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14th Annual Saints…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
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40th Annual Julia…

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9th Annual New…

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Bach Around the Clock

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Come join us for the Annual Bach Around the Clock. There will be over two… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 24 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Clarence John…

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A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 24, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 24 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

Exhibition to feature…

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Mar 24 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

JazzCon.Tech

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Jefferson Chamber…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
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Kermit Ruffins Concert

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
This concert follows The Big Idea Pitch competition during New Orleans… more

New Orleans Bourbon…

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Laissez les bon temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The motto of a city that… more

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Come join us in a spring celebration featuring sugar blowing demonstrations and… more

New Orleans Museum of…

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New Orleans Museum of…

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In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

NOLA Pyrate Week

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
NOLA Pyrate Week is 10 days of swashbuckling, art, music, food, events and… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 24 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Mar 24, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

14th Annual Saints…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… 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.