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French Quarter Festival at Louisiana
French Quarter Festival
400 N Peters St. #205, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130 | 504-522-5730
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French Quarter Festival

What started as a small celebration during the 1984 World's Fair has become New Orleans' second largest festival, attracting over 500,000 people every year. Affectionately dubbed "The World's Largest Block Party," this annual event spans six blocks between the Mississippi Riverfront and Bourbon Street. It also showcases fabulous food, imaginative artwork and over 1,500 talented musicians performing on 21 different stages.


Prices -

Free Admission

Hours -

April 9-12; Times vary

Events -



  • Food
  • Music
  • Artwork


  • How man musicians will be perofroming at the festival?

    The 2015 French Quarter Festival will play host to more than 1,700 musicians, performing on 23 stages located at Spanish Plaza and throughout the historic French Quarter.
  • Will there be bike parking?

    Bike Easy valet bike parking will be available every day of the festival. Located at the Canal Street entrance to Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the service offers convenient valet parking for a nominal fee. There will also be plenty of self-parking throughout the grounds.

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