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Upcoming Events

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Hillbilly Jigs…

Jun 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Hillbilly Jigs Bluegrass Jam. more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jun 30 - Jul 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 30 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jun 30 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Remembering Jeffrey…

Jun 30 - 30, 2015
Join Carol Bebelle, Ron Bechet, Stella Jones, Margaret Slade Kelly, Martin… more

The Foundation…

Jul 1 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

ESSENCE Festival…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
The 2015 #BRINGTHELOVE Citywide Day of Service in New Orleans! Join… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 2 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Ogden After Hours…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Alvin Youngblood Hart. more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 2 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

San Fermin in Nueva…

Jul 9 - 12, 2015
The 9th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is… more

Hillbilly Jigs…

Jun 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Hillbilly Jigs Bluegrass Jam. more

New Orleans Spring Fiesta 76th Anniversary March 23rd - April 1st, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Tara C. Doskey
Phone: 504 988-5347
Email: tdoskey@tulane.edu
 

 New Orleans Spring Fiesta 76th Anniversary March 23rd - April 1st, 2012
Festival Activities and Home Tours in French Quarter, Garden District and Uptown

New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association celebrates the cultural heritage and architecture of the city with its 76h annual Spring Fiesta March 23 - April 1, 2012.  The festivities get under way with French Quarter Home Tour I beginning at the historic Spring Fiesta House, 826 St. Ann. On Saturday, March 24st at 10:00 a.m. the Spring Fiesta Housie will be the start of a French Quarter Walking Tour. The walking tours are available on Saturday and Sunday of both weekends from 10:00 until 4:00. Saturday's festivities feature a Promenade through Jackson Square preceding the presentation of the Spring Fiesta Queen and her Court (adorned in antebellum attire) at 12:45 p.m... Following the presentation at 3:30 p.m., the Queen and her court parade through the Vieux Carre in "A Night in Old New Orleans" parade in horse drawn carriages showering her subjects with the season's bounty. Sunday tours of the elegant Uptown homes run from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Activities on Weekend II begin with an optional brunch Jazz Brunch (reservations require followed by tours of the fabulous Garden District homes. On Sunday,  Home Tours start at 1:00 p.m. Please see http://www.springfiesta.com/ for advance ticket sales, information and reservations.  Advance tickets may be purchased online at http://www.ticketweb.com/ or  locally March 19, 2012 until the day of the event.