Tremé Festival October 2-4 2015 Event Details When: October 2-4 2015 Where: St. Augustine Catholic Church Cost: FREE! Donations appreciated. More Info: www.tremefest.com Treme Fall Festival On the first
October 2-4 2015
When: October 2-4 2015
Where: St. Augustine Catholic Church
Cost: FREE! Donations appreciated.
More Info: www.tremefest.com
Treme Fall Festival
On the first weekend of October, the famous Tremé neighborhood will host its first annual Tremé Festival. All weekend you can enjoy the local music and food of this cherished New Orleans neighborhood that people come from all over the world to see.
Tremé Fest is a donation-based event, created to raise money for the beloved St. Augustine Catholic Church. The festival will be held on the streets bordering the church, located at the corner Henriette Delille and Gov. Nicholls Streets. It is FREE and open to the public.
If you really want to experience the unique history and heritage that is New Orleans, you won’t want to miss this event!
To kick off the weekend, a patron party will be held on Friday, October 2nd at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz and Heritage Center (1225 N. Rampart St.) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Then from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday, attendees can expect a full day of live music, art and more. Sunday morning will hold a Gospel Mass at 10 a.m., followed by the Gospel Extravaganza from 12 p.m.- 4 p.m., featuring St. Anna’s Gospel Choir, St. Augustine choir and the Zion Harmonizers.
The Festival will also host a kid’s fest with painting, building projects’ and entertainment, as well as free health screenings and tours of St. Augustine Church.
Music, Food, Art and More
Some of the most famous musicians and artists come from New Orleans’ Tremé, and a few of them will be at the festival this year! On Saturday and Sunday of the event you’ll find performers and artists lining the street. Expected performers include Kermit Ruffins, Shannon Powell, Leroy Jones, John Boutte and other renowned names.
There will also be prints of a limited design poster for sale by famous artist and New Orleans native, Terrance Osborne.
St. Augustine Church is located at 1210 Governor Nicholls St., just two blocks from Louis Armstrong Park and steps outside of the French Quarter. The Tremé Festival will be held on the streets bordering the church, located at the corner Henriette Delille and Gov. Nicholls Streets.
To donate, purchase patron tickets, buy a poster or get more information about the event, visit www.tremefest.com.
2 (Friday) 11:00 am - 4 (Sunday) 4:00 pm
Jazz and Heritage Center
1225 N. Rampart St. New Orleans, La