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.

New Orleans, LA – 10/1/2014 – Kermit Ruffins photographed in front of Mother-in-Law Lounge, his bar in the Treme District of New Orleans.

Cirque du Freque 

*The Black Professional Anniversary Event*

6/19/17; 8:00pm

This event is certainly not short on good vibes so we had to find a way to join in on the fun. Monday’s just turned up a notch in NOLA. Meet us Monday, June 19 at 8 pm (until!) at Kermit Ruffin’s Mother-In-Law Lounge in Treme for Cirque du Freque. This is a unique event hosted by Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield Jr. with a live broadcast on WBOK 1230AM.

Bring your appetite, in true Nola fashion there will be Red Beans n’ Rice and Fried Chicken to kick the week off.

Caribbean Mixer 

*The Black Professional Anniversary Event*

6/22/2017; 7-11:00pm

On Thursday, June 22nd from 7-11pm we are teaming up with Nola Caribbean Fest to kick off a weekend of music, dancing, good food, and drinks. The fest begins it’s 4th annual affair June 24-25 and because they are in a giving mood, there will be 20 FREE  general admin tickets for our first twenty guests and a $5VIP ticket discount for everyone that joins us.


6/22 – 6/24/2017

This June, take the time to unwind with the women in your life at Festigals. With insightful professional development conferences, inspiring keynote speakers, and never-ending food, drinks, and shopping, you’ll leave Festigals feeling empowered, and confident. Events will take place June 22nd-24th at the JW Marriott and around the Downtown area. Check out their website to see the day to day schedule.

Justini’s Vision Happy Hour


JusTini Vision Happy Hour is an end the work week happy hour to work on YOUR DREAMS. Join them to refocus ourselves for the second part of 2017!! Cocktails by JusTini Cocktails, vision talk with Fresh Johnson, music by Kristi SugarCookie, and shop with Featured Vendors Ugly Betty Boy Crush, Vinti, & ForeverAc!

#Awayteam House Party


From 3pm-7pm Dj RQAway is hosting a house party at Preservations Hall. #AWAYTEAM House Party combines the sunny vibes of a day party with the mischievous, no rules feels of a good house party. Sponsored by Jack Daniels the house party invites guests to kick back with friends, dance, eat, and drink responsibly.