About This Festival
With its large attendance each year, the French Quarter Festival has named itself "The Largest Free Festival in the United States". Founded in 1983, it gets its name from the French Quarter, where it is held each year. You will enjoy the New Orleans music consisting of jazz, blues and Zydeco featured throughout the event. You can look forward to attending the "world's largest jazz brunch" which is the festival's signature event and features some of the finest cuisine from the areas most notable restaurants.