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Spring Fiesta 2023! French Quarter Parade, Carriage Ride, Gala & More

March 25, 2023, March 26, 2023, April 1, 2023

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Spring Fiesta 2023! French Quarter Courtyard & Home Tours, Parade, Promenade in Jackson Square, Parade Carriage Ride, Gala

The Association is proud to announce that Spring Fiesta 2023 is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, Sunday, March 26, and Saturday, April 1, 2023.

Spring Fiesta kicks off with the Promenade on Saturday, March 25 and is followed by the Parade, both events open to the public.

Spring Fiesta Home & Courtyard Tours

Home & Courtyard Tours with Docents at Each Home

Tickets: $31 per person

Upper French Quarter Tour I
March 26 @ 1:30pm to 4:30pm,

Lower French Quarter Tour II
April 1 @ 1:30pm to 4:30pm,

The history of the Vieux Carré comes alive when you walk through the homes and courtyards of the French Quarter. View the interiors of these magnificent private homes that are rarely open to the public. Docents at each home will explain some its unique history. Meet Ghosts, Vampires, Heroes and Villains.

Spring Fiesta Culinary Experiences: Antoine’s Luncheon

Location: 713 Saint Louis Street    
March 26 @ 10:30am
Combo Ticket $97 include the Luncheon and Afternoon Courtyard & Home Tour

Enjoy a delicious luncheon at world-famous Antoine’s Restaurant. Advanced reservations required by March 21st. The Combo Ticket for Luncheon and French Quarter Courtyard tour. Special Dietary Requests may be accommodated. Luncheon is a fixed menu. A cash bar is available at the luncheon.

History & Architecture French Quarter Walking Tour  With a Licensed Guide

Tickets: $21 per person
March 26 @ 9:00am - 10:30am

April 1 @ 9:00am - 10:30am

Take a guided walking tour through the historic Vieux Carré led by a licensed tour guide. This relaxed tour will offer information and insights that only a “local” will know. This tour begins inside the Spring Fiesta House and continues the streets of the French Quarter.

Ride in the Parade!

We are offering a new opportunity!  Have you ever wanted to ride in a parade.  Join us in a horse-drawn carriage parade through the French Quarter

Throw flowers as you ride down Bourbon and up Royal Street.  See our website for more details.


Date: Saturday, March 25
Line-up Location: 826 St. Ann
Line-up Time: 2:30pm
Rent a Carriage and Ride in the Parade

Non-Member Price: $400

Attend the Gala


Spring Fiesta Gala 2023

Join us for this wonderful celebration of the New Orleans Spring Fiesta Gala 2023 Court.

In our 87th year the Spring Fiesta Queen, Catherine Marie Zimmermann and her Court: her Maids, Demoiselles, Promenade and Gallants welcome our First Captain, Royal Guard and King. Presentation, Dinner, and Dancing complete a wonderful evening.



LOCATION: New Orleans Canal Street Sheraton
500 Canal Street – Armstrong Ballroom and Atrium



6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

7:00 pm

8:00 pm

9:00 pm


Cocktail Hour in the Atrium – Cash Bar
Gala Begins in the Ballroom
Dancing to Jimmy Maxwell’s Orchestra


​• Spring Semi-formal  
• Gentleman Suits
• Ladies Spring Cocktail dresses or Maxi dresses


$150       Adult       Steak
$50         Child        Chicken Strips

Art Show and Auction 

April 1st  11:00 am to 5:00 pm     826 Saint Ann Street

Come see original works of art by southern artists.  We will be auctioning several works of art including 

"Kisses and Red Gloves" by Carlos Gamez de Francisco. 

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Richly furnished Greek Revival Townhome with a beautiful courtyard and flowing fountain. Private tours can be arranged of this home and other private residences. Tea parties, wine tastings, storytellers, special...