March 25, 2015

We're 15 Days Away From the 2015 French Quarter Festival!

2015 French Quarter Festival Cubes Music Lineup
2015 French Quarter Festival Cubes. Click the pic above to view the 2015 French Quarter Festival music lineup cubes


We're only 15 days away from the 2015 French Quarter Festival in New Orleans! Yay! French Quarter Fest is the largest showcase of Louisiana food and music in the world and it's the largest FREE music festival in the country. This year over 300 acts will perform at the festival providing over 400 hours of free music on 23 stages with over 1,700 local artists. The French Quarter festival welcomed over 700,000 visitors and locals alike in 2014 and they're looking to top that number this year. Below are a few fun things to look forward to at the 2015 French Quarter Festival that will be held Thursday April 9th to Sunday April 12th:

See pics from The 2014 French Quarter Festival HERE.

French Quarter Festival Second-Line Kickoff Parade, Thursday April 9, 10am. The parade departs from the 100 block of Bourbon St and makes its way to Jackson Square.

The Opening Night Gala at Antoine's, Thursday April 9, from 8pm-10:30pm, tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.fqfi.org.

A showcase of some of New Orleans' finest cuisine, from The Court of Two Sisters to GW Fins to Muriel's, over 60 vendors will feature classic New Orleans dishes for purchase at the festival. Also lookout for the festivals first ever "adult snowballs" made with drinks like Southern Comfort Caramel and Herradurra Tequila.

The Film Fest at French Quarter Festival Presented by Timecode: NOLA returns to Le Petit Theatre and expands to three days.

Let Them Talk: Conversations on Louisiana Music Annual lecture series, visit HERE for the full "Let Them Talk" schedule.

Family Fun at French Quarter Festival 2015 Chevron Children's Headquarters Expands Programming and Moves to Natchez Wharf.

Plus Dance Lessons, Battle of the Bands, Dancing at Dusk, Rouses World Championship Crawfish Eating Contest, Pirates Alley Juried Art Show, Port of New Orleans Boat Parade, St. Louis Cathedral Spring Concert, and Opera at Dusk are beloved special events that all are part of the 2015 French Quarter Festival.

Click FQFI for more info on the 2015 French Quarter Festival, April 9-12!

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