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New Orleans Jackson Park Square, Louisiana

Jackson Square

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615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
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Jackson Square

Though only the size of a city block, Jackson Square New Orleans packs history into its prime French Quarter location. In 1815, this public square was renamed to honor General Andrew Jackson and the United States victory in the Battle of New Orleans. Jackson Square is home to the 18th century St. Louis Cathedral and is a popular spot to find live New Orleans music, to buy art from the "plein air" artist colony, and is near the famous Café Du Monde.


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  • Catch live street music
  • Buy art from local artists
  • Visit the 18th-century St. Louis Cathedral
  • Take a beignet and café au lait break at Café Du Monde
  • Explore the Shops at Jax Brewery

Where to Buy Local New Orleans Art

The finest art vendors in New Orleans set up every day in Jackson Park Square near the world famous Café du Monde. From handmade crafts to beautiful art that captures the spirit of the Big Easy, you’ll find the perfect souvenir or gift at this popular artist colony of street vendors.

Festivals in the Square

During large festivals, please note that some of the most popular attractions may not be accessible for photographs, including the Horseman statue, Café du Monde and St. Louis Cathedral.


What are the most popular restaurants to dine at in Jackson Square?

There is a wide variety of delicious places to eat near this historic square. Sample New Orleans Creole fare from the world famous Café du Monde, the popular Jax Brewery, or food vendors selling local delicacies.

What are the most popular festivals in the Square?

Some of the most exciting events in New Orleans take place in Jackson Square including the French Quarter Fest which celebrates the world-renowned music and food of the city. There is also an annual caroling festival during the holiday season.

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