Two monthlong events highlight a culturally rich August for New Orleans residents and visitors; More than 100 restaurants participating in the 19th annual COOLinary
NEW ORLEANS – July 27, 2023 – COOLinary and Museum Month, created and led by New Orleans & Company, return throughout the month of August. During the 19th annual COOLinary New Orleans some of the city’s finest dining establishments are offering specially curated prix-fixe menus at unbeatable prices. The ninth annual New Orleans Museum Month gives museum members the opportunity to use their current membership to visit all participating institutions, free of charge.
During COOLinary New Orleans, restaurant goers can enjoy special two- and three-course lunch menus for $25 or less and three-course dinner and brunch menus for $50 or less from more than 100 restaurants. Participants include some of the city’s longstanding and iconic Creole and Cajun restaurants as well as new places featuring New Orleans cuisine incorporating international inspirations. Visit neworleans.com/coolinary/ for a list of participating restaurants and their menus.
New Orleans Museum Month, which began in 2014, is a collaboration between museums of all sizes and genres across the greater New Orleans area and offers locals the ability to experience the wealth of art and culture available in the city with just one membership.
Museum Month features a total of 25 museums such as the National World War II Museum, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, the newly renovated Backstreet Cultural Museum, the Louisiana Children’s Museum and many more of our wonderful museums across the Greater New Orleans area. The full list of participating museums and membership information can be found by visiting neworleans.com/museum-month/.
“New Orleans, a city of fewer than 400,000 people, boasts a culinary and cultural scene that rivals or exceeds our competitor cities with millions of residents,” said Walter J. Leger III, President & CEO of New Orleans & Company. “Programs such as COOLinary and Museum Month are the perfect opportunity for locals to plan a staycation and re-discover the cultural treasures in every neighborhood in our city. And, it gives us timely programming to attract visitors regionally, nationally, and internationally at a time when our members really need it.”
New Orleans & Company is the tourism and hospitality industry’s official destination sales, marketing, and trade organization, responsible for driving over $10 billion of diverse annual business to the regional cultural economy. We attract leisure and cultural travel, business meetings, conventions, weddings, festivals, and sporting and special events to New Orleans, considered the cultural capital of the south, in a highly competitive global environment. Founded in 1960, New Orleans & Company is committed to celebrating the richness of our culture while creating jobs, building careers, and enhancing the quality of life for every New Orleanian. For more, please call 504-566-5011, visit Neworleans.com, Facebook at New Orleans & Company, or Twitter and Instagram @Visit New Orleans.
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