July, the middle of summer in New Orleans. We find ourselves at the point between stir-crazy, oh please school can’t come fast enough, and wait I still haven’t really gotten out and done stuff with the kids, because the first half of summer kind of just slipped by. The great news is there’s still time, and lots of things to do in July in New Orleans With Kids sponsored by Rapid Urgent Care. 

*Denotes the event is FREE, and the number represents the date.

  1. Meet & Greet with Drumstick at the Copeland’s of Kenner from 4pm-6pm. Come get $1 kids meals, and stay for the giveaways.*
  2. Take a FREE, kid friendly Zumba Class with Latin flava at Rosenwald Rec Center from 6:15pm-7:15pm, sponsored by NORDC.*
  3. Happy 3rd of July y’all! Meet up at City Park for this FREE event from 7pm-9pm wearing your best red white and blue attire. Get here early for giveaways, the first 5,000 guest receive 3D glasses for the fireworks show at 9pm. Bring a blanket and chairs to enjoy the live music or your picnic, however food and concessions will be for sale.*
  4. HAPPY 4TH of July! *
  5. At 2pm, Little Pizza Chefs, ages 7-13 can have fun at Pizza Domenica learning how pizza dough is made and creating their own pizza to eat!
  6. Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day while chewing  for a cure at Chicken Jam. Head out to the UNO Lakefront Arena from 5pm-10pm and enjoy entertainment from Rockin Doopsie, Bag of Donuts and Me & My Friends.
  7. Family friendly fun from our sponsors, NOLA Motorsports, is on tap at West Bank Beer Fest. Bring the kids for inflatable water slides, karting, xbox free play, crafts and coloring and VR Lounge. Admission gets you a free souvenir tasting mug, unlimited pours for the breweries and much much more. Head out to Avondale for 12pm.
  8. It’s Sunday Funday at Urban South Brewery from 11am-6pm. Bring the kids for some fun in the inflatable bounce house and enjoy great beer and food.*
  9. Sign up for Microsoft: Summer Camps Open Registration. Create a difference in your world camp for ages 8+ at Lakeside Shopping Center at Microsoft Store.
  10. It’s Cow Appreciation Day, wear any cow attire, costume or amoosing accessories to Chick-fil-A and get a free entree.*
  11. Johnette Downing will be performing at the Nix Library for 12pm. Dance, sing and shake your thing. Pre-K through 3rd graders enjoy this most.*
  12. Get in touch with your Italian roots with a movie night featuring Moonstruck(Rated PG) at the American Italian Cultural Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
  13. Start your evening, and pre-movie experience at 6pm with music from the DJ, games, activities and prizes. Keep the fun going with Dinner and a ZOOvie at the Audubon Zoo. You can also splash around at the Cool Zoo/Gator Run if you choose to do so. Bring your own grub or purchase some on site and settle in to watch Coco, starting a little after 8pm.
  14. Encourage and inspire your young artist aged 6-10, by bringing them to Kids Create at Longue Vue House and Gardens from 10am-11am. Let them explore the world of art through pencils and watercolor.
  15. “Something wicked this way comes.”  As part of the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, catch a performance of Macbeth from 1:30pm-3pm.
  16. Starting at 10:30am, Ogden Museum’s Teen Docent Puppet Theater will bring 8 interactive performances providing insight to the world of Southern painters and sculptors at the Milton H. Latter Memorial Library.*
  17. Visit the French Library, home to the largest collection of French children’s books in the country, as well as a selection of English books, French toys, games and gifts. Play, craft, develop, hang out in the café or plan a tea party. Open from 9am-6pm.*
  18. Check out the Kehoe-France Toddler and Parent STEM Night from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Enjoy activities and refreshments, as well as raffles.*
  19. Visit the Kenner Planetarium & MegaDome Cinema in Rivertown anytime from 11am-3pm for a spectacular star studded show.
  20. Get your tickets for screening of this classic and favorite, The Wizard of Oz at the Prytania Theater starting at 10am.*
  21. Camp out at the National WWII Museum under a C-47. Families with kids ages 7-12 will enjoy activities, games, a movie and more at this Family Overnight from 5pm-7am.
  22. Join us from 10am-5:30pm as the PT-305 docks at West End for History on the Lake. Tickets get you admission to the Lighthouse Museum as well as the top deck of the PT-305 WWII patrol torpedo boat. Tickets are sold on site, and you must be 8 years+ to board. In addition PT-305 is not ADA accessible.
  23. The Bug Mobile visits the East Bank Regional Library, you should too! Get up-close encounters with bugs from the Audubon Zoo educators from 10:30am-11:30am.*
  24. Go to a Group Connections playdate at the New Orleans location at 10am, where children 0-2 can interact, while caregivers can gain info and insight from others, as well as certified Parent Educators. Learn, Grow, Develop.*  
  25. Teen can participate in, and register for a poetry workshop at Longue Vue House and Gardens from 10am-12pm. Budding poets can discuss and share their work from 3 writing prompts, as well as offer feedback to others.
  26. Mary Poppins is playing for FREE as part of the Orpheum Theatre Summer Film Series. First come first served, so hop on your carousel horse and gallop on over when the doors open at 6pm.*
  27. Get all dolled up for a trip to The Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts in Kenner as they put on a performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. at 7pm.
  28. Join a Pintsize Paint Party from 10am-12pm at the Fassbender Center in Kenner for a Seahorse painting session. Supplies and snacks are included.
  29. Try out Community Meditation for FREE at the Ashtanga Yoga Room. Bring the family and join the community at 5pm.*
  30. Make custom pinback buttons from comics, manga or your own designs at the Martin Luther King Library for 3:30pm.*
  31. See The Lego Batman Movie and Trolls in this double feature by the Regal Summer Movie Express for only $1. The Grand Esplanade 14 & GPX in Kenner is hosting, and movies start at 10am.

For more fun things to do in New Orleans with kids check out our New Orleans Event Calendar! 

About Rapid Urgent Care

Located at 3908 Veterans Memorial Blvd which is on the corner of Vets and Cleary in the same shopping center as Regions Bank. Rapid Urgent Care is open every single day of the year including holidays and has a physician on site to access, diagnose, and treat your concern.  Rapid Urgent Care commonly treats aliments such as the flu and flu-like illnesses. These include colds, sore throats, bronchitis, asthma, and strep throat. We also treat sprains, minor trauma, and fractures. Our on site X-Ray facility can help to determine if have a broken bone or perhaps just a sprained muscle. Learn more by visiting their website and liking them on Facebook.

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July In New Orleans With Kids