First Fridays on the Boulevard

Music, Food, Drink, Art, special discounts and more the first Friday of every month!

The Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. neighborhood is a great destination! First Fridays feature restaurant food and drink specials, films, art exhibits, educational opportunities, live music, wine tastings, sales, and interactive activities.  Check back each month for the list of activities or follow us on Facebook

April 6, 2018

Roux Carre' Food Court

2000 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 

Happy Hour at the bar, and hear the Cole Williams Band live starting at 5:30pm. New vendors and lots of new foods to choose from.

dryades public market

1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 

Shopping until 8pm, and Bar 38 is open with happy hour specials 4-6pm including $2 bottled beers, $3 wines and $3 martini.

Casa Borrega

1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Cocktail discounts until 5pm. Free live music 7-10pm featuring TracaJazz Trio (samba jazz).

new orleans jazz market

1439 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 

Open at 8am for Freelance Friday with free wifi and a relaxed vibe. Happy Hour 5-8pm at the bar with beer, wine and cocktail specials.

Brady's wine warehouse

1029 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Wine bar open until 8pm while you shop for wine, beer, booze.  Brady's delivers--download the Drizly app on your phone or go to

toups south

1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Happy hour 3-6pm with great drink and food specials.

Orleans coffee house

1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Great coffees and food at the cafe' open 8am-3pm Mon-Fri and 8am-2pm on Saturdays.

Cafe Roma

1800 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Open 11am-midnight for dining in, takeout, and delivery. Classic pastas, sandwiches, salads and pizza. BYOB.

youth empowerment Project

1604 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Check out the new thrift shop, and the bicycle shop too! Open 10am-6pm.

zeitgeist multidisciplinary arts center

1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

8:00pm The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company Of New Orleans
a play by Moises Kaufman
based on the screen play and short story by Tennessee Williams

central city bbq

1201 S. Rampart

Happy hour 3-6pm with drinks for $1 to $7 and bar snacks $3-$6.

new orleans tattoo museum & studio

1915 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 

Free museum admission, and studio open until 8pm to answer all your tattoo questions!

Charlie Boy (men's shop)

2043 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 

Shop the new selections until 6pm--clothing and accessories.

International Vintage Guitars

1430 Baronne St. 

Check out the new inventory of guitars, amps and accessories until 6pm. Ask about guitar lessons!



and more--watch for updates!

Find your way around the neighborhood:  Click here for a Map of locations