Media Contact:
Brittany Mulla
French Quarter Business Association

WHAT: Mistletoe Marketplace in the French Quarter

WHEN: Thursday, Nov 20th - Sunday, Nov. 23rd  

WHERE: throughout the French Quarter

Support your local French Quarter merchants by visiting for giveaways, specials, and discounts at participating businesses all weekend long! 

Kickoff Mistletoe Marketplace in the French Quarter at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 20th. The French Quarter Business Association will host a preview party at Washington Artillery Park (across from Jackson Square), where they will have a pop-up shop and hand out re-usable shopping bags filled with discounts, a guide map and maybe even a surprise all afternoon leading up to the French Market's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 pm and a Christmas New Orleans Style preview concert at the historic St. Louis Cathedral, featuring the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans, at 6:30 pm.

Event Highlights:

- FREE reusable shopping bags filled with coupons and specials (while supplies last)

- Three Days of Event Discounts (Nov. 21-23)

- Refreshments & Samples

- Pop-Up Shops

- Tree Lighting at 6 pm on Thursday, November 20th

- Brass Band led Second Line at 6:15 pm on Thursday, November 20th

- Symphony Chorus of New Orleans performs at St. Louis Cathedral,  a Cathedral Concert produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. as part of Christmas New Orleans Style at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 20th

The discounts and specials will continue throughout the weekend (Friday, Nov. 21st - Sunday, Nov. 23rd)! Pick up a shopping guide at one of our participating businesses to help navigate one of the oldest shopping centers in the country, and, of course, the fabulous "food court" comprised of the French Quarters fabulous restaurants.

The French Quarter Business Association is excited to host its third annual Mistletoe Marketplace in the French Quarter. Kickoff the holidays in all of the fabulous French Quarter businesses; from the boutiques lining Chartres Street to the antiques and arts to be found along Royal Street; find quirky items for those hard to buy for friends and family members, local memorabilia, and even unique jewelry along Decatur St., Toulouse, St. Peter and Domain. Take time to stroll around Jackson Square to find something special from the array of gift, clothing and jewelry shops in the Upper and Lower Pontalba buildings.


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