Event Application – French Market District


Mandeville Wharf: Nestled on the crescent of the Mississippi River, Mandeville Wharf is a rejuvenated wharf space with a nod to New Orleans industrial past.  Urban design with exposed steel beams and concrete surfaces frame the New Orleans skyline as the backdrop for your special event.  With over 65,000 square feet of space under the Mandeville Pavilion and the adjacent Ellipse Lawn the airy Mandeville Wharf can host events from the intimate   social gathering to the grandiose corporate event. 

Piety Wharf: Found in the downriver section of Crescent Park, Piety Wharf is an open-air venue over the Mississippi River offering an unparalleled vista of the New Orleans skyline.  The unique renewal of this retired industrial wharf space with concrete, wood, and steel accents hued in burnt sienna sets a   sophisticated urban vibe for any event.  Offering 2,800 square feet of alfresco event space, Piety Wharf is an ideal setting for small and medium gatherings.

Piety Gardens: Piety Gardens highlights the placement of former rail lines that serviced the wharfs along the Mississippi River with lush native and    ornamental greenery. The serene gardens set against the dramatic urban   design of the Piety Street Footbridge are the perfect space for an intimate    affair.

Kick About Greenspace: The Downriver Kick About in Crescent Park is     located between the Piety Crossing, also known as the Rusty Rainbow, and the Mazant Street Ramp entrance.  Adjacent to the banks of the Mississippi River, the Kick About is a quiet green space with views of a preserved river batture ecosystem. Spread out in this large natural park space for a birthday party or family reunion.

Please note: Submission of the application does not confirm use of requested spaces. All events in the French Market District must be authorized by the French Market Corporation and processed through the New Orleans One-Stop Office for permitting.