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2012 French Quarter Festival Was the Biggest Yet

In the Times-Picayune, they are reporting that the crowds at this years French Quarter Festival were the biggest ever.  The festival has grown from a small, local event that took place on one day to the current 4 day extravaganza that stretches along the riverfront and spills into the streets of the Quarter. 

2012 French Quarter Festival

I had a chance to get out there on Thursday and Friday and I'm so glad I took the time to grab my camera before heading out the door...

 

2012 French Quarter FestivalCrowds in Jackson Square

 

2012 French Quarter FestivalThis band pulled a little guy from the crowd - and he could blow that trombone!

 

2012 French Quarter FestivalA little something for everyone, with different genres of music from one end of the Quarter to the other

 

2012 French Quarter FestivalJackson Square was a popular place since it not only had a stage for bands, but plenty of food and drink booths too

 

2012 French Quarter FestivalThe Cajun Zydeco Stage in front of the Aquarium - we stopped to listen to the Jimmy Thibodeaux Band and catch the cool breeze that was blowing along the river front

 

If you've never been to New Orleans, then you might not know that April is one of the best times of the year to visit.  Spectacular weather, festivals and fairs every weekend and a chance to get away from it all in one of the coolest cities in America.

Hope to see you next year!

 

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Comment balloon 2 commentsLisa Heindel • April 16 2012 11:57AM
2012 French Quarter Festival Was the Biggest Yet
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In the Times-Picayune, they are reporting that the crowds at this years French Quarter Festival were the biggest ever. The festival has grown from a small, local event that took place on one day to the current 4 day extravaganza that stretches… more