New Orleans Afro-Creole Heritage Celebration – French Market District
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New Orleans Afro-Creole Heritage Celebration

February 4 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm

New Orleans Afro-Creole Heritage Celebration

Celebrate the vibrant history and culture of New Orleans Afro-Creole people with live music, cooking demonstrations, and community organizations! Curated in partnership with Dianne Honore, also known as Gumbo Marie, the Culture Queen of New Orleans.

Schedule of Events

10:15am March to the Market with McDonogh Marching Band
*** Begins at Oscar Dunn Park, 700 Decatur, and proceeds to the Market
11:00am Preservation Hall All-Star Band
12:15pm KAMAU & Spirit of the Drums
1:0pm Alexey Marti Quintet
2:45pm Don Vappie and Jazz Creole

Cooking Demos

Cooking demo stage in the Farmers Market across from World Famous N’awlins Cafe’ & Spice Emporium

12:00pm Pralines with Keyala 

1:00pm Gumbo with Gumbo Marie

2:00pm Calas with Gumbo Marie

Black-owned Eateries in the French Market


February 4
10:15 am - 4:00 pm
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Flea Market
82 French Market Place