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Each year, thousands of attendees from near and far make their way to New Orleans’ historic French Quarter for the annual French Quarter Festival. This massive celebration highlights the food, music, art and culture of this beloved neighborhood. From the Riverfront all the way to Jackson Square guests can indulge in countless locals bites, live music performances, and special events and activities.
The 2021 French Quarter Festival takes place September 30-October 3. Check back later to see what's in store for this year's music and food lineup.
French Quarter Festival History
This festival has charmed New Orleanians since it first began in 1984, designed to remind locals how fabulous and fun the French Quarter can be. Stages are set up at every corner, food from the city’s finest restaurants fill booths in Jackson Square and beyond.This grand fete has evolved into something everyone adores – visitors and locals alike.