easy and Kid-Friendly Recipe

Three Simple Easter Projects

Easy Toddler Easter Crafts

Easter Treats with Peeps

What about the eggs themselves?? Here are two unique spins on Easter Eggs that we love:

Knockin’ Eggs :: A Cajun Tradition

Natural Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

It wouldn’t be Easter without the baskets! Check out these great ideas for filling your child’s Easter basket:

How to Fill an Easter Basket New Orleans Style

Fill an Easter Basket With More Than Just Candy

And for our procrastinators, do check out these Last-Minute Dollar Store Easter Baskets

If you’re looking for something to do on Easter Sunday, check out our events calendar which includes ideas such as the Easter Sunday Brunch at the InterContinental New Orleans and more!!

We hope we’ve helped you plan some great Easter fun for your family!! We’re wishing you and yours a very Hoppy Easter!