French Quarter Fest New Orleans
New Orleans is home to rich culture and traditions, delicious foods, and exciting festivals the whole family can enjoy! The French Quarter is section of New Orleans that contains renowned historic sites, famous restaurants and bars, and unique entertainment.
For the past 3 decades, each spring New Orleans has been hosting an exciting music, food, and culture festival in the French Quarter called French Quarter Fest! This year French Quarter Fest boasts popular musicians, great food, and tours all with free admission yet again.
French Quarter Festival in New Orleans
Get a taste of the great city of New Orleans by attending the French Quarter Festival April 12-15th! Stages will be deliberately placed throughout the French Quarter for the four days that the festival takes place, and these stages will be home to hundreds of musical performances!
There is music for all tastes and preferences in music at the French Quarter Fest; Genres will include everything, from jazz, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco, classical, New Orleans funk, swing, rock, to international sounds that will delight all lovers of music! View this year’s schedule.
French Quarter Festival Food and Drink Vendors
In addition to great music that will get your feet moving, French Quarter Fest features some truly delectable food. Over sixty food and beverage booths will be located throughout the historic French Quarter, providing you with tons of delicious options for food while you are walking around and enjoying the music or sipping on a drink.
There are food items ranging in prices from $3-$11, so you can even sample a few different foods without breaking the bank. Pat O’Brien’s Hurricanes, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee and other class New Orleans dishes and beverages will be available for purchase! In addition to great food and music, this year’s French Quarter Fest will host a few special events, including dance lessons, exciting parades, art shows and even talks with local music legends.
Finding a Place to Stay during French Quarter Fest
Once you have decided on coming to New Orleans for French Quarter Fest, the only issue you have to deal with is finding a beautiful place to stay that is close to all of the excitement.
Thankfully, there are beautiful and historic places to stay in New Orleans that are in a prime location close to all of the entertainment and action in the French Quarter; the French Market Inn, Hotel St. Marie, Place d’Armes, the Prince Conti Hotel, and the Lafayette Hotel!
When you plan on booking a hotel, you want to ensure that you do not have to walk great distances or face expensive cab fares to get to the places you want to visit. That’s where Frenchquarter.com shines as your easy place to find hotel options!
Not only are many of these hotels located right in the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans, but each is in prime location for French Quarter Fest, like the French Market Inn which is also located within six blocks of Jackson Square, the French Market, Aquarium of the Americas, Bourbon Street, Harrah’s New Orleans Casino, and more!
Book your stay at the at one of these great French Quarter hotels.