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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

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

Artist Spotlight…

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

Edgar Degas: The…

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

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

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

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

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

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

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

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

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

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Pirate's Choice…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for Pirate's Choice featuring Luke Quaranta, Terrence Houston, and… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… 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)