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“The National WWII…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to… more

29th Annual Fall…

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Abita Springs Opry at…

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The Abita Springs Opry returns to the French Market Farmers Market Every… more

Alliance Française…

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Backyard Grooves

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 27 - 31, 2016
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Didn't Wash Us Away: …

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Double Dose

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

End of the Rainbow…

Aug 27 - Sep 26, 2016
Come join for the exhibition of  End of the Rainbow, which is an extension… more

Entergy Giant Screen…

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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

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Jon Cleary & The…

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The Orpheum Theater will celebrate a full year since re-opening its doors to… more

Louisiana Music…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
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Mama's Music

Aug 27, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Modgun by Robert…

Aug 27 - Dec 18, 2016
The public is invited to tour the newly installed ModGun by Robert Tannen, the… more

Morris Bart Presents…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
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New Orleans Museum…

Aug 27 - 31, 2016
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its third year, is a collaboration between… more

Nik Richard - A Dream…

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Local New Orleans author, Nik Richard, is having a book release this Saturday… more

Ogden Museum Presents…

Aug 27 - Sep 18, 2016
Join us at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art  for the exhibiition,… more

The House of Groove

Aug 27, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

“The National WWII…

Aug 27 - 27, 2016
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to… more

Fat Monday at the French Market- Lundi Gras Celebration

February 11, 2013
  • Location: French Market Corporation
  • Address: 1008 N. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Times: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Contact: Amy A. Kirk Duvoisin
  • Phone: 504-522-2621
  • Venue: French Market Corporation
  • Visit Website

FULL SCHEDULE FOR LUNDI GRAS “FAT MONDAY AT THE FRENCH MARKET” MONDAY FEB 11TH 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

Throughout the French Market, see and hear these strolling brass bands:

11-12:30 pm. Tornado Brass Band  
12:45-2:15 p.m. Lagniappe Brass Band
2:30-4:00 p.m. Storyville Stompers

FARMERS MARKET STAGE
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians perform a mix of Mardi Gras and trad jazz
11 a.m. Seguenone Kone presents a children's performance featuring musical styles from around the world with audience participation encouraged
12 noon Colette Le Blanc Tatum, author of  Mardi Gras: An Alphabet Parade
12:30 p.m. Children’s author Cecilia Dartez, Jenny Giraffe goes to Mardi Gras           
1:00 p.m. Children’s author Alex McConduit, The  Little Who Dat Who Didn’t
1:30-2:00 p.m. Children’s author Diane de Las Casas , Dinosaur Mardi Gras and more! 
2:00-2:45 Nari the world famous puppeteer will be performing a variety of colorful voices and amazing stories
2:45-3:05 KING CAKE EATING CONTEST featuring King Cake Cupcakes by THE CUPCAKE FAIRIES.  Limited to 10 participants.
3:15-4:00 Nari the world famous puppeteer will be performing a variety of colorful voices and amazing stories

KIDS ACTIVITIES WITHIN AND NEXT TO THE FARMERS MARKET:

Facepainter Irina decorates faces and hands for free!
Balloon Artist   &  Juggler  from CARL MACK PRESENTS

CRAFT BOOTHS (Kids make stuff to take home—FREE!) 10 am to 4 p.m.