skip form

Where are you going?

 
 

Rooms Adults (18+) Children
Room 2:
Room 3:
Room 4:
Room 5:
Room 6:
Room 7:
Room 8:
Room 9:
Our Best Rates Guarantee | More Options Less Options
(AAA, AARP, etc)
Find it   Check Availability

* ID required at check-in

Close
Close
menu_item_property_attractions_localevents-info

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, USA TEL: +1-504-561-0500 FAX: 1-504-584-3989 To Talk to a Hotel Expert Call 1-855-760-0870
Virtual Tour

360º views of our rooms and facilities.

View Tour
Taste of New Orleans

Book 'Taste of New Orleans' offer for 20% exclusive discount at Chef John Besh Restaurants.

View Package Details

HHonors
Reward Category: 7
 

New Orleans Events

Check out all the New Orleans events near our hotel. From festivals and runs to live entertainment and Southern food, the city of New Orleans has events year-round in the Riverside area that are sure to jazz up your vacation or weekend away. Come see what this cultural city has to offer.

JUNE 2013

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Plate of Oysters and Shrimp

OYSTER FESTIVAL (JUNE 1-2)

**Oyster Lover Alert** The Oyster Festival, which celebrates with live music and of course, oysters, is an educational-based event to support the Louisiana Gulf Oyster. This festival features tasting tents lined along the Mississippi River, featuring the best oyster recipes from city's top chefs.

Oyster Festival Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Visitors Information Plaque

VIEUX TO DO (JUNE 8-9)

The Vieux To Do trifecta includes three festivals in one:  French Market Creole Tomato Festival, Cajun - Zydeco Festival and Louisiana Seafood Festival.  Enjoy the flavors of local food, sounds of local music and inspiration by local artists all into one slam-jamming weekend.

Vieux To Do Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Woman Wearing Feather Boa

FESTIGALS (JUNE 20-23)

This is another New Orleans original. The women’s getaway weekend celebrates entertaining, enriching and educating women gathered from all walks of life.

Festigals Information

JULY 2013

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Drum Set

ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL (JULY 4-7)

Essence Music Festival, held annually inside the Louisiana Superdome, is the nation's largest annual African-American music event, offering more than 50 acts each night on five stages.

Essence Music Festival Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Fireworks

INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH FRENCH QUARTER FIREWORKS (JULY 4)

Join our annual Fourth of July celebration along the riverfront in Woldenberg Park with activities and entertainment for the entire family. End the day with a spectacular fireworks show over the Mississippi River.

Fourth of July Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Runners' Legs in Street

RUNNING OF THE BULLS (JULY DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED)

‘San Fermin en Nueva Orleans’ is tribute to the world-famous encierro of Pamplona, Spain, also known as New Orleans' own Bull Run held annually in the French Quarter. In true New Orleans style, our bulls are none other than members of the Big Easy Rollergirls and other roller derby leagues.

Rollergirls Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Band in Street

TALES OF THE COCKTAIL EVENT (JULY 17-21)

An annual event in New Orleans, the world’s premier cocktail festival attracts cocktail professionals and enthusiasts alike with a spirited five days of seminars, dinners, competitions and tasting rooms where brands showcase their latest cocktails, cuisine and culture.

Tales of the Cocktail Information

AUGUST 2013

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Band in Street

SATCHMO SUMMERFEST (AUGUST 1-4)

New Orleans' native son and famous musician, Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong, is honored in true New Orleans fashion at the Satchmo SummerFest. The festival includes music, dancing and many food vendors from top restaurants around the city.

Satchmo Summerfest Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Art Gallery

WHITE LINEN NIGHT (AUGUST 3)

Join the locals for a night on the town and explore the hippest art scene in the stunning galleries of New Orleans during the Annual White Linen Night in New Orleans' Arts and Warehouse District.

White Linen Night Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Night View of Street

DIRTY LINEN NIGHT (AUGUST 10)

Similar to White Linen Night, Dirty Linen Night showcases art galleries, antiques, jewelry and specialty shops along the culturally rich and elegant Royal Street, the top New Orleans shopping street.

Dirty Linen Night Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Couple Running in Street

RED DRESS RUN (AUGUST 10)

The New Orleans Red Dress Run is one of the largest Red Dress Runs in the United States. Hosted by the New Orleans Hash House Harriers, the New Orleans Red Dress Run contributes to several charities.

Red Dress Run Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Apetizers on Plates

COOLINARY NEW ORLEANS (AUGUST 1-31)

Celebrate dining and cuisine that delights your palate, which is an integral part of the history, fabric and culture of New Orleans.  This annual culinary tradition features specially priced pre-fixe lunch and dinner menus at famous New Orleans restaurants offering menus that will cool down your wallet while warming up your appetite.

Coolinary New Orleans Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, LA - Mardi Gras Beads and Mask

SOUTHERN DECADENCE FESTIVAL (AUGUST 28 – SEPTEMBER 2)

Informally known as ‘Gay Mardi Gras,’ Southern Decadence is a weeklong event sponsored by New Orleans' gay and lesbian community, and centers around the French Quarter.

Southern Decadence Festival Information