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A Louisiana Parlor:…

Aug 30 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 30 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 30 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 30 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Longue Vue House and…

Aug 30 - Oct 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 30 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 30 - 30, 2015
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its second year, is a collaboration between… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 30 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

New Orleans Saints vs…

Aug 30 - 30, 2015
The New Orleans Saints kickoff their first preseason home game in the… more

NOBA Hosts…

Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) in partnership with Chalmette… more

NOBA's tuition-free…

Aug 30 - Sep 25, 2015
Beginning this weekend, the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance, along with other NOBA… more

Pass It On -The Past…

Aug 30 - 30, 2015
Liberation Nation and Beats & Brushstrokes present The Past We Inherit; the… more

The Foundation…

Aug 30 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Botanical Explorations, new work… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 30 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

FestiGals Presents…

Aug 31 - 31, 2015
Don't sit on the sidelines this football season! Come learn how to get in the… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Aug 31 - 31, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 1 - 29, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Pint Night

Sep 1 - 29, 2015
Join us every Tuesday at the Irish House for Pint Night.   more

The Historic New…

Sep 01, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Katrina Decade:…

Sep 01, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

A Louisiana Parlor:…

Aug 30 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

French Market's 30th Annual Mask Market and New "Mardi Gras Market" will be held February 8-11th, 2013 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Marketing Director
Amy Kirk Duvoisin
(504) 522-2621 ext. 205 
akirk@frenchmarket.org 

 

FRENCH MARKET'S 30TH ANNUAL MASK MARKET AND NEW "MARDI GRAS MARKET" WILL BE HELD FEB 8-11TH, 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.

 

Musical Lineup:
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 our website http://www.frenchmarket.org/ on January 15th.

 

Amy A. Kirk Duvoisin
Marketing Director
The French Market Corporation
1008 North Peters Street 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-2621 ext 205 office (504) 289-0789 cell phone
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