It's a time when New Orleans:
Opens its heart and homes to visitors from all over the world.
Invites the exploration of its many fine homes enchanting courtyards and elegant gardens during its azalea-filled spring.
Displays its history charm and uniqueness through wonderful presentations and events.
The highlight of the Spring Festival is a daylong series of events designed to entertain educate and allow all to revel in the cultural heritage that is uniquely New Orleans. The festival includes a parade of horse-drawn carriages through the French Quarter and the presentation of the Spring Fiesta Queen and her court at Jackson Square. Tours of private homes gardens and courtyards complete the remainder of the actvities.