Celebrate 2020 Women’s History Month in NOLA

Words like celebration, party, and fun are always connected with the city of New Orleans. The area is perfect for all kinds of travelers, mostly to girlfriends’ getaways and even to female solo travelers.
Women’s History Month is also a reason for celebration in the Big Easy. Check out this list below for more details.

Sport – The 2nd Annual New Orleans Women’s Half Marathon and 5K

Run/walk in the beautiful City Park on International Women’s Day and stay for the after-party.

03/08/2020 07:15 AM – 12:00 PM at City Park New Orleans, Festival Grounds Trail, New Orleans, LA 70124.
More info in this link.

Empowerment – Black Women’s Wellness Conference

The theme this year is “2020 Vision: Taking Flight, Reclaiming Our Place,” where top industry leaders and entrepreneurs will equip you with the tools you need to take your career to new heights.

March 14th, 2020, 10 AM – 5 PM at New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113.
More info in this link.

Tour – “Women in New Orleans History” Guided Tour

The Historic New Orleans Collection organizes a special tour about the women who shaped everyday life in the Crescent City.
Free, all March long, Tuesday–Sunday, 11 AM at 533 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130.
More info and ticket reservations in this link.

If this does not fit your schedule, check out this list of guided walking tours focused on the HerStory of New Orleans.

Party and Art – Femme Funk Fête at Contemporary Arts Center

A party!!!! hosted by the Visual Artist and Dance Ethnographer, Chipo Kandake – featuring a selected set comprised of solely women artists by the Queen of Rare Groove, DJ Soul Sister of New Orleans!, Girls Rock NOLA, a dance performance honoring select New Orleans Unsung Funktress, with a one-of-a-kind sound from Mystery Zone Soundsystem and audio curated by DJ Kuti Bien.
Free, March 15th, 1-4 PM on the first floor of the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 900 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130.
More info in this link.

Eat @ Women-Owned Restaurants

Support women-owned businesses this month and pay a visit to some of the best New Orleans restaurants owned or led by women.
More info in this link.

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