Sunday, July 13th - The Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association presents the Bastille Day Picnic at Washington Square Park
Come Celebrate Bastille Day at Washington Square Park in the Faubourg Marigny:
Watch the classic Citroëns, Renault, Peugeot, Maserati and other cars from the CitroëNOLA collective arrive at Washington Square Park at 10:00am.
Join the caravan of classic french cars at 11:00am with your own cycles (and yellow jerseys) through the Quarter and along St. Charles with a return path along Decatur and in front of Jackson Square. Expected return time at Washington Square Park around 12:30pm. (This year's caravan will be escorted by the Sheriff's department motorcycles and will be joined by the NOLA Scooter Cooperative and the NOLA Social Ride).
Play a Petanque Tournament to Fundraise for Washington Park Fence Repairs and Maintenance with the support of the Alliance Francaise de La Nouvelle-Orleans from noon to 2:00pm.
Music by the PresHallBrass Band at 12:30pm,
Sandwiches and Refreshments Available by Cafe 821 - un bistro français
The self-guided Home Tour features beautiful Marigny properties typical of this historic neighborhood. The Spring Home Tour is popular with locals and visitors alike providing an intimate view of stately homes and gardens. Funds raised support FMIA initiatives such as maintenance and repairs to Washington Square Park. The Washington Square Park Festival is free and open to the public.
Annual Candlelight Christmas Caroling
at Washington Square Park was held on December 15th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The Phister Sisters lead the singing accompanied by hot chocolate and cookies, candles and songsheets.
Thanks to the musicians, vendors and volunteers who helped make this year's Fête Marigny a great success.
Thanks to our Sponsors:
Elysian Post and Production
Lost Love Lounge
Glazer's of Louisiana and Ketel One Vodka
New Orleans Cake Café & Bakery