FEB 8-11, 2013
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Event Overview: Mask vendors from around the country will sell their wares in tents alongside the French Market, and local artists will sell costumes, masks, and handcrafted Mardi Gras items. The Farmers and Flea Markets will be open for business as usual (with some specialty items), and the entire two block area will be a festival atmosphere, with live music on the Farmes Market Stage, additional food vendors, and a special Lundi Gras celebration, "Fat Monday at the French Market", which will include secondlines and brass bands performing throughout the day plus special children's activities, in addition to the Mask Market and related Mardi Gras Market vending.
Feb 9, 12 noon - 2 pm Joe Krown Trio
2-4 pm Russell Batiste and Friends
Feb 10, 12 noon - 2 pm New Orleans Moonshiners
2 - 4 pm Kid Merv and All That Jazz
Feb 11, 12 noon-4 p.m. Brass Bands, TBA
Stay tuned for more information on specific vendors and other special activities.
A full schedule will be published on http://www.frenchmarket.org/ on January 15th.