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January at Virgin Hotels: Brunch, Markets and more

NEW ORLEANS – Let your resolution for 2023 to be to get out and enjoy life more than ever in the Crescent City – with a number of fun events that are open to the public and designed with local New Orleanians in mind at Virgin Hotels New Orleans.

Saturday, Jan. 21, Dolly Parton Brunch Hosted by Trixie Minx 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Virgin Hotels New Orleans & Trixie Minx Productions celebrate Dolly Parton’s birthday with a special burlesque brunch! Pay respect to the icon’s 77th birthday with Dolly-centric brunch with themed cocktails and brunch specialties with a twist from Chef Alex Harrell & Jason Rardin. Listen to your favorite Dolly Parton tunes interpreted by drag and burlesque performers. A portion of proceeds from sales will go to the country singer’s charity Imagination Library, which provides books to children around the country.   Reservations here.

Sunday, Jan. 22, Mardi Gras Market 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Virgin Hotels New Orleans prides itself on working with local vendors throughout the property – everything from candles to artwork in the rooms.  Catch the homegrown spirit with a special marketplace and browse clothing, jewelry, and sweet treats from primarily local vendors while enjoying live entertainment.  Vendors to date include:

  • Cool Your Fannies
  • Bitlu Boutique
  • Epiphany Throws
  • Sunday Love Club
  • Bella Gifts to Geaux
  • Elektra Cosmetics
  • Bella Gifts to Geaux
  • Sorellas NOLA
  • Mad Nails
  • Rosie Jean Designs
  • Sucre
  • Designs by KB

Sunday, Jan. 29, Cherry, A Comedy Show Hosted by Ryan Rogers 6 p.m.
Join New Orleans-based comedian Ryan Rogers for the return of “Cherry” – a comedy show about “first times”. Kicking off at 6pm, prepare for lots of laughter as local New Orleans comedians tell amusing stories about their first times.  Free street parking. Comedians include: Akeyla Aluko, Jeff D, Roman Ellis, Maggie Shipley, & your host Ryan Rogers! Space is limited and seating is first-come, first-served. Reserve your seats at


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