Summerfest by Loews Hotels

Loews New Orleans Hotel

Summerfest by Loews Hotels runs through Labor Day at Loews New Orleans Hotel. The program infuses signature elements of the downtown New Orleans destination with summer-themed offerings.

SIP: Summerfest Spritz

Bar Peters captures the flavors of the season with a special summertime spritz created by lead bartender Corey Dixon: Peychaud’s Spritz. Poised to be one of the most in-demand cocktails for summer 2023, Loews New Orleans Hotel will offer guests a twist on the classic spritz, infusing ingredients like Peychaud's Aperitivo, Wycliff sparkling wine, soda water, and fresh blueberries.

Peychaud’s Spritz

  • 2 oz. Peychauds Apritivo
  • 3 oz. Wycliff Sparkling Wine
  • 1 oz. Soda Water
  • Blueberries

Drop 4-5 blueberries into a shaker tin, add ice, and Peychaud's Aperitivo. Shake, and pour into a wine glass. Top with Wycliff and soda. Garnish with blueberries and lemon peel.

Destination-Driven Craft Mocktail

For those looking to embrace a healthier option, all summer long, Loews New Orlean's mixology team has put equal attention into crafting a host of Summerfest Mocktails like the Hold Up.

Mississippi River Mocktail

  • 1.5 oz. Pomegranate juice
  • ¼ oz. Black cherry
  • ¾ oz. Orange juice
  • ¼ oz. lime

Fill with soda. Garnish with blueberries and lime.

SEE: Summerfest Cultural Safari

Discover Hidden Gems

Explore downtown New Orleans by foot, bike, public transit, and more. From amazing food to outdoor attractions to sporting events there is much to see and do this summer. Here’s our guide to summer fun in New Orleans.

  • Royal Street – Head to Royal Street for a day of cultural exploration. Enjoy art galleries and boutique shops featuring local artisanal creations. The street is a shopping and dining destination that stretches from Canal Street to Esplanade in the French Quarter, through the residential Marigny and Bywater neighborhoods, all the way to Industrial Canal.
  • Streetcar Ride – Spend the day seeing the best of the Big Easy from a classic New Orleans streetcar on St. Charles Avenue. The stop is only four blocks from Poydras Street where Loews New Orleans is located. A convenient and charming way to explore the destination.
  • Steamboat NATCHEZ – Combine the iconic sounds of New Orleans jazz on the waters of the Mississippi River with Steamboat Natchez. When guests set sail, they are treated to Creole food, locally inspired beverages, a tour of the steam engine room, and, of course, live music from a lively jazz band.
  • Swamp Tour – Explore the famous Honey Island Swamp with Cajun Encounters. Hop aboard a flat-bottomed boat and slowly cruise beneath tall cypress trees draped with Spanish moss. With each tour, guests learn about one of the most unique ecosystems in the United States with inhabitants in their natural setting like alligators, wild boar, raccoons, snakes, owls, and egrets.

STAY - Exclusive Offer

Book the Summerfest Savings package and receive a $35 daily dining credit, $15 Uber credit per stay and complimentary valet parking for one vehicle nightly.

Summerfest Savings package

SWIM - LIVELY x Loews Hotels

New for 2023, Loews New Orleans Hotel is proud to unveil a partnership with fashion brand, LIVELY. Throughout the summer months, guests at Loews New Orleans Hotel will receive exclusive discounts on the brand’s line of size-inclusive swimwear that empowers all to soak up the summer sun with confidence.

We can’t wait to Summerfest with you!