• French Market
  • French Market
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French Market

Type: Farmers Markets, Public Markets, Shopping Districts

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Shopping: The French Market is a bustling, open air shopping center that can hold up over 220 vendors on a given day. You can shop for paintings, clothing and specialty items while enjoying the famous New...  Read More
Shopping Malls and Centers: The French Market is six-block-long bustling, open air shopping center that can hold as many as 220 vendors on a busy day. You can shop for local art, t-shirts and hats and all things Mardi Gras while...  Read More
Christmas Shopping: Originally a Choctaw trading post, the French Market dates back to 1791, one of the oldest documented farmer's market in America. Organized like a giant swap meet, you can find inexpensive silver...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Best Shopping: "There are tasty food stalls in the market, including an oyster bar with fresh local seafood."
  • Shopping Malls and Centers: "This can be a great place to pick up an authentic Mardi Gras mask."
  • Christmas Shopping: "This can be a great place to pick up New Orleans gifts on a budget."
  • Recommended as Best Shopping Because: The French Market is a must-visit for souvenir shopping.
  • Best for Shopping Malls and Centers Because: While not a mall, the French Market is a shopping mecca. You will find things here that just don't exist elsewhere.
  • Best for Christmas Shopping Because: You may see and hear carolers, marching bands and of course a brightly lit holiday tree when you visit the French Market during Christmas time.

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