New Orleans Weekend Guide: Music, Food, and Wine Festivities Await

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New Orleans, a city known for embracing its diverse cultural heritage, is gearing up for a weekend filled with festivities rooted in Hispanic and Italian traditions. Expect fantastic music, delectable cuisine, and exquisite wine. Here are the weekend highlights courtesy of Where Y’at:

Here’s a glimpse of some of the exciting events happening this weekend:

First up, kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with an evening of live music, margaritas, and tacos at the Felipe’s Mid-City Fiesta Fest. Join the celebration tomorrow from 5 to 11 p.m. and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Latino culture, all while savoring Felipe’s authentic, scratch-made Mexican dishes. Admission to this event is free.

For those with a taste for culinary delights, the Louisiana Food and Wine Fest is underway at the Lake Charles Civic Center and runs through Sunday. This festival is a tribute to the very best of Louisiana and the South, spotlighting culinary maestros and beverage aficionados. You can also opt for the Celebrity Dinner, attend Master Classes, and explore more offerings.

Continuing the Latino celebration, head over to the French Market on Saturday for the second annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, taking place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy free entry, indulge in live music performed by talented musicians from Central and South America, and savor a diverse selection of Hispanic cuisine from food trucks.

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