LGBTQ in the French Quarter

New Orleans is famous for being a melting pot of various cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs. Part of what makes New Orleans so unique is its acceptance of this beautiful diversity! Celebrate yourself this summer with a number of great festivals and events taking place in the French Quarter and the Big Easy.

Experience Southern Decadence in New Orleans

One of New Orleans’s premier LGBTQ events, Southern Decadence is a celebration of LGBTQ culture in the city that will be taking place from August 30th-September 3rd. Participants will parade French Quarter streets in fantastic costumes and high fashion clothes. Some local bars and venues will feature drag shows, DJs, contests, and music. You can even take a “Gay Walking Tour” and visit some of the city’s best gay bars! Grab your friends and be sure to attend this unforgettable event.

Plan your trip to New Orleans with the official French Quarter travel site. We give you the inside scoop on where to eat, stay, and play. Join us for a good time!
501 Basin Street
New Orleans, LA 70112