French Quarter Festival is back

Chasity Pugh

French Quarter Fest will celebrate its 33rd anniversary this April with food, music and festival fun.

First produced in 1984 as a way to bring residents back to the Quarter, French Quarter Festival is the largest free music festival in the South.

This year’s 3-day festival will be held April 7-10 and feature 23 stages throughout the French Quarter to celebrate a wide array of musical genres and include over 60 different restaurants and vendors.

Admission to the fest is free.