• French Market
  • French Market in New Orleans
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French Market

Type: Farmers Markets, Public Markets, Shopping Districts

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Originally a Choctaw trading post, the French Market dates back to 1791, one of the oldest documented farmer's markets in America. Organized like a giant swap meet, you can find inexpensive silver...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the business for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Christmas Shopping: "This can be a great place to pick up New Orleans gifts, from Mardi Gras beads to feathered masks, on a budget."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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 for ticky tacky souvenirs along with local hand-crafted goods.

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