The French Market District encompasses six blocks on the riverside of the Lower French Quarter plus the Shops at the Upper Pontalba on Jackson Square. The district includes over 30 unique retail shops, indoor and outdoor performance venues, restaurants and cafes, a flea market and a farmers market. In addition to the recreational shopping opportunities and ongoing free special events, the District boasts historical monuments such as Washington Artillery Park (across from Jackson Square) and New Place de France (home of the Joan of Arc statue), public art, scenic walkways, and convenient riverside parking. The RTA’s red streetcars can also be taken to reach various sections of the District.
The French Market hosts annual festivals and events like The French Market Annual Creole Tomato Festival, French Market Mardi Gras Mask Market, French Market Christmas Tree Lighting, and the French Market’s Boo Carré Halloween and Harvest Festival. The recently renovated farmers market is home to a diversity of food vendors serving prepared foods as well as fresh produce stands.
Flea Market Features
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Flea Market Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM