50 Things To Do In 80° New Orleans Weather

With summer feeling like it arrived three months ago, it's safe to say it's time to say goodbye to those cool weather activities. Looking for some New Orleans style summer things to do? Check out 50 things to do in 80 degree style weather!

  • Grab a snowball from Hansen's, Sal's, Plum Street, Sno-LA, and all the other NOLA neighborhood spots
  • Catch a Happy Hour that'll keep the weekend buzz flowing through the Monday Blues. Follow @HappyHourNOLA for all the updates on new happy hours popping up in the city.
  • Watch the sunset at The Fly
  • Play City Putt at City Park (Ages 13+: $9 | Children (4-12): $7)
  • Get some A/C with a side of art culture at NOMA (Wednesdays are FREE admission for Louisiana Residents)
  • Watch the latest release at AMC Theaters for $5 Ticket Tuesdays
  • Stroll through the French Market and find your uniquely New Orleans piece from the locals. Open daily from 10AM-6PM
  • Catch a street performer in Jackson Square
  • Find and join in a parade. If you're in the city, chances are you'll stumble upon one when you're not even looking.
  • Hit up your local dive bar for Trivia Night like Geeks Who Drink at Twelve Mile Limit or Challenge Entertainment's Multitude of Trivia Nights

  • Take a ride on the Algiers Ferry
  • Window shop down Royal Street
  • Wednesdays At The Square in Lafayette Square FREE Admission to see some of the best bands in town!
  • Stroll (or roller skate for your coordinated ones) along the Mississippi Riverfront
  • Attend a free festival on the weekends.
  • Take a mid-afternoon walk through Crescent City Park
  • Bring the family out to a Baby Cakes Game (Fireworks Fridays are a personal favorite)

  • Grab a Pizza. Is there ever a reason not to?
  • Sculpture Garden in City Park FREE Admission
  • Kayak or Paddle Boat your way along Bayou St. John
  • People watch on Bourbon Street. You're bound to be entertained for hours.
  • Drive with your windows down along the Lakefront then stop at Blue Crab or Landry's for Happy Hour and $5 Apps
  • Take a tour of St. Louis Cathedral
  • "Hike" through the trails of Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve
  • Bring the kiddos to Storyland and slide down the dragon's fire ($4 Admission Fee)
  • Visit Ogden Museum of Art for FREE Admission Thursdays for Louisiana Residents
  • Watch a glass blowing demonstration at New Orleans Glassworks

  • Get Cookin' with your Groupon for a cooking class at New Orleans School of Cooking
  • Run to the Quarter for Running of the Bulls, happening July 12th, New Orleans own version of Spain’s Encierro de Pamploma.
  • Listen to the funkiest jazz bands and live music all along Frenchman Street
  • Creep yourself out with a Haunted History Tour
  • Scarf down Beignets and Cafe Au Lait at Cafe du Monde

  • Take a spin at the Carousel Bar
  • Have a picnic in Lafreniere Park
  • Learn a history lesson at World War II Museum
  • Get right with The Lord at The House of Blues's Gospel Brunch
  • FREE oysters? Le Bon Temps Roule on Magazine has your hookup for free oysters and music every Friday night.
  • Slurp down a New Orleans Original Daiquiri. $4 Mystery Mixes for all your brave test tasters out there.
  • Hit the pool! Rooftop pools like Ace Hotel and The Drifter Hotel have some of the best views in the city!

  • Take a brewery tour. Urban South, NOLA Brewery, and Port Orleans offer cheap tours sometimes with a beer tasting included.
  • Road trip it across the Causeway to the Northshore. With Abita Brewery and lots of local shops to choose from, you're guaranteed a good day.
  • Also on the Northshore: Grab the gang and go tubing down the Tchefuncte River
  • Pinch the Tail and Suck the Head. You heard me. Hot Louisiana Nights call for Hot Crawfish.
  • Explore the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, and Insectarium with Half-Off a Family Four Pack with Big Easy Deals
  • Enjoy some sunset dranks at outdoor bars like Wrong Iron, Tchoup Yard, Bulldog, and Bayou Beer and Wine Garden

  • Sing karaoke at Kajun's. Let's see those skills, Beyoncé
  • Cruise down the Mississippi River on the Natchez Steamboat
  • Pick out your dream home and take a drive down the Uptown Mansion Row A.K.A. Saint Charles Ave
  • Need some puppy love? Volunteer at your local animal shelter and give your neighborhood animals some love and attention
  • Have a Crawfish Boil. It is Louisiana after all.

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