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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for The Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich, Roland Guerin, John Gros. more

17th Annual Save Our…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is gearing up for its 17th Annual Save Our… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… 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)