French Quarter Festival

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Apr 12, 2018 to Apr 15, 2018
French Quarter Fest
Time: Check web site for venu, times

Known as the “largest free festival in the South” and “The World’s Largest Block Party,” it is touted by leading tourism officials as the “kickoff to the festival season in New Orleans.” French Quarter Festival will present an exciting array of entertainment, including more than 400 hours of live performances by over 1,300 local musicians on 20 stages, plus authentic New Orleans cuisine, and spectacular events over four full days.
The musical artist selection showcases a variety of popular New Orleans genres including traditional and contemporary jazz, Cajun/Zydeco, world, brass band, blues, rock, and pop from some of New Orleans’ most well-known musicians. Festival goers can savor upscale dining in a festival atmosphere at the “World’s Largest Jazz Brunch”  –  a variety of authentic local cuisine from more than 60 critically acclaimed New Orleans restaurants. Some of the restaurants at festival include Antoine’s, Galatoire’s, Muriel’s, R’evolution, Jacques-i-mo’s, Boucherie, Crescent Pie and Sausage, GW Fins, Trey Yuen, K-Paul’s, Tujague’s, Praline Connection, and more. Plus, there will be free special events, family fun with two exciting kids areas , and fireworks on the Mississippi River.

Venue:  French Quarter
Address:  New Orleans, LA
Admission Cost:  Free
Web:  Web Site