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Hotel Registration Opens January 1, 2021

Event Registration Opens June 1, 2021

July 7-10, 2022

The Schedule


The Schedule

Thursday                          (NO Food Served)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM           Instructor's Workshop Participant Registration

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM           Instructor's Workshop Meet and Greet

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM           Instructors Workshop

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM          General Registration

5:00 PM – 10:00 PM        Hospitality Desk

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM          Divas of Line Dance Workshops

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM           Party with a Pink Purpose Line Dance Event (Attire: Pink)

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM           Man Cave Room Open

Friday                             (Food Served)

8:00 AM                          Fitness Workshops

9:00 AM-Noon                 Instructors Workshop

9:00 AM-Noon                 General Registration

10:00 AM                        Umbrella Workshop*

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM       Hospitality Desk

3:00 PM                          African American City Tour                                                   

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM         Registration

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM       Hospitality Desk

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM         GQ Review Workshop

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM         NOLA Hello Party (Attire: Dripping in Gold)

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM         Man Cave Room Open

Saturday                        (NO Food Served)

8:00 AM                         Fitness Workshops

9:00 AM-Noon               Registration

Noon – 2:00 PM            Hospitality

9:00 AM                         Line Dance Workshops  (Attire: Wear your NOLASE 2022 Event Shirt)

10:15 AM – 11:15 PM    Linda Simms "The Who Dat Teacher"

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM       Line Dance Workshops

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM        See, Taste and Hear the NOLA Southern Experience - Free Time

1:30 PM                         Umbrella Workshop*    

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM       African American Tour

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM      Hospitality Desk

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM        NOLA Southern Experience Mardi Gras Madness Dance Party

                                      (Bring your Second Line Umbrella and wear your purple green and gold)

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM        Man Cave Room Open

Sunday                          (Food Served)                                                                                                    

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM       Hospitality Desk 

9:00 AM                         Praise & Worship

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM      All White NOLA Southern Experience Farewell Brunch & Dance

                                      (Bring your Second Line Umbrella)


The Host Hotel

All events will be held at the:

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

500 Canal Street

New Orleans, Louisiana 70130



Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 14.45% plus $3 Occupancy Tax per room night, as well as the Statutory Act 410 Tourism Support Assessment of 1.75% for each room rate, per room night and/or the following automatic or mandatory charges (e.g. resort charges) in effect at the time of check in. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night nonrefundable room deposit. Please call the Sheraton Hotel for the overnight  parking rate.

Hotel Reservation
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Other Travel Information

Other Travel Information

Transportation & Parking

Airport Shuttle New Orleans - Official Ground Transportation for the New Orleans Airport

Toll Free 866-596-2699

Roundtrip Cost $44 per person

One Way $24 per person

Concierge Livery Car Service (Bryon) 504.495.1485
Danielle Keller 504.214.5580
Debra Felix 504.494.2306
Ire Deja 504.701.2483
Tomaris Jackson 504.232.3956

Transportation Disclaimer: Linda Simms nor associates or volunteers of the NOLA Southern Experience 2022 are in the business of providing transportation services to the public. The above are suggested, independent vendors. Linda Simms, the associates and the volunteers of the NOLA Southern Experience 2022 assume no responsibility for any injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that may be sustained as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with or associated with receiving transportation services, including, but not limited to, injuries, damages and loss arising out of negligent operation or supervision of the vehicle.


For more information email or call

Linda Simms 504-251-0674

Ebony Turner 504-408-1088

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