The NOLA East Festival is set to take place from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Joe Brown Memorial Park. The inaugural event is being organized by the New Orleans East Matters Coalition and the Friends of Joe Brown Park as part of ongoing efforts to support historical neighborhoods in New Orleans and make sure the park, which spans around 200 acres, isn’t forgotten about.

NOLA East Festival will feature vendors and entertainment guests such as Ceasar Elloie, Sharon Martin, Rechell Cook, and many more.

The main event will be the Children’s Corner of activities involving STEM NOLA experiments, New Orleans East Library activities, Kelly School of Dance, and A’s and Aces Tennis activities. There will also be educational resources, face painting, train rides, as well as an array of activities for the kids.  

To view the official lineup of entertainment or see more information, visit