B & W Courtyards
A New Orleans Bed and Breakfast
This boutique New Orleans Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of New Orleans' historic Faubourg Marigny, adjacent to the French Quarter, 4 blocks to the Historic French Market, an easy walk to Bourbon Street, and three blocks from the Frenchmen Street jazz clubs.
2425 Chartres Street 
New Orleans, LA 70117
(800) 585-5731 or(504) 322-0474
This New Orleans Bed and Breakfast is a collection of 1854 French Creole Cottages divided by courtyards, an award winning French Quarter and Creole architectural restoration. Tom and Dana are only the fourth owners of this property since 1854. In 1995, this French Quarter style Creole building was renovated to become a unique Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans.
Here are some helpful links for planning your visit to New Orleans. If you have any questions about certain festivals or happenings around the city, feel free to ask us for any recommendations or clarifications. You'll also find a calendar of upcoming events near the bottom of the page.
Calendar of Events In New Orleans
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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Krewe du Vieux is our neighborhood ( the Faubourg Marigny ) parade.  It’s satirical, political, scatalogical and in questionable taste.  It is, of course, our favorite parade.


It always rolls two Saturdays before Mardi Gras –and usually passes right in front of our Bed & Breakfast.

February 16 - March 5, 2019

Come see New Orleans in all her splendor as parades roll down historic avenues, and revelers of all ages take part in one of the largest carnival celebrations in the world.

Everybody should experience Mardi Gras in New Orleans ay least once.  From the super krewes rolling uptown to the smaller but edgier parades downtown,  Mardi Gras is a surreal 3 week long party in the streets of the Crescent City

  Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!

Wednesdays at the Square
Wednesdays from March-May, 2018

Can't make it down for the weekend? No problem! Enjoy this free festival weekly after work on Wednesdays in Lafayette Square in the heart of the Crescent City
Spring in New Orleans
French Quarter Festival
April 11th - 14th - 2019

This four day long festival has been heralded as the best  free festival in the south., featuring New Orleans' legendary music on stages dotted around the picturesque Vieux Carre and along the Mississippi River in Woldenberg Park.
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
April 26 -May 5, 2019

Since its inception almost 50 years ago, Jazzfest has long been the hallmark of music festivals worldwide.  All the old standards of New Orleans musicians and restaurants bring their best to this festival, from the crawfish beignets to the Neville Brothers closing the festival's main stage on Sunday night. 

 Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo
Late May, 2019

Though only recently established, Bayou Boogaloo has become a favorite among locals for its scenic placement along Bayou St. John, neighborly ambience and low key vibes.

One of the coolest aspects are the floating camps that people launch into Bayou St John.

New Orleans Oyster Festival
Early June 2019

Culinary celebration of Gulf Oysters including Acme Oyster Eating Contest, P&J Shucking Contest, and live music.
Summer in New Orleans
Essence Festival
JULY 5th  - JULY 8 th 2018

Magical nights await in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Powerful main stage performances by music legends and artists will make you stand out of your seat and dance the night away. Superlounge performances are open to all ticket-holders for more intimate performances by today’s brightest stars.

This year's line up includes Erykah Badu, Doug E Fresh, Big Freedia, Fantasia & Janet Jackson.

Satchmo SummerFest
August 3rd - 5th 2018
Hot temperatures & hot jazz in mid-summer.  Focusing on traditional jazz, this festival features the best of New Orlean's homegrown talent augmented by international stars.
Voodoo Fest
Halloween Weekend, 2018
World Class acts populate this music festival in City Park in Mid-City New Orleans.
An Annual Event in mid October  -   A free festival in Lafayette Square off of St Charles Avenue
Oak Street Po-Boy
Sunday,November 11th - Over 30 vendors from around New Orleans bring their tastiest po-boys to this free fest! from time-honored favorites to new classics, there's something for everyone, including live local music acts and a kids area
Halloween in New Orleans
October 21 - 31, 2018
Halloween in one of America's most haunted cities runs the gamut from historical ghost tours to wild costume parties to the Krewe of Boo parade.  
Treme Gumbo Festival
The 2018 Treme  Creole Gumbo Festival is
Saturday & Sunday, November 17 & 18

This is our favorite small festival, held in Armstrong Park, just across Rampart Street from the French Quarter.  Featuring local brass bands, local artists and craftspeople, and GUMBO!  Local restaurants and caterers vie to be named the best gumbo chefs.
November & December
New Orleans Bowl
December 15, 2018

Watch the beginning of college football's bowl season live in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints and Super Bowl XLVII
Celebration in the Oaks
November 2018 - January 2019
Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park remains one of the most beautiful light exhibits in the country.  Experience one of the nation's most unique month-long festival of lights in one of Travel and Leisure's top rated parks!
New Years in New Orleans
December 30, 2018-January 1, 2019
Ring in the new year on Frenchman St. in the best jazz clubs in the world, or head to any number of venues throughout the city to toast 2017 like only New Orleans can do. 

The City of New Orleans sponsors a New Year's Eve party in Jackson Square, the heart of the Vieux Carre.

At midnight, watch the fireworks explode over the Mississippi River to welcome the New Year.
January 1, 2018
Come cheer your favorite team as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome hosts over 100 years of football tradition in this football matchup.