Free Festivals, Markets & Rallies Fill Out The Weekend

There's a little bit of everything to get into this weekend for the sum total of zero dollars.

by Alex Galbraith
September 7, 2018

Saints Season starts this Sunday! If you haven’t snagged your Kamara jersey yet, go ahead and grab an official one and hit up Gleason Gras. We know the real deal is pricey but you can offset all that by not spending a dime on your entertainment this weekend. Outside of watching the Saints in your home, there are plenty of ways to stay busy while giving your checking account a rest.

Downriver Fest

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The New Orleans Jazz Museum is hosting yet another free festival. Downriver Fest is here to celebrate the culture of the lower Mississippi with musical performances, walking tours and, of course, delicious food.

When: Saturday, September 8, 11 a.m.
Where: New Orleans Jazz Museum
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Piety Street Market

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Piety Street Market has held it down across from Pizza Delicious for quite a while now. But the market may soon have to change its name. They’re changing addresses, moving from their spot inside the Old Ironworks to the New Orleans Healing Center on St. Claude Avenue.

When: Saturday, September 8, 11 a.m.
Where: The Old Ironworks
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Rally For Gordon Plaza

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It can’t all be a party. Take some time in your weekend to do what’s right and make a little noise for some fellow New Orleanians who need it. Gordon Plaza residents have been living on top of a toxic landfill for decades and they’re hoping to tell the world about what they’re going through.

When: Saturday, September 8, 10 a.m.
Where: 3301 Press St.
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Tiny Dinosaur & The Gravity Wells with Dusky Waters

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Close out a hectic weekend with a free night of folk out on Poland Avenue.

Where: Bar Redux
When: Sunday, September 9.
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