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French Market Mardi Gras Market & 30th Annual Mardi Gras Mask Market

February 8, 2013 @ 10:00 am - February 11, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

FRENCH MARKET MARDI GRAS MARKET 2013

Featuring the 30th Annual Mardi Gras Mask Market

HELD AT THE FRENCH  MARKET BETWEEN URSULINES AND BARRACKS

Friday February 8th – Monday February 11th (Lundi Gras)

10:00 am – 6:00 pm daily!

 

Mask Vendors

Wendy Drolma Masks

Maskerville Masks

Masque Man

Horns – A Costume For Your Head

Semmerling & Schaefer Mask Studios

New Orleans Masks

Everyday is Halloween

Gabriel Q

Trapp Sisters

Feathers For Pleasure

Richard Thompson: Mr Hide Leather (Since 1986)

Mask Parade By Vincent Ur


 Friday, February 8th

Street Performances and Busking

Saturday, February 9th:  

12 noon – 1:45 pm         Joe Krown Trio

2:15 pm – 400 pm         Vasti Jackson

Sunday, February 10th:

12 noon – 1:45 pm         New Orleans Moonshiners

2:15 pm – 4:00 pm        Kid Merv and All That Jazz

Monday, February 11th:   Fat Monday at the French Market:  A Lundi Gras Celebration as a culmination to our Mardi Gras Market.  Children’s activities and brass bands from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

THROUGHOUT THE MARKET: The following bands will secondline through the French Market and perform in place at various spots from Ursulines to Barracks Street, near Farmers and Flea Markets

 11-12:30 pm.    Tornado Brass Band  

1:30 p.m.  Lagniappe Brass Band

2:30-4:00 p.m. Storyville Stompers

 

FARMERS MARKET STAGE

 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.        Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians perform a mix of Mardi Gras and trad jazz

 11 a.m.                           Seguenone Kone presents a children’s drum and dance performance

12 noon                       Colette Le Blanc Tatum, author of  Mardi Gras: An Alphabet Parade

1:00 p.m.                      Children’s author Alex McConduit, the Little Who Dat Who Didn’t

1:30-2:00 p.m.            Children’s author Diane de Las Casas presents Dinosaur Mardi Gras and more! 

2:00-4:00                       Puppeteer  from Carl Mack Presents                                                              

 

IN FARMERS MARKET STALLS:

 STALL ONE:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.              Tisket A Tasket Bookshop hosts a children’s book table featuring local children’s authors and Mardi Gras books

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.              Facepainter Irina

10 a.m. to 12 noon           Balloon Artist 

12 noon to 2 p.m.             Juggler

 

STALL TWO:

Mask Making & Mural Making

Details

Start:
February 8, 2013 @ 10:00 am
End:
February 11, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
Event Category:
Festivals Holiday Events Children’s Events Farmers Market Stage Music Events