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Check Out the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans!

It’s no surprise why thousands of tourists go to New Orleans every year. The hustle and bustle of the city, the good food, and the everlasting culture is hard to forget, and even harder not to enjoy. One of the most popular attractions of this city is the French Quarter. Everything you could ever need for a perfect party night is there; bars, shopping, restaurants, and just attractions in general are sure to keep you entertained throughout your visit. However, if you want even more of a festival in New Orleans, you’re in luck! Every new season in New Orleans, the people try to bring something special, and this coming spring they’re going to look forward to festival fun because of the fabulous French Quarter Festival happening in the French Quarter! The people who’ve organized this festival invite you to enjoy all the entertainment and food the city has to offer before coming back to relax at the even more wonderful Hotel St. Marie. Let’s check out all there is to offer at this French Quarter Festival!

FRENCH QUARTER FEST

French Quarter Fest

The French Quarter Festival in the French Quarter has been known to be one of the largest free musical events offered in the New Orleans calendar, and according to the organizers, the largest free admission music festival in the USA. Every spring, the Festival Season begins with the French Quarter Festival located in the French Quarter rocking the city with a fantastic line up of both musicians playing in an unbeatable setting as well as a plethora of food choices for the guests to purchase. So don’t miss out on this great setting! Gear up to celebrate the unique and vibrant culture of New Orleans’ French Quarter Festival in the French Quarter this upcoming spring!

Where?

The setting of this wonderful event near the Hotel St. Marie, as you may have guessed from the name of the festival itself, the French Quarter itself. Unlike many other music festivals around the world, the French Quarter Festival replaces the messy and sometimes buggy grassy space for city streets. By doing so, these said streets run through one of the world’s architectural preservation treasures for people to enjoy while being at the French Quarter Festival. The festival will begin its activities during the second weekend of April, which tends to come with gorgeous weather while not being too hot in the sun. The music line-up draws from a decidedly local list of acts too. Book your stay today to take advantage of the free French Quarter Festival today!

Plethora of Jams!

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A whopping amount of 23 stages will be placed throughout the French Quarter in New Orleans during this four-day celebration of culture, food, and music, featuring over four hundred musical performances! Genres will include anything and everything: traditional and contemporary jazz, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco, New Orleans funk, classical, swing, rock, and international sounds that will bring a smile to any music lover’s face. Search the French Quarter Festival near Hotel St. Marie today to look at the incredible lineup!

Good Eats

What’s a New Orleans festival without all the great food? That’s why for the French Quarter Festival , there will be a vast amount of grub choices for you to choose from! There will be more than sixty food as well as beverage booths that will be scattered around the historic French Quarter, with prices ranging from $3-$11.

Additional Entertainment

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In addition to the incredible live music and culture, this year will host some extra special events in the French Quarter Festival, including dance lessons, parades, art shows and talks with some of the biggest legends in NOLA music.

Transportation

If you don’t have your own transportation to the French Quarter Festival, that’s okay! The French Quarter is accessible via many transportation options, like the streetcar line, taxis, and the everyday streetcar that New Orleans is known for! So don’t wait! Get your plans for the FQF today!

 
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