The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival & Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown!
French Quarter Fest weekend, April 13th thru 16th 2023


The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival is a live music centered, international dance festival set in the birthplace of jazz. In partnership with local musicians and dancers, New Orleans culture bearers, and the international swing dance community, we strive to foster an inclusive, creative, and socially conscious community through high-quality programming with an emphasis on live jazz entertainment.


New home at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art and is recognized for its original exhibitions, public events and educational programs which examine the development of visual art alongside Southern traditions of music, literature and culinary heritage to provide a comprehensive story of the South. Established in 1999, and in Stephen Goldring Hall at 925 Camp Street since 2003, Ogden Museum welcomes almost 85,000 visitors annually, and attracts diverse audiences through its broad range of programming including exhibitions, lectures, film screenings, and concerts which are all part of its mission to broaden the knowledge, understanding, interpretation and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South.

See our Travel & Lodging page for where to stay!