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“Awash with Color:…

Feb 7 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

18th Annual Dr.…

Feb 7 - Mar 31, 2016
Join us for the opening reception for the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King… more

2016 Mardi Grad…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
Mardi Gras - 2016 Parade Schedule Sat,… more

Bacchus Bash

Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Bacchus Bash, the annual Mardi Gras extravaganza, returns Sunday, February 7.… more

Mama's Music

Feb 07, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Mardi Gras Balcony…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
MARDI GRAS BOURBON STREET BALCONY TICKETS 6 HOURS OPEN BAR, LOUISIANA BUFFET… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Feb 7 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

The Foundation…

Feb 7 - 28, 2016
*Opening Reception: January 15, 2016 - 6pm-10pm The Foundation Gallery will be… more

The Historic New…

Feb 7 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The Photography of…

Feb 7 - Mar 1, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Feb 7 - 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more

Ultimate Louisiana…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
This is a three-day festival from Feb 7th-9th, 2016. The Human Circuit plays… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 08, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Krewe of Orpheus -…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Experience a side of Mardi Gras seldom seen by New Orleanians or visitors, and… more

Krewe of Orpheus…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join us for the Orpheus Parade. Founded in 1993, the Krewe of Orpheus takes its… more

Lundi Gras at the…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join our Lundi Gras Celebration– kid style! Decorate your own king cake.… more

Mardi Gras Bourbon…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
LIMITED VIP Mardi Gras Bourbon Street Balcony Tickets! Being "above the… more

Monday Blues

Feb 08, 2016 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

The Irish House…

Feb 08, 2016
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Feb 08, 2016 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

“Awash with Color:…

Feb 7 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

French Market St. Nicholas Day Fair

Saturday, December 1
10am - 4pm at Dutch Alley

Event: French Market St. Nicholas Day Fair

Start: December 1, 2012 11:00 am
End: December 1, 2012 5:00 pm
 

 

AT THE PERFORMANCE PAVILION

10 A.M.-10:15  Cecilia Dartez reads "Jenny Giraffe Discovers Papa Noel"

10:20-10:35   Alex McConduit  ‘The Little Who Dat Who Didn't"

10:40-10:55 a.m  Monica Davillier Barrois,  "Squirrelly Squirrels"

12 -12:45 p.m.  Johnette Downing performs a mix of her Louisiana tunes plus some holiday specials

1-1:45 p.m.  Jayna Morgan and the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band present Swingin' Christmas tunes 

2-2:45 p.m.  Diane de Las Casas presents interactive storytelling featuring her popular children's books

3-3:45 p.m. Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians Holiday Happening: Mele Kalikimaka!

SAINT NICK SECONDLINE and Saint Nicholas arrival

11 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  SANTA SECONDLINE begins at Washington Artillery Park with New Wave Brass Band and International School stilt walkers

11:30 a.m.  SAINT NICHOLAS ARRIVES AT JAZZ PARK PORCH! St Nick will be stationed here with chair and decorations for photographs, but will also walk through Dutch Alley and our retail shops throughout the day.

INSIDE THE JAZZ PARK

12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.   Jim & Martha Hession

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Stephen Dale & Friends 

 

IN DUTCH ALLEY, across from Jazz Park (under and near tree)

10 a.m.-4 p.m.   Petting zoo and pictures

12 noon to 4 p.m. Balloon Artist

 

CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES across from Pavilion

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Facepainting and Interactive Kids Craft Booths:

Kids can make and take holiday themed art projects, including hats, secondline hankies, and ornaments!

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Author signing station and book sales hosted by A Tisket A Tasket BookShop

DUMAINE PLAZA at Dumaine & Decatur Streets

 4 p.m.  New Orleans Navy Band Full Steam Brass Band

For more information contact: French Market Corporation at 504.522.2621 or info@frenchmarket.org.