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17th Annual Martin…

Feb 27 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Feb 27 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Feb 27 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for a  stellar event, as we celebrate the opening of the… more

Ashé presents the…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Based on the book of the same name written by Dr. David A. Anderson. Adapted… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Feb 27 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

Documentary ‘Big…

Feb 27 - 28, 2015
Join us for the documentary film "Big Charity" at the Joy Theater.… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Feb 27 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Jefferson Arts…

Feb 27 - Mar 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Feb 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Feb 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Diablos' Horns is a New Orleans brass supergroup with a guitar hero singing… more

Music at the Mint…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Guitarists Jimmy Robinson and Cranston Clements have been playing together for… more

New Orleans Celtic…

Feb 27 - Mar 1, 2015
New Orleans Celtic Festival is an annual event dedicated to preserving and… more

Octavia Art Gallery…

Feb 27 - 28, 2015
Edward Bear Miller's figurative, gestural, and bold representations of our… more

Sonic Bloom featuring…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for Sonic Bloom featuring Eric "Benny" Bloom. more

Stage Door Canteen…

Feb 27 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Feb 27 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

17th Annual Martin…

Feb 27 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

The 72nd Annual New Orleans Spring Fiesta

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Karen Holzenthal 
telephone: 504.299.2115
fax: “Attn Fiesta” 504.299.2315

Teresa LeBlanc
telephone: 504.861.2343
fax “Attn Fiesta”
504.861.9649
                 
                                                             The New Orleans Spring Fiesta

New Orleans, LA- The New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association will hold its 72nd Annual Spring Fiesta from March 29th – 30th; and April 4th – 6th, 2008. 

The first weekend’s home tours will begin on March 29th with an optional brunch at Commander’s Palace Restaurant at 11:30 a.m., followed by the Garden District Home Tour.  March 30th and April 6th will include home tours of the French Quarter, while April 6th will highlight Uptown residences. All tours will feature historic, private homes which are not generally open to the public. French Quarter guided walking tours will be held on March 29th and 30th. On April 5th the Queen and her Court will be presented in Jackson Square at 2:30 p.m. The “Night in Old New Orleans” parade will roll its horse-drawn carriages through the French Quarter at 4:30 p.m.

The New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting the preservation of our City’s history and architecture. The Spring Fiesta events are designed to allow all to revel in the cultural heritage that is unique to New Orleans. For information and tickets please call 504.581.1367 or 800.550.8450, or go to our website (www.springfiesta.com).

Weekend I
Saturday, March 29th, 2008

French Quarter Walking Tour I
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Price: $12 (advance purchase) - $15 (day of tour)

Garden District Home Tour Including Jazz Brunch at
World Famous Commander’s Palace Restaurant
Begins at 11:30 a.m., 1403 Washington Avenue
Advance Reservations are required as is proper attire.
Price of $68 includes 3-course lunch and tour of Garden District Homes

Garden District Home Tour (tour of homes only – no brunch)
Begins at 1429 Seventh Street
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Price $18 (advance purchase) - $20 (day of tour)

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

French Quarter Walking Tour II
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street
Price $12 (advance purchase) - $15 (day of tour)
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Price: $12 (advance purchase) - $15 (day of tour)

French Quarter Home Tour I
Begins at 1032 Esplanade Avenue
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Price $18 (advance purchase) - $20 (day of tour)


Weekend II
Friday, April 4th, 2008

French Quarter Home Tour II
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Price $18 (advance purchase) - $20 (day of tour)

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

French Quarter Walking Tour III
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Price $12 (advance purchase) - $15 (day of tour)

Presentation of the Queen and Court at Jackson Square
2:30 p.m.

“Night in Old New Orleans” Parade
4:30 p.m. in the French Quarter

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

French Quarter Walking Tour IV
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Price $12 (advance purchase) - $15 (day of tour)

Uptown Home Tour
Begins at 5624 St. Charles Avenue
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Price $18 (advance purchase) - $20 (day of tour)