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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 30 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Beyond the Canvas:…

Apr 30 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Apr 30 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Chicken on the Bone…

Apr 30 - Dec 6, 2017
Want to enjoy some nightlife? No trip to New Orleans is complete if you have… more

Disney On Ice…

Apr 30 - 30, 2017
Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends… more

Disney On Ice…

Apr 30 - 30, 2017
Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart is bringing Disney•Pixar’s… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 30 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 30 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 30 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Apr 30 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Apr 30 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

STS9

Apr 30 - 30, 2017
Since forming in Atlanta 15 years ago, instrumental electronic rock band STS9… more

Tennessee Williams -…

Apr 30 - May 16, 2017
Experience SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, a decadent fever dream by Tennessee Williams! … more

Zurich Classic

Apr 30 - 30, 2017
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

CNN presents Sound…

May 1 - 1, 2017
CNN invites you to a special screening of SOUNDTRACKS: SONGS THAT DEFINED… more

David Hansen's Garden…

May 01, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

May 01, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

The Georgian…

May 1 - Oct 16, 2017
For more than a century, a King George sat on the British throne. The Georgian… more

The Irish House…

May 01, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 30 - 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)