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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 20 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Aug 20, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 20 - 31, 2017
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Dim Sum Brunch at…

Aug 20, 2017
Sister to Gulotta’s acclaimed MOPHO, Maypop located in downtown’s… more

FestiGals

Aug 20, 2017
FestiGals hosts New Orleans Women's Weekend Experience - a celebration of women… more

Heavenly Host of…

Aug 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for  The Heavenly Host of Stars Gala benefiting the Sisters of the… more

Helen Brett Jewelry…

Aug 20 - 22, 2017
The oldest and largest premier jewelry, accessories and merchandise trade show… more

Magazine St. Art…

Aug 20, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 20 - 31, 2017
Returning this summer is New Orleans Museum Month, August 1-31, where being a… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 20 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 20 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 20 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

The Historic New…

Aug 20 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Aug 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for Katalin Lukacks, prize winning pianist! She will  perform… more

Trinity Kicks Off…

Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2017
To help beath the New Orleans' heat, Trinity is introducing new daily Happy… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 21, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 21 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Aug 21, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

Preservation Hall…

Aug 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for live Traditional Jazz entertainment featuring Leroy Jones! more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 20 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… 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)