French Market Creole Tomato Festival

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Jun 8, 2019 to Jun 9, 2019
 French Market Creole Tomato Festival
Time: All day

Fresh Creole Tomatoes and other seasonal produce will be sold by visiting local farmers at the Farmers Market.

  • Cooking demonstrations will conducted by local chefs hourly 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Festival food booths and Farmers Market eateries will feature special Creole tomato dishes for the weekend.
  • Indoor/outdoor children’s activities include: miniature golf, circus arts & craft-making, storytelling, swing dance lessons, face painting & live local music
  • Main music stage will feature Louisana Cajun-Zydeco Festival performers on Saturday 6/8 and local R&B artists hosted by WYLD-FM on Sunday
  • Brass bands will play on the hour and move throughout the French Market District on Sunday
  • Shoppers who spend $30 in our retail shops will receive a complimentary box of Creole Tomatoes  from George’s Produce.
  • Free tomato samples will be given out at several stations throughout the festival.
  • 5,000 free tomato fans will be given out throughout the weekend.
  • Souvenir t-shirts, tanks, aprons & hats will be sold at 2 locations.  
  • Volunteers from Liberty Bank, Iberia Bank, and Children’s Hospital will be on-site manning concession booths, children’s activities, tomato sample stations, and souvenir stands.
  • “Caps for Kids” is our official partner for the Caps for Kids Cool Zone in Dutch Alley; all proceeds from Dutch Alley concessions go to Caps for Kids program.
  • Parking is conveniently located along the River in the French Market District and in two FMC operated lots at Esplanade and Elysian Fields.  Riverside streetcar use is encouraged, with 3 nearby stops.
Venue:  French Market
Address:  1008 N. Peters, New Orleans, LA
Admission Cost:  
Phone:  504.522.2621
Web:  Web Site