The French Market District offers a variety of commercial properties for lease. Commercial properties include the Shops of the Colonnade, the Shops at the Upper Pontalba, and Farmers and Flea Markets.

Additionally the French Market District also offers venue rentals for private events, film productions, and photography.

The Shops of the Colonnade & The Shops at the Upper Pontalba

At this time there is no commerical space available in the Shops of the Colonnade or a the Shops of the Upper Pontalba. When space does become available the information will be posted the Public Notice page.


Farmers Market

***We are currently not accepting applications while the market is closed due to Covid-19.***

The Farmers Market has opportunities for the following vendors:

-Fresh produce, flowers, and raw agricultural products

-Other locally produces food items

If you are interested in learning more about vending at the farmers market, please fill out our Farmers Market Application.


Flea Market

***We are proud to announce that we are now accepting new vendor applications***

Interested in the Flea Market as a possible site for your business venture? Applications for vending in the Flea Market will be accepted every day between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the Flea Market office, 1235 N. Peters Street.

Prospective vendors are required to call or email for an appointment where they must show product samples prior to entering into the approval process. Appointments can be arranged by calling 504-636-6420 or emailing marketinfo@frenchmarket.org.

  • Applications are available between 10 am and 12 pm at the Flea Market office, 1235 N. Peters Street.
  • Applicants must fill out application in person.
  • View the complete application process here -> Flea Market Application Process

Attention all current and interested applications.  The Review Meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, 2020 @ 4:30pm has been rescheduled.  Sorry for any inconvenience. 

 Next Applicant Review Meeting

       When:    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

       Where:   Flea/Farmers Market Office (outside); 1235 N. Peters, NOLA 70116 

       Time:       4:30pm

All applicants must be present to be considered.  Please bring your merchandise that you listed on your application only.  Interested parties MUST fill out application in the Flea/Farmers Market office prior to attending this meeting.  Be prepared to give a presentation and answer questions about your merchandise.  NO DECISIONS WILL BE MADE AT THIS MEETING!  Seating available.  

Rental Rates (as of 7/3/20)

ROW Mon. – Fri. Sat. and Sun.
A $39.00 $39.00
B $39.00 $39.00
C N/A* N/A*
D $19.00 $19.00
Lot (E – K) $14.00 $14.00

*Row C not available in Covid layout

Private Event Rentals

The French Market District offers indoor/outdoor special event venues available for large and small private events. As each event is unique, we request that you fill out an application to begin the process. Please complete the digital French Market Event Application. Upon receipt of your completed application our event team will contact you within (7) business days.  Events must be booked no less than 30 days in advance.

For questions email Jeremy Smith at jsmith@frenchmarket.org


Filming and Photography in the French Market District

Please complete the digital Commercial Filming and Photography Application. Upon receipt of your completed application our event team will contact you within (7) business days. Film and photography shoots must be booked no less than 15 days in advance.

For questions email Jeremy Smith at jsmith@frenchmarket.org

The French Market Corporation works in tandem with the Office of Cultural Economy to ensure events and film productions are properly permitted.