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French Quarter Festival postponed until October

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-13 12:22:54-04

French Quarter Festival 2020 has been postponed until October 1-4, 2020 due to concerns over COVID-19.

The original dates for the festival were Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, April 19, 2020.

Festival Officials say that the rescheduling is important for the health and safety of fans, artists, staff, and community.

The decision to reschedule was made on the recommendation of public health officials and with the City of New Orleans.

Fans of the festival are encourage by organizers to make necessary changes to their airline and hotel accommodations. The festival has been in contact with all artists, vendors, sponsors and staff on next steps.

Organizers say they look forward to hosting the event in October.