The French Quarter Festival of New Orleans

Three-story red corner building with wrought-iron balconies in New Orleans' French Quarter near the Jung Hotel & Residences.

HAVE A GRAND TIME IN THE GREAT CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AT THE FRENCH QUARTER FESTIVAL

The French Quarter Festival of New Orleans is one of the city’s most anticipated events. It takes place annually in the historic French Quarter, attracting thousands of visitors worldwide. The festival is known for its vibrant atmosphere, great food, and fantastic music. This year, the festival will take place from April 13 to 16, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.

What the French Quarter Festival is All About

The French Quarter Festival is a celebration of the heritage of New Orleans and has been around for over 30 years. It showcases the best of New Orleans’ music, food, and art. Over 20 stages are set up across the French Quarter, featuring a diverse lineup of musical acts from jazz and blues to rock and country.

Delicious Louisiana Cuisine

The food is among the most exciting things about the French Quarter Festival and is an excellent opportunity to try some of the city’s best dishes. Over 60 food vendors offer po’boys, gumbo, jambalaya, crawfish, and other traditional New Orleans fare. The festival also features cooking demonstrations from some of the city’s top chefs.

Amazing Music

Jazz and blues are a big part of the festival, with many local musicians taking to the stage. There are also performances from rock and country acts, so there’s something for everyone. The festival is an excellent opportunity to discover new music and dance the night away.

Arts and Crafts

In addition to music and food, the French Quarter Festival also showcases the city’s arts and crafts. Over 70 artists exhibit their work, from paintings and sculptures to handmade jewelry and pottery.

Family-Friendly Activities

The French Quarter Festival is family-friendly, with plenty of fun things for kids. There’s a kids’ stage featuring performances and activities and a kids’ area with games and more. The festival also offers educational programs, such as music workshops and historical tours of the French Quarter.

Things to Know Prior to Attending

The festival is free and open to the public, but some events require tickets. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the festival. The festival takes place rain or shine, so be prepared for all weather conditions. Finally, be sure to bring comfortable shoes and clothing, as everyone will be doing a lot of walking and dancing.

A Bright Future for this Year’s French Quarter Festival

The French Quarter Festival of New Orleans is a must-see for anyone interested in music, food, and culture. With diverse musical acts, delicious food, and unique arts and crafts, the festival celebrates all that makes New Orleans a special place.

Stay at the Jung Hotel & Residences

One of the best ways to enjoy the French Quarter Festival of New Orleans is by staying at a hotel in the middle of it all. The Jung Hotel & Residences is ideally situated near the Canal Streetcar line, allowing easy accessibility. Make a reservation at the Jung Hotel today and experience adventure, fun, and leisure.

VISIT US

ROOMS

The Jung Hotel & Residences’ rooms and suites offer contemporary and luxurious Downtown New Orleans accommodations on Canal Street near Caesars Superdome. All guest rooms include personal amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, a workstation, a laptop safe, and bottled water. Other features are deluxe pillow-top mattresses and Bluetooth alarm clocks with USB charging ports.

CORPORATE

The Jung Hotel & Residences has all the accommodations business travelers need or want during their Downtown New Orleans stay on Canal Street near Caesars Superdome. Situated in the heart of Downtown New Orleans, the Jung Hotel & Residences is a hub for business travelers on the Canal Street streetcar line. The hotel offers corporate guests peaceful stays while offering accessibility to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Caesars Superdome, and streetcar transportation.

WEDDING

The Jung Hotel & Residences is a much sought-after location for modern New Orleans weddings on the iconic palm tree-lined Canal Street near Caesars Superdome. Our elegant Grand Hall and rooftop accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions with up to 200 guests. Whether a bride wishes for a grand ballroom reception or an intimate poolside ceremony on the roof, the Jung Hotel & Residences has it all.

EXPLORE

Downtown New Orleans is a haven for live music, eccentric nightlife, and bold cuisine. The Jung Hotel & Residences, a Canal Street hotel near Caesars Superdome, puts hotel guests in a premier location. From Downtown New Orleans’ Caesars Superdome to Canal Street’s historic streetcars, there is much to explore within a streetcar ride from the Jung Hotel & Residences.

LIFE AROUND THE HOTEL

  • WILLA JEAN
  • CANAL STREETCAR
  • THE SAZERAC BAR
  • THE RUSTY NAIL
  • CAESARS SUPERDOME
  • SAENGER THATRE
  • THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM
  • SMOOTHIE KING CENTER
  • COCHON RESTAURANT