The non-profit French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) is excited to announce details of the 37th Annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron. The largest free festival and showcase of Louisiana music, food, and culture, French Quarter Festival takes place October 1-4 across venues and stages in the French Quarter neighborhood. Returning favorite musical acts include Tank and the Bangas, John Boutté, Amanda Shaw, Bill Summers & Jazalsa, Chubby Carrier, and hundreds more. This year's festival will bring regional cuisine from more than 60 local restaurants, 1,700+ Louisiana musicians on 25 stages, and special events that celebrate New Orleans' diverse, unique culture. The festival will operate from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. each day of the event.