Find Local Bars at French Quarter Fest in New Orleans
Gear up to celebrate the unique and vibrant culture of New Orleans’ French Quarter this upcoming spring. The French Quarter remains the most exciting neighborhood in the world. The Place d’Armes Hotel sits in the heart of the New Orleans French Quarter and is just steps away from Bourbon Street excitement and Jackson Square. It’s beautifully restored 18th and 19th century buildings surround the lush tropical courtyards, a sparkling swimming pool, and fountains. Relax under the magnolias or stroll just a block to Cafe du Monde for beignets and cafe au lait. This French Quarter Hotel offers New Orleans charm at it’s finest and our dedicated and friendly staff will ensure you have a wonderful experience visiting the French Quarter Fest and the Quarter’s many sights, sounds, and tastes.
Welcome to Place d’Armes & French Quarter Fest
In a city famous for music, the streets of the French Quarter are swinging every night of the week. No matter your age or interest, there is music for every ear wafting out of downtown bars and restaurants. The 33rd Annual French Quarter Fest is just around the corner, boasting musicians, food, and tours all with free admission once again this year. Twenty-three stages will be placed throughout the French Quarter during this four-day celebration, featuring over four hundred musical performances. Genres will include anything and everything: traditional and contemporary jazz, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco, New Orleans funk, classical, swing, rock, and international sounds that will bring a smile to any music lover’s face. The performers range from Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band to the New Orleans Classic Jazz Orchestra. In addition to the incredible live music, this year will host some special events, including dance lessons, parades, art shows and talks with some of the biggest legends of New Orleans music.
The Place d’ Armes Hotel is centrally located in the French Quarter and when you stay with us, you are in the heart of the action. The Place d’Armes Hotel presents special opportunities for groups and small meetings looking for a quite venue apart from the sterile offerings of larger chain hotels. We welcome meetings, tour groups, conventioneers, family reunions and wedding groups at our convenient French Quarter location. The iconic Bourbon St. is within walking distance from the Place d’Armes. There is much to do in New Orleans regardless of your taste in music, clubs, food, or just people watching. You are bound to hear music on every corner that will make you want to dance the night away. Find local bars at French Quarter Fest or in New Orleans like The Abbey or The Bulldog Bar & Grill where they serve great draft beer and pub food. The Bulldog Bar & Grill offers 50 beers on tap and over 100 bottles and features a laid-back, dog-friendly atmosphere with menu variety ranging from Tex-Mex, hamburgers, and sandwiches to seafood and steaks so come with an appetite. You’ll find taxis indispensable when trekking out to such favorite local bars. A cross-town ride from Place d’Armes to an uptown jazz bar or neighborhood restaurant is typically under $20, and a safe, fast way to travel if you’re unsure of streetcar or bus stop locations along the way.
Contact Place d’Armes for More Information
The Place d’Armes Hotel, a historic New Orleans Hotel, invites you to plan your French Quarter escape. Take advantage of our discounted weekday rates, and receive even deeper discounts when you prepay. If you find lower rates on your Place d’Armes Hotel room at the time of booking, call and we will match the rate. Check availability for your travel dates and book your stay online for French Quarter Fest. If you prefer to speak with an experienced reservations agent who knows the hotel, the French Quarter and New Orleans very well, you can also call. Hope to hear from you soon.