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Saturday, March 30, 2019

10:00 AM, French Quarter Walking Tour I
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street

Take a guided walking tour through the historic Vieux Carre', the French Quarter. Discover the history, elegance, and mystery that makes the French Quarter unique. Conducted by a licensed tour guide. The tour guide will discuss history, architecture, and insights that only a "local" will know. The tour begins at the Spring Fiesta Headquarters at 826 Saint Ann Street. You will see the downstairs of this home while the guide gives the tour introduction. Then you will walk through the Quarter learning about French, Spanish, and American influences on the culture and architecture of the city. The remainder of the tour will be on the outside of buildings. If you would like to see the inside of more homes, join us for one of our "Open House Self-Guided Home Tours”.

1:00 to 4:00 PM, Uptown Home Tour I
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street

Visit beautiful homes in the Garden District, Uptown and Carrolton Neighborhoods, the former Faubourgs of Old Jefferson. New Orleans annexed these neighborhood during the 1800's. Most of these homes are designed in the Victorian Revival Styles of Greek, Colonial, Queen Anne and Italianate. These homes include beautiful interiors with marble fireplaces, grand parlors, and stately dining rooms. Outside you will find quaint gardens with flowers that bloom twelve months of the year. Tickets and tour sheets are available at 826 Saint Ann Street. Pick up your tour sheet before noon at the Spring Fiesta House or meet us at the first house on the tour. Location to be determined. The Green Saint Charles Avenue Street Cars will bring you to these neighborhoods.
The round trip street car ticket is $3.00 for an on-off all day pass.


Sunday, March 31, 2019

10:00 AM, French Quarter Walking Tour II
Begins at 826 St. Ann Street

Take a guided walking tour through the historic Vieux Carre', the French Quarter. Discover the history, elegance, and mystery that makes the French Quarter unique. Conducted by a licensed tour guide. The tour guide will discuss history, architecture, and insights that only a "local" will know. The tour begins at the Spring Fiesta Headquarters at 826 Saint Ann Street. You will see the downstairs of this home while the guide gives the tour introduction. Then you will walk through the Quarter learning about French, Spanish, and American influences on the culture and architecture of the city. The remainder of the tour will be on the outside of buildings. If you would like to see the inside of more homes, join us for one of our "Open House Self-Guided Home Tours”.


11:30 AM Antoine's Luncheon and French Quarter Home Tour I

This tour includes a luncheon at the world famous Antoine's Restaurant and the French Quarter Home Tour I. Reservations must be made by March 22, 2019. The chef can honor some special dietary requests. Please communicate those requests at the time of reservation. Please call 405-788-6933 to make special requests.


1:00 to 4:00 PM French Quarter Home Tour I
Begins at TBD.

Welcome to our Open-Door Tour in the French Quarter. The French Quarter is in the heart of the old city. The Vieux Carre' comes alive when you step into the magnificent homes and courtyards where legendary New Orleanians resided in the 18th and 19th century. From the historic architecture to the hidden gardens, this is sure to be one of your best-spent afternoons! Docents are present at each home to tell you about the homes history and special stories. You may meet prominent citizens of history: heroes, villains, vampires, and voodoo queens. We provide you with a map with the homes marked so that you can walk from home to home at your own pace. These private homes are not usually open to the public. You will see the beautiful interiors with marble fireplaces, grand parlors, and stately dining rooms. Outside you will find quaint gardens with flowers that bloom twelve months of the year.
Each tour includes different residences within walking distance of one another.


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