Free Things To Do In New Orleans With Kids In September

Are you looking for something to do in New Orleans with the kids in September that won’t break the bank? We feel ya, events can get expensive and we LOVE free events. Here are all the free things you can do in New Orleans this September with the family.

Free Concerts In New Orleans

Southern Tradition Barbershop Quartet Concert

September 21st from 4-5:30pm at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church – 6017 Camphor St., Metairie.

 

Free Movies in New Orleans

Movies in the Park: Little Rascals

September 13th from 6-9pm. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics welcomed. 2529 General Meyer Ave, NOLA.

Movies in the Park: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

September 21st from 6-9pm. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics welcomed. 5120 St. Charles Ave, NOLA.

Movies in the Park: Zookeeper

September 27th from 6-9pm. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics welcomed. 5601 Read Blvd., NOLA

 

Free Festivals in New Orleans

NOLA Public Back to School Fest

September 14th 11am-6pm. Free admission to the Audubon Zoo for the first 10,000 Orleans Parish students and their families.

Fiesta Fest

September 15th from 6-10pm. Live music, food, and margaritas. Free event, food and drinks may be an additional charge.

2019 Fried Chicken Festival

September 20th, 21st and 22nd from 11am-8pm. 30 local and national fried chicken vendors and live music including DJ Jubilee, St. Aug Marching Band, Bounce Royalty and more. Woldenberg Riverfront Park, NOLA

 

Free Community Events In New Orleans

Monarch Day

September 14th from 10am-4pm. Day of learning about the migration of the monarch butterfly with hands on activities at the Louisiana Nature Center. 

READ:   The Audubon Zoo: What You Need to Know & Why We Love It

The Dog Shop Grand Opening

September 14th from 12-4pm. Tours, photo booth, free nail trimming for dogs, free gift bags, free samples and more. 3201 Transcontinental Dr., Metairie.

Fall Kids Fest

September 14th from 1-5pm. One free hour of bowling and show rental for ages 15 and younger at AMF Bowling in Kenner.

Free Family Day

September 15th from 1-4pm. Bring a picnic and explore the Children’s Discovery Garden, stroll the gardens and tour the house. House tours are free for children and discounted for adults. Longue Vue House and Gardens – 7 Bamboo Rd, NOMA>

Family Game Night

September 20th from 6-7:30pm. Fun activities such as board games, interactive games, dance games and more for the whole family. 4300 St. Claude Ave, NOLA

Discovery Day at Cabrini High School

September 21st from 9-12am. Fun day for girls in grades 5-8 to explore robotics, cheer, softball, crafts and more. Registration required. 

National WW2 Museum – Smithsonian Museum Day

Saturday 21st from 9am-5pm. Free admission to museum exhibits. Tickets required 

Did we miss a free event happening in September in New Orleans? Let us know in the comments.  Check out our 40 FREE things to do in New Orleans With Kids  for a list of free activities all year round. 

About the Author

Cara
Cara was born in Florida but raised in New Orleans. After living in New Orleans for over 30 years, the beach called her back home. She now lives in Pensacola, FL in her almost beach house. Cara is married to her high school sweetheart and they have 2 kids and 3 dogs. Cara loves all things Disney, the British Royal Family and photography. When she's not working or driving her dancer to 50000 dance classes a week she can be found at the beach!

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