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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 28 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Ben Harper & The…

Apr 28 - 28, 2017
See Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals live at the Orpheum Theater on… more

Beyond the Canvas:…

Apr 28 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Apr 28 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Chicken on the Bone…

Apr 28 - Dec 6, 2017
Want to enjoy some nightlife? No trip to New Orleans is complete if you have… more

Dark Star Orchestra

Apr 28 - 28, 2017
Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Apr 28, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Disney On Ice…

Apr 28 - 30, 2017
Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends… more

Disney On Ice…

Apr 28 - 30, 2017
Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart is bringing Disney•Pixar’s… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Apr 28 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 28 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 28 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 28 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 28 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Apr 28 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Apr 28 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Apr 28, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

Tennessee Williams -…

Apr 28 - May 16, 2017
Experience SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, a decadent fever dream by Tennessee Williams! … more

The Georgian…

Apr 28 - Oct 16, 2017
For more than a century, a King George sat on the British throne. The Georgian… more

The Irish Cultural…

Apr 28, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 28 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

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

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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.