The Patio Planters of the Vieux Carré opens magnificent courtyards of the French Quarter for a special weekend tour.
This highly anticipated event offers the allure of private and historic gardens otherwise closed to the public. The walking tour reveals how garden designers take advantage of small spaces, and provides access to the cool and private hideaways suited to the Louisiana climate in styles of the early Spanish and French architecture.
Several courtyards will be opened between 12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m. each day for a special "self-guided" walking tour (different courtyards each day). Tickets are $20 each (children under 12 free), and will be available for purchase prior to the tour at Creole Delicacies, 533 St. Ann Street (at Jackson Square), and at French Quarter Gem & Lapidary, 527 St. Philip Street (near Decatur),[masked]-6250. [Credit card purchases accepted only at French Quarter Gem & Lapidary location.]
For questions, contact [masked].