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In New Orleans, exceptional experiences await you around every corner. Whether it’s the unmatched cuisine, award-winning museums, and cultural institutions, or the sounds of live jazz reverberating through streets lined with centuries-old architecture, one thing is for certain–when you’re in New Orleans, there’s nowhere else in the world you could possibly mistake it for. Stay tuned for more attractions to be added soon. To learn more visit
We’ve compiled a round up of optional activities for you to engage in on Saturday, November 2nd before the official start of the conference on Sunday, November 3rd. We hope you’ll join us on Saturday to take advantage of all that New Orleans has to offer, ground yourself in place, history, culture, and community. Take a look at a round up of offerings to engage in and personalize your learning experience in NOLA!



UniqueNola offers six tours at various times of day to suit various schedules. Their most popular includes the Sinister Criminal Intentions, Lewd Spirits (for adults), and the Family Friendly Ghost Tour for all ages.

Here’s the schedule, daily (all times US Central):

  • Garden District Tour: 10am
  • The Local’s Guide to the French Quarter Tour: 10am + 4pm
  • Pestilence, Pandemic & Plague Tour: 1pm
  • Kid-friendly Ghost Tour: 5pm
  • Sinister Criminal Intentions: The Original True Crime Tour: 4pm + 7pm
  • Our Favorite Ghosts Tour: 8pm
  • Lewd Spirits Pub Crawl and Ghost Tour: 5pm + 8pm

Sazerac House

Sazerac House offers free, self-guided tours daily, departing continuously between 11 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. The tours typically take anywhere from 45-90 minutes and guests receive three free cocktail samples throughout the museum. We also have a gift shop and distillery on the first floor, which guests are welcome to visit. Guests can simply sign up for a self-guided tour on our website or by walk-in at the day and time of their choosing. 

As a special treat, we offer three exclusive public tasting classes daily, each accommodating up to 14 guests. These classes, which are live for bookings approximately 45-60 days in advance on our website, provide a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the world of cocktails and whiskey. The class schedule is as follows: 12pm Tropical Cocktails, 2pm Sazerac Cocktail, and 4pm Whiskey Grid Tasting. You can find detailed descriptions for each class on the reserve page of our website. 

The National WWII Museum

Visit the Voices from the Front experience at the National WWII Museum, which uses AI to power interactions with more than a dozen veterans, Home Front workers, Holocaust survivors, and other witnesses to the war through interactive video displays.

Audubon Aquarium

Explore the diverse aquatic ecosystems of the Gulf Coast and engage in interactive learning about marine conservation. The Aquarium was the first in the country to be certified as sensory-inclusive.

Haunted History Tours

The largest and longest operating walking tour company in New Orleans, Haunted History Tours is renowned for incredible storytelling and wow-worthy explorations. We use only the industry’s best guides and storytellers: Expect to walk away impressed. Our tours are mildly theatrical, hugely historical, and thoroughly entertaining. Both a learning experience and a great way to see New Orleans, our tours give you a well-rounded experience with a twist.

Offerings include:

  • New Orleans True Crime Tour
  • New Orleans Daytime Cemetery Tour
  • French Quarter Ghost & Legends Tour
  • New Orleans Haunted Pub Crawl
  • And many more!

New Orleans Sightseeing Pass

New Orleans Sightseeing Passes are designed to save you money even when visiting just 2 Attractions. Created by travel professionals for visitors and locals alike, Sightseeing Passes have already helped over 1 Million customers. Daily or flexible options for 45+ attractions and offers.