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17th Annual Martin…

Mar 5 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 5 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 5 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 5 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 5 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Colin Lake. more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 5 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 5 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 5 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Yappy Hour at The…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Yappy Hour at the The Velvet Cactus - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Sorry, no dogs… more

Friends of the…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Local jazz band, the Panorama Jazz Band, will bookend the final concert of… more

International…

Mar 6 - 7, 2015
Now in its seventh year, the New Orleans International Children's Film… more

Jefferson Arts…

Mar 6 - 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 6 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Billie performs mainly in an avant-garde, free style painting expansive… more

Opening Reception -…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Join us  for a free opening reception for Radcliffe Bailey: Recent Works… more

Ponchatoula Antique…

Mar 6 - 8, 2015
Featuring-Antique Collectibles Booth, Fine Arts & Crafts Booth, Food Booth,… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
The patron party features specialty cocktails and cuisine from world famous… more

17th Annual Martin…

Mar 5 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… 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.