32nd Annual Mardi Gras Mask Market at the French Market!

32nd Annual Mardi Gras Mask Market at the French Market! 

Friday, February 13th – Monday, February 16th (Lundi Gras)  10:00 am – 6:00 pm daily!

Find handmade masks by artisans from around the country who converge at the French Market for this annual event.  It’s the perfect place to GET YOUR MARDI GRAS ON!  Live music, food, and masquerading 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily during the Mask Market.  Held at the French Market in Dutch Alley at the intersection of Decatur & Dumaine.


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Mask Market Vendors

Dante’s Masquerade / Dees Guise from N’Wallins

Hand sculpted and hand painted leather masks, Hand sculpted leather and feather masks and handmade feather masks.

Feathers for Pleasure

Feather mask and large head adornments.

Horns ~ A ~ Plenty

Horns, a costume for your head – perfect for all day, every day wear.  All sizes from newborn (everyone starts somewhere) to Maleficent or Legend or name your favorite iconic large horned person/character.  Every pair hand sculpted and hand made – no molds, no imports, no manufactured items.

Inside Out Art Studio/ MaskArtists.com

Hand made masks in leather, feathers, neoprene rubber, papier mache’.

Liz Blaz New Orleans

Handcrafted water-formed sculptural leather masks.

Madame Amelka’s Masks

Fashioned in paper mache, leather, and cloth, with attention to finishing details, comfort and wearability.


Feather, leather, fabric masks.

Masque Man

Hand decorated, masks, feather headbands, costume collars, mini hats and fascinators, and costume accessories.

Mask Parade by Vincent Ur

Hand formed leather festival masks.

Mr. Hide Leather (since 1986)

Leather masks, hand carved dyed and painted by the artist, Richard Thompson. All original designs.

New Orleans Masks

Handmade feathered masks and other costume accoutrements.


Hand-crafted leather masks, mustaches, and head bands.

The Trapp Sisters

Paper mâché masks.

Wendy Drolma Masks

Hand-crafted leather masks lined with velvet.

Music schedule – Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion Stage (St. Philip & N. Peters)

Live music daily during the Mask Market on the Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion Stage

Friday February 13, 2015
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Mike Dill Band
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Pocket Aces Band
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Sturmlandia
Saturday February 14, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Gina Brown
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Red Hot Brass Band
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM 101 Runners (Mardi Gras Indian Funk)
Sunday February 15, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Royal Rounders
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Shot Gun Jazz Band
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MoJeaux
Monday February 16, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Music Street Jazz Band
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Creole Sweet Tease
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Navy Band Southeast