New Orleans, LA
Freret St between Valmont St and Napoleon Ave
United States of America

Every spring, Freret Street comes alive with music, food, crafts, and more during the annual Freret Street Festival. The festival takes place on the blocks between Napoleon Avenue and Valmont Street, and is fun for all ages. There are multiple stages positioned along the street with sounds of rock, swamp pop, brass bands and other New Orleans sounds, as well as Mardi Gras Indians, dancers, second lines  and other performers. The kids area includes inflatables, a petting zoo, alligator meet and greets, arts and crafts, clowns, and stilt walkers.

The Freret Street Festival is free and parking spaces may be found in nearby lots or on neighboring side streets. It is also in walking distance from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.