FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tara C. Doskey
Phone: 504 988-5347
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.