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Gospel Music Festival

Jul 29 - 31, 2015
Join us for48th Annual Gospel Music Workshop of America!     … more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 29 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Smoothie King Center…

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The Sweat Social…

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15th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 30 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Save the date! Satchmo SummerFest will kick-off with a fundraiser to benefit… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

Seanger Theater…

Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Hot on the heels of a remarkable year that included performing the smash hit… more

The Historic New…

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

Yappy Hour in the…

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Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Anthony Bean…

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

My Morning Jacket

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
My Morning Jacket has built a reputation as a group who consistently challenges… more

Saenger Theatre…

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Atlanta rapper Future has earned a place at the genre's vanguard with his… more

Author to Reader Con…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  a FREE to the public book signing with 80+ authors. Parking… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Hemispheres Cup -…

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Two of the best rugby clubs in the world, the Saracens from England and the… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 1 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

Gospel Music Festival

Jul 29 - 31, 2015
Join us for48th Annual Gospel Music Workshop of America!     … 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.