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St Nicholas Day Fair

December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The annual St. Nicholas Day Fair is always held around St Nicholas’ Feast Day (Dec 6th) and is a holiday event for kids, New Orleans Style! Meet old St. Nick…and secondline with him through Dutch Alley as a start to the day!

Held entirely in Dutch Alley, St Nicholas Day Fair includew live music, interactive craft booths to make holiday puppets, ornaments, hats, scarves, cards, and more, plus  a petting zoo, costumed characters, live music, and miniature golf!

And of course, St. Nick is there all afternoon to visit and take photos with!



 10 a.m. Petting Zoo, Mini Golf, Craft Booths, and Photo Booth open up!

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Craft booths where kids can “make and take” holiday ornaments, scarfs, paper bag hats, bracelets, stockings, and more!  Hands-on holiday fun!

11:00 to 11:30 a.m.  Saint Nick Secondline through Dutch Alley and the Farmers/Flea Market with Lagniappe Brass Band–St Nick arrives!

**Photos with St. Nicholas all day in Dutch Alley 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. ***

 12 noon  Johnette Downing performs at Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion

12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Facepainter Irina

12:00 p.m. FrenchQuartour Kids offers a complimentary French Market District “Christmastime in New Orleans” themed tour that includes a visit to the Mississippi River (just behind the French Market District) to talk about Papa Noel and the lighting of the bonfires, a stop at the fleur de lis tree near Cafe du Monde, and more!  (45 mins)

12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Hopestone, Inc.’s Amanda LaPlace hosts a screenprinting workshop at a tent across from the Jazz Park

12 noon INDOORS at the Jazz Park:  Join Park Rangers Matt Hampsey and Bruce Barnes with special guests N’Fungola Sibo African Dance & Drum Company for “Spirits of Congo Square”. 

 1:30 to 2:30   Jayna Morgan’s Mistletoe and Stockings Jazz Band at Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion

2:00-3:00 p.m.     Navy Band New Orleans Jazz Combo at Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion

2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Nari the Christmas Puppeteer performs in Dutch Alley

3:00 to 3:30 p.m.   Delfeayo Marsalis reads his new children’s book “No Cell Phone Day” accompanied by a saxophonist Rex Gregory and bassist Nathan Lambertson inside the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park 

3:30 p.m. FrenchQuartour Kids offers a complimentary French Market District “Christmastime in New Orleans” themed tour (45 mins)

4:00 to 4:30 p.m. Crescent City Lights Youth Theater carolers perform Christmas carols with an accompanist inside the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Real Love acapella quartet sings holiday “d0 wap” songs beneath the tree at Washington Artillery Park



At the Tisket A Tasket Bookshop booth across from the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Denise McConduit signs The Boy Who Wouldn’t Read….
11 –  12:30 Dutch Alley

Nancy Parker, Fox8 News Reporter signs the “Adventures of Yat & Dat Superdome!”

Noon – 1:30pm  Dutch Alley

Valerie Harvey signs My Father Calls Me Princess…
1:30 – 3pm Dutch Alley

Ryan Murphy signs What the Sleepy Animals Do At the Zoo
2 – 4 at 910 Decatur St


December 7, 2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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