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Event Details

  • Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/12/2014 to 03/22/2014

    Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-589-2636 ext. 1

Immigrants from Sicily brought the tradition of a St. Joseph's Day altar with them to their new homes in New Orleans, and each year on March 19, altars are created in homes and churches throughout the city. Ann and Laura Guccione will create an altar at the visitor center on Wednesday, March 12; it will remain on display through Saturday, March 22.

The French Quarter Visitor Center is located at 419 Decatur St. in New Orleans.