April in New Orleans

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
••• The Revolution Social Aid and Pleasure Club and the Rebirth Brass Band lead a street celebration in the French Quarter during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Leon Morris/Redferns

April in New Orleans is beautiful. The weather is usually wonderful and there's a lot going on. The average high in April is high 78° F, the average low is 59° F and the rainfall is 4.7 inches. It really is the some of the best weather we have.

Events in April

The best events in April are the French Quarter Festival and Jazz Fest. But, there are other thing to do also. Here's a list of events for you to consider if you're coming in April.

  • Apr 14 Monster Energy AMA Supercross 7pm in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • Apr 15 Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies 6:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Apr 17, The Mass Chaos Tour: Staind and Godsmack 6:30 PM in the UNO Lakefront Arena
  • Apr 18 - June 8 Special Exhibit- Turning Point: The Doolittle Raid, the Battle of Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway National World War II Museum.
  • Apr 19 Hornets vs. Houston Rockets 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Apr 20 New Orleans Voodoo vs. Pittsburgh Power 7:30 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Apr 23 Louisiana Sirens at Southern Rep Theater in the Shops at Canal Place.
  • April 23-29 The Zurich Classic PGA Golf Tournament.
  • Apr 27 Pagliacci/ Carmina Burana at the Mahalia Jackson Theater 8pm
  • Apr 23th -29th- Zurich Classic
  • Apr 28, The Fresh Beat Band 2:00 PM in the UNO Lakefront Arena
  • 29- May 1 - First weekend of New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival