February has kicked off with the Vietnamese New Year Tet Fest this Tuesday. The Mary Queen of Vietnam Church is hosting a celebration this weekend to start the lunar year, and it sounds difficult to miss.
Attendees will be able to enjoy traditional cuisine, dance, and music, as well as children’s activities and firework displays on both days.
Get ready to experience Dragon dances, drumming performances, and other festival acts.
Visitors can also indulge in traditional food stands offering spring rolls, báhn mi, pho soup, and more. The church prepares all the dishes!
Admission to this fantastic event is free and open to visitors of all ages. The performances, activities and live music are free, however, don’t forget to bring along some money to purchase food and drinks.
About the Mary Queen of Vietnam Church
The church was established in 1983 and became the first Vietnamese parish in the country. Each year, they host Tet Festival, with hundreds of people from New Orleans joining the celebration.
When: 📆 February 4 – February 6
Hours: ⏰ February 4 – 6:00pm-11:00pm
February 5 – 10:00am-11:00pm
February 6 – 10:00am-10:00pm
Where: Mary Queen of Vietnam Church 📍 14011 Dwyer Boulevard, New Orleans
Admission: 🎟 Free