LOUISIANA MARKETPLACE features exceptional HANDMADE crafts uniquely representing New Orleans and Louisiana’s architecture, music and culture. Through a variety of artistic media, offered by the state’s finest traditional and contemporary artists, find outstanding Creole and Acadian furniture, stunning photography of our famous musicians and cultural icons, symbolic fleur-de-lis jewelry and much more. You will be unable to resist possessing a distinctive tangible piece of Louisiana’s unique culture.
This diverse gathering of emerging and established artisans from across the state is right at home next to the incredible music at the Fais Do-Do stage, and ongoing traditional folk demonstrations in the Louisiana Folklife Village.
The Artist Tents give Festival-goers the opportunity, over both weekends, to view Louisiana culture, traditions and heritage through the art of our nationally renowned local artists.