Old New Orleans Rum

It takes a great rum to make a great Daiquiri. Old New Orleans Rum is the fuel behind the New Orleans Daiquiri Festival... made with Louisiana Sugar Cane, and distilled right here in New Orleans.

Defend The Daiquiri

Defend The Daiquiri is an Initiative to Protect and Revitalize Louisiana's Daiquiri Shoppe and Open Container Culture. We're working to prevent any further restrictions on go-cups and to ensure we'll have the freedom to drink in outdoors for years to come.

Slow & Low

Slow & Low brings back the tradition of bottled Rock & Rye, with honey, orange peel, and American Rye Whiskey, this spirit makes for an excellent float on top of any Daiquiri.



August 17, 2013 0 notes Reblog



Unfortunately, we ran into a permitting issue in our transition, this year, from a non-profit event to a general public event. After talking with city hall, our lawyers, and the ATC, we are unable to hold the 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival tomorrow (Saturday), August 17th.

The Daiquiri Festival is RESCHEDULED for next Saturday, AUGUST 24th. It will still be at 527 Elysian Fields from 12:00-9:00. Those who bought online tickets, and can still attend, will be issued a free drink ticket for the inconvenience. If you’re unable to attend and have already purchased tickets, please contact info@ohnoco.org.

We’ll be spending this entire week planning and scheming a more MIND BLOWING, BRAIN FREEZING 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival! Stay tuned, and thank you for your patience! Who Daiq!

The 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival

August 5, 2013 0 notes Reblog

The New Orleans Daiquiri Festival takes place every year on the 3rd Saturday of August. The 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival will take place on Saturday, August 24, 2013, Noon - 9pm at the Michalopoulos Studio, 527 Elysian Fields Avenue (at Chartres).

The New Orleans Daiquiri Festival is presented by Old New Orleans Rum & Defend The Daiquiri, a partnership of local businesses and organizations working together to celebrate and preserve New Orleans’ Go-Cup Culture, focusing on the Daiquiri as the most iconic of Go-Cup drinks. The 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival is sponsored by Old New Orleans Rum and Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock And Rye.

The 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival will feature:
• Live Performances by:
New Orleans’ Legendary Bounce Icon: Sissy Nobby
New Orleans’ Multi-Award Winning Brass Band: The Stooges Brass Band
New Orleans’ Rowdiest Up-&-Coming Original Rhythm & Blues Band: Mississippi Rail Company

• Pop-Up DJ Sets From Some of New Orleans’ Best Dance Parties including:
Mod Dance Party, Alligator Chomp Chomp, Heatwave, The Birthday Party, Hotbox and More.

• Soul Food & BBQ from:
New Orleans’ most popular pop-up: We’ve Got Soul
New Orleans’ Pulled-Pork Kings: Squeal Bar-B-Q

• The Return of The Who Daiq? Flava Girls:
Miss Jungle Juice, Miss Pina Colada, Miss VooDoo, Miss Soulja Slim, & Miss White Russian

• The Best Frozen Craft Daiquiris in New Orleans:
6 Craft Daiqs made with Old New Orleans Rum and fresh juices, available at 3 on-site Daiquiri Shops, one of which is The Old New Orleans Rum Runner: a mobile craft and draught cocktail bar on wheels!
• Several of the Craft Daiquiris will feature a Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock and Rye Float.

Click here to see the event on our Facebook Page


Sponsors and Partners of the Defend The Daiquiri initiative include:
• OHNO Co (founder of the New Orleans Daiquiri Festival & Defend The Daiquiri)
• Old New Orleans Rum (Primary Spirit Sponsor providing locally made Rum for our Daiqs)
• Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock and Rye (Spirit Sponsor providing floats & side shots for our Daiqs)
• The Bywater Community Development Corporation (Non-Profit Beneficiary)
• Defend New Orleans (Branding Partner, and provider of our t-shirts)
• Elmeco (Manufacturer and Provider of our Daiquiri Machines)

Meet the team

Jeremy JF Thompson

Director & Founder of OHNO Co, the local agency that founded the New Orleans Daiquiri Festival in 2011.

Jordan Soyka

Assistant Director of Events & Promotions

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