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Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

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Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

This free event is held on the grounds of the Old U.S. Mint on the edge of the French Quarter, between the French Market and Esplanade Avenue. The festivities begin at 11:00 a.m. and run continuously through until 7:00 p.m. on both the Saturday and Sunday of the event. Two widely separated stages are set up where music can be performed simultaneously without clashing with each other. Cajun specialty food vendors and some of the finest crafts to come out of the Bayou Country. Skilled artisans from the Acadiana Region sell hand-made art, jewelry, colorful hand-carved duck decoys and other crafts.