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We are thrilled to partner with Oxbow Rum Distillery, a family and now woman-owned business, where every drop of rum is made with dedication and craftsmanship in the heart of Louisiana. Since 1859, generations of the Oxbow estate have grown sugarcane by the Mississippi River. The result is a 100% Grade A sugarcane molasses that is unfiltered with no sweeteners or additives.
Look for cocktails featuring Oxbow Rum throughout the hotel, you can learn more about this incredible company by visiting: Oxbow Rum Distillery - Sipping rum that embodies the essence of Louisiana’s finest sugarcane.
Hyatt Regency New Orleans is honored to partner with the New Orleans Ballet Association for the BRAVO Art in Motion Gala: Danse De Jardin. The evening will include a new and innovative approach to the Gala evening. Our very own 1718 Events will be catering the event where you can expect a spectacular evening full of dancing, dining, and a silent auction!
The Hyatt Regency New Orleans hosted the 2023 UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball. This event is one of New Orleans’ signature fundraising galas and premier social events of the year, focusing on raising awareness of the need and benefits of a college education, the students UNCF serves and the contributions of historically Black colleges and universities. With the help of our General Manager Michael O. Smith, over the last 10 years UNCF New Orleans has raised over $11 million, keeping more than 1,400 students in school and ensuring uninterrupted education for students of Xavier and Dillard universities.
With 100+ festivals taking place each year in New Orleans there is always a celebration happening in The Big Easy. Learn more about upcoming festivals during your stay:
Jazz Fest | April 28 – May 7
This 10-day cultural feast includes thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople. During the event listen to your favorite musical artists, try the best food in New Orleans and purchase work made by craft artisans from around the world. Since 1970, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation has strived to teach, build and celebrate the culture of New Orleans through this annual festival.