The awesome New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is about to begin. Running from April 26th to May 5th, it’s something the entire city looks forward to. This festival is made up of a number of stages and an entourage of musical guests. Starting Friday, April 26th, it’s a great reason to come on out to the city. But it’s not just about the music, it’s about the food and the culture, it’s about the “experience”.
If you check it out online you can see the entire schedule as it pertains to not only music but crafts, food, culture, checking up on getting your Jazz Fest poster for the year, Online you can check out each day’s events separately or you can craft you own special schedule, you and your friends can share on Facebook and make plans to meet up and have a great time. 2013 Jazz Fest tickets and VIP packages are on sale now; if you get online and check out pricing you’ll be one step closer to not missing out!
The only downside to Jazz Fest is that all your favorite bands never play on the same day, or in the right time span. If you find yourself needing to fill a day in your crazy Jazz Fest schedule, take a look at Airboat Adventures! Airboat Adventures is a swamp tour company that resides just over thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter. They offer an exciting way to spend some downtime from the festival and continue to get a taste for true Louisiana culture. You will get to experience real predators, real wildlife, real people and in your face excitement. See and touch real alligators, watch feedings, and take the opportunity to see a piece of over 20,000 acres of cypress swamp land.
Whether you’re coming for vacation, or planning on spending a weekend in the city, Jazz Fest is a great time to see New Orleans blossom. Airboat Adventures offers good times at fair prices with schedules that are flexible and can fit around other plans you might have for the day. Combined, the Jazz Fest and swamp tours make for compelling reasons to get on down to New Orleans and make a trip out of it, a trip you won’t soon forget.