W New Orleans - French Quarter

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316 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 504-581-1200   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8260


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Dress 2 Burlesque: A 3-Part Series Exploring the Art and Fashion of Burlesque from the 1920s to 2000s

  • June 23, July 28 and September 1 // 7:30 – 9:30pm 

W French Quarter presents a 3-part original burlesque show series featuring world famous dancer, Bella Blue, and members of the Foxglove Revue. Sponsored by Veuve Clicquot, the shows kick off June 23 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. and continue July 28 and September 1 in our courtyard. Each show will explore a different era with costumes and dancing representative of how the art and fashion of burlesque has evolved over the decades. Guests are encouraged to dress up in appropriate period costumes. Tickets start at $10 with packages available that include parking, cocktails and cabaret tables for four. Tickets are available online at www.wburlesque.eventbrite.com.

Dive-In Movies: Thriller Thursdays

  • June 9, July 7 and August 4 // 6:30pm

This free “Dive-In” movie night is a summer spin-off of old drive-in movies. Guests and locals can swim in the pool while watching summer thrillers. Kicking off Thursday, June 9, the movie nights continue on July 7 and August 4. The pool opens at 6:30 p.m. with the movie starting when the sun sets. Themed cocktails, small bites and complimentary popcorn round out the movie experience. Space is first come, first serve. RSVP by emailing wnolarsvp@whotels.com.

Summer Sunday WET Pool Passes

  • Sundays // 1 – 7pm

From May 29 through August 28, W French Quarter is offering New Orleanians the opportunity to lounge by their lush courtyard pool on Sundays. Ten passes are available every Sunday (with the exception of July 3) for $25 each and include access to the pool from 1 – 7 p.m. and parking for one car. People can purchase these online at www.wfqwetpass.eventbrite.com and select a date or at the hotel’s front desk.



  • Daily // 3 - 6 p.m.

Savor BarBar's snacks and sips for $3 - $6.


Get Mashed with Mashball

  • Fridays // 4 – 7pm

Game on! After winning New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), Mashball, the original plug pong game, is making its way to W French Quarter on Fridays evenings from 4 – 7 p.m.  Guests and locals can enjoy refreshing cocktails in the hotel’s courtyard while challenging each other to a friendly game of Mashball to cap off the work week.

TONE Luxury Fitness Classes with The Sweat Social

  • Thursdays // 6:30am
  • Saturdays // 9:00am

Designed for all levels, TONE fitness classes at W French Quarter combine a mix of cutting edge exercise techniques including yoga, body weight resistance, tabata, pilates, cardio and core conditioning. The Sweat Social leads classes every Thursday morning at 6:30am and Saturday morning at 9am. Classes are $20 for the general public and $15 for hotel guests. Register at www.thesweatsocial.com.

Legs and Eggs Burlesque Brunch at SoBou

  • Sundays // 11:30am – 1:30pm

We’re spicing up brunch with a side of burlesque. Sponsored by New Orleans Ice Cream, Legs and Eggs Burlesque Brunch features the world famous burlesque dancer, Bella Blue, and takes place every Sunday in SoBou from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged by calling (504) 552-4086


Literary and Drinking Round Table

  • Reading to be announced, find more information here

Every 3rd Thursday of the month - Join us for reading, drinking and socializing at the Literary and Drinking Round Table. Sip Laura's special $6 cocktail inspired by a different short story or poem every month and discuss the cocktail and the literary inspiration behind it. No need to RSVP. First 10 guests to arrive will be greeted by a complimentary trouble tree cocktail.