We’ve compiled 5 New Orleans events happening this week. Would you like to have your event added to the list? Please feel free to email info@theblackprofessional.com for more information.


Memorial Day


If you don’t have any plans, BBQs to crash, or trips to the beach then you can spend about $20 on food/drink at the Ace Hotel to hang poolside at their rooftop bar.

Tasting Tuesdays: Winemaking and Tasting @ Drink Lab Nola


Aiming to give you a deeper appreciation of classic, prestigious wines from various regions, all while diving glass deep into the mysteries and myths of wine tasting and food pairings.

Tasting Tuesday’s 3 Part 101 Series will include:

  • Winemaking & Tasting
  • A Taste of the New World: USA and Southern Hemisphere
  • A Taste of the Old World: Europe and Beyond

Learn about the wine making process, ordering, bottle opening and everyone’s favorite part – TASTING of course! Your pallet will be privy to 5 different wine selections of unique and intense flavors from around the world, along with the proper food selection for each.

Dinner and a ZOOvie at Audubon Zoo


Featured movie: Moana
Audubon Zoo is hosting 5 fun-filled movie nights outdoors: June 2, June 16, June 30, July 14 and July 28! Bring your chairs and blankets, bring your own dinner or dine at the Zoo! Food trucks will be onsite as well as some regular Zoo concessions will be open…come hungry!


June Under the Moon: National Doughnut Day

6/2/2017; 7:30pm to 10:30pm

New Orleans City Park is celebrating National Doughnut Day the adult way! The June Under the Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price!

This party will bring:
Beers: Blue Moon, Abita Strawberry, The Boot, Miller Lite, Abita Amber
Tito’s Vodka Screwdrivers, breakfast foods, doughnuts, and give-a-ways.

Tickets: $30 per person ahead of time and $40 per person day of event (at noon). Buy your tickets ahead of time as we expect this event to sell out leaving no tickets to be sold at the gates.

Oyster Festival

6/3 – 6/4

Located in Woldenberg Park on June 3rd and 4th, Oyster Fest highlights unique dishes and flavors from various local restaurants. From 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., live music, arts and crafts and various contests will also take place. Don’t miss the famous oyster shucking and eating competitions!