NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in May 2022

May is here! There are multiple events this month throughout the New Orleans area with several fun things to do. The weather is gorgeous outside so make sure to take advantage of some outdoor events before the heat becomes unbearable.

This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy throughout the month. If you have suggestions or additions, please leave a comment!

May
17
Car Seat Fitting Station
Children’s Hospital Parking Garage
9:00 am
Installation by a nationally certified technician. Free, drop ins welcome, appointments preferred, call 504.896.9591 or sign up at chnola.org/our-services/theparenting-center/parenting-classes-andplay...
May
18
YLC Wednesday at the Square
Lafayette Square
5:00 pm
Wednesday at the Square is a 10-week, free concert series in Lafayette Square benefitting the YLC and its community endeavors. The event draws crowds from downtown New Orleans and beyond every Wednesd...
May
19
Breathwork and Tea with Kathleen
Glitter Box N.O.
6:00 pm
Join us for a sweet evening of Breathwork and tea with Kathleen Currie! The perfect reset as the seasons change~ Breathwork is an amazing way to strengthen and open the lungs and surrounding muscles a...
May
19
Infant and Child CPR
Children’s Hospital Conference Center
6:30 pm
American Heart Association’s “Family and Friends” non-certification class is back in person. Class size is limited, no sharing of materials, and health screening upon entrance. Register on our w...
May
20
St Tammany Hamburger Festival
St. Tammany Parish Fair Grounds
We are looking forward to the Inaugural St. Tammany Hamburger Festival! The St. Tammany Hamburger Festival takes place on Friday, May 20 – 22, 2022 at the St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds, situate...
May
20
Pirate Day in The Bay
The Topcats will rock Pirate Day in the Bay on the beach in Bay St. Louis for the very first time on Saturday, May 21st at 7:00! This is a great festival sponsored by the Mystic Krewe of Seahorses and...
May
20
24th Annual Crawfish Boil
Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
5:30 pm
Join the Jefferson Chamber for top-notch crawfish, catfish, and Cajun cuisine at the 24th Annual Crawfish Boil on Friday, May 20, 2022! This event serves as a valuable opportunity to connect with smal...
May
21
Krewe of BOO! to host 2022 Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off
Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza
2:00 pm
The Krewe of BOO! will host its third annual Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off, Fueled by Monster Energy Drink, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 21 at Spanish Plaza. Featuring particpants from m...
May
27
Final Friday Covington Block Party
Historic Downtown Covington
6:00 pm
This free family event features classic car enthusiasts displaying their “pride and joy” over four blocks in Covington’s historic St. John District. Check out local shops and restaurants, an...
May
29
New Orleans MIMOSA FEST
Southport Hall
11:00 am
New Orleans MIMOSA FEST Mimosa + Live DJ + Food

Mary is a caffeine addicted boy mom to Noah, Liam and Luke. This “stay at home” mom can typically been found cruising in her minivan, jamming to Beyonce with a Starbucks in hand on her way to carpool or after school activities. Mary has been married to her high school sweetheart since 2007. She is a founder of Delivering Hope NOLA and the Vanessa Wolff Scholarship Fund at her Alma Mater. Mary is passionate in the local preemie community and has been heavily involved with the March of Dimes since her sons Liam and Luke were born premature.

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