Special Events

Stay tuned for more French Quarter Fest 2021 Special Events! 

elebratory Dinner Cruise
The Riverboat City of New Orleans is boarding FQF supporters for a celebratory dinner cruise with the Dukes of Dixieland, led by Grammy winner Kevin Clark, on the roof top viewing deck on Wednesday, September 29th. From its decks fans will receive a sneak peek at the festival production as Woldenberg Park is getting its finishing touches for opening day. A generous portion of every ticket goes toward supporting FQFI. Tickets including cruise, dinner, music and live narration are available at https://reserve.neworleanssteamboat.com/FQF/8582.html.

Dance Lessons 
The French Market Traditional Jazz Stage and the Chevron Cajun-Zydeco Showcase will feature dancing and classes in the following: Traditional Jazz, 1920s Charleston, Swing Dance, Cajun Jitterbug, and Zydeco. Classes are taught by professional dancers. All classes are sponsored by the French Market Corporation and free and open to the public.

The Chevron Children’s STEM Zone
Toulouse Street at the Natchez Wharf on the River 
The Chevron STEM Zone features an array of interactive activities and fascinating fun for families! Local community partners will incorporate the elements of “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) into hands-on learning activities for children; designed to stimulate the mind and interest in these areas of education, while having fun!