Upcoming Events


A Louisiana Parlor:…

Oct 4 - 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Oct 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

City Park Pumpkin…

Oct 4 - 25, 2015
Get ready for some nonstop fall fun at New Orleans' City Park! Located at City… more

Collective Media…

Oct 4 - 25, 2015
Join Longue Vue for the first opening of its three-part "Collective… more

Fats Domino & Dave…

Oct 4 - Dec 27, 2015
Join us at the Carver Theater for a Music Tribute honoring Legendary Musicians… more

Gretna Heritage…

Oct 4 - 4, 2015
Join us in celebrating the Gretna Heritage Festival, encompassing 25 city… more

Hell Yes Fest

Oct 4 - 11, 2015
HUKA Entertainment and The New Movement are proud to announce the 4th Annual… more

Longue Vue House and…

Oct 4 - 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival… more

New Orleans Saints…

Oct 4 - 4, 2015
The New Orleans Saints & the Dallas Cowboys kick-off at 7:30 pm. more

New Orleans Swing…

Oct 4 - 5, 2015
Dancers and vintage enthusiasts from all over the world are preparing to visit… more

Newcomb Art Museum of…

Oct 04, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
Join us for the  Exhibition: "A Shared Space: KAWS, Karl Wirsum,… more

SoFAB presents Cirque…

Oct 4 - 4, 2015
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is happy to announce that the Cirque de… more

Southern Rep presents…

Oct 4 - 10, 2015
Does art imitate life or vice versa? In this effervescent romantic comedy by… more

The Foundation…

Oct 4 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Foundation Gallery for  House: Group Exhibition with Andrew… more

The Photography of…

Oct 04, 2015 - Mar 01, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

The Sweat Social…

Oct 4 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Treme Festival

Oct 4 - 4, 2015
On the first weekend of October, the famous Tremé neighborhood will host… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Oct 4 - 4, 2015
"Uncle Wayne" Daigrepont, presents his special brand of entertaining… more

7th Annual Pumpkin…

Oct 5 - 31, 2015
The Lutcher/Gramercy Lions Club presents its 7th Annual Pumpkin Patch at the… more

Preservation Hall…

Oct 5 - 5, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

A Louisiana Parlor:…

Oct 4 - 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… 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



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.


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