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French Quarter Festival at Louisiana
French Quarter Festival
400 N Peters St. #205, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130 | 504-522-5730
http://fqfi.org/ | Category: Entertainment
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French Quarter Festival

New Orleans' second largest festival is a free four-day annual festival with fantastic music and fabulous food. Spanning six blocks between Mississippi Riverfront and Bourbon Street, this annual event began as a small celebration during the 1984 World's Fair. Have your pick from 21 stages with contemporary and traditional jazz, R&B, New Orleans funk, and Latin just to name a few. Sample jambalaya, blackened catfish po-boys, Cajun meat pies, or other dishes from more than 60 food stalls by the best restaurants. Take dance lessons, shop for arts and crafts, or attend a lecture within walking distance to our French Quarter hotel.


Prices -

 French Quarter Festival is Free Admission for all

Hours -

April 16-20, 2020  Times vary

Events -



  • Food
  • Dance lessons
  • Music
  • Lectures
  • Artwork
  • Kids' STEM Zone


  • How many musicians will be performing at the festival?

    The French Quarter Festival plays host to an impressive lineup each year of more than 1,500 talented musicians, performing on 21 stages located at Spanish Plaza and throughout the historic French Quarter. Expect to listen to a range of genres including traditional and contemporary jazz, R&B, New Orleans funk, gospel, Latin, and Zydeco. Catch yourself singing along or dancing to the tunes.
  • 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 along the Mississippi floodwall at the Conti Street and Bienville Street entrances, and at Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Avenue, on the neutral ground.

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Why Stay at Astor Crowne Plaza - New Orleans French Quarter?
  • Located in Prime French Quarter Location
  • Walking Distance to All New Orleans Attractions
  • Hotel is Connected to Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant
  • Ideal for Large Conventions and Meetings
  • Hotel is Walking Distance to The Convention Center
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