Ain’t Dere No More: Virus Causing Event Cancellations

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The French Quarter Festival has been postponed until October. (Photo courtesy of French Quarter Festivals Inc.)

NEW ORLEANS – Health officials are urging citizens to avoid crowds in an effort to reduce the “community transfer” of coronavirus. Here’s a list of major events in the area that have been cancelled or postponed to help the cause:

  • The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival posted until the fall
  • The presidential primary elections in Louisiana pushed back to June
  • French Quarter Festival rescheduled to Oct. 1-4
  • BUKU Fest postponed until Labor Day weekend
  • Power Up: 2020 Women’s Leadership Conference rescheduled to Aug. 20
  • New Orleans Entrepreneur Week cancelled
  • New Orleans Pelicans games (and all NBA games) suspended indefinitely
  • All area St. Patrick’s Day parades cancelled
  • The Super Sunday Mardi Gras Indian festivities cancelled
  • New Orleans Wine and Food Experience cancelled
  • Hogs for the Cause cancelled
  • Wednesday at the Square concerts cancelled
  • The NCAA Women’s Final Four cancelled
  • The Bridge House/Grace House Cochon Cotillion has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29

Area colleges and universities, meanwhile, are transitioning to online classes.

 

 

 

 

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