The French Market Announces Mardi Gras Events, Hours
NEW ORLEANS – Find farmers market eateries, cart vendors, artisans and flea market vendors open as usual Mardi Gras weekend and Mardi Gras Day, as well as Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
Experience a mellow but active and vibrant Mardi Gras scene throughout the French Market District, including four big colorful days of fun in Dutch Alley at the French Market Mardi Gras Mask Market Friday, February 5 through Lundi Gras, February 8.
French Market District & New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park walking tours take a break and will NOT be held Saturday, February 6, Monday, February 8, or Tuesday, February 9, but will resume Wednesday, February 10, along with regularly scheduled Jazz Pilates with Stephanie Jordan at 4:00 p.m. at the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
The French Market District spans from the Shops at the Upper Pontalba to the Shops on the Colonnade, the Farmers & Flea Markets, and the newly opened Crescent Park.