New Orleans North Festival

Downtown Joliet

Friday, June 10, 2022
5 – 11 p.m.








the best of New Orleans to Joliet

New Orleans North features live musical entertainment, cold alcoholic beverages and a wide variety of food options. This event brings the best of New Orleans to Joliet with Hurricane drinks, street performers and local artist and vendors.


  • Open to the public
  • Must be 21 or over
  • No pets allowed
  • Tickets are $10 in advance online or on-site at one of our partner organizations and $15 at the gate
  • The event is outdoors and will take place rain or shine


  • Downtown Joliet at the intersection of N. Chicago and Van Buren streets
  • Parking is available on downtown streets and in lots, public parking garages are located on Ottawa and Scott streets

Orleans North

Get involved


Sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis. For additional information, or to secure your sponsorship, contact Sarah Palya at the Joliet Chamber of Commerce & Industry at or 815-727-5371.


We are seeking hardworking individuals to volunteer at New Orleans North! Volunteers are asked to set up and clean up the event, staff entrance gates, sell drink tickets, serve cold beverages and more!


Looking for a simple way to earn extra money for your organization, charity or club? Consider selling tickets to New Orleans North. For every $10 pre-sale ticket sold by your organization will receive $2.00 back! Fundraising is available to 501(c)3 entities only.

For additional information or to sign up, contact Sarah Palya at the Joliet Chamber of Commerce & Industry at or 815-727-5371.


Main Stage:

5 – 6:30 p.m. – Big Lagniappe
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Dwayne Doopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers
9 – 9:30 p.m. – Joliet Pride Network’s Drag show
9:30 p.m. – Raffle winner announced
9:35 – 10:50 p.m. – 3rd City Brass Band

Alley Stage:

5:30 – 6:20 p.m. – Pete Jive
6:30 – 7:20 p.m. – John Judd
7:30 – 8:20 p.m. – Erica Renee
8:30 – 9:20 p.m. – Bridget Cavanaugh
9:30 – 10:30 p.m.  – Brent James & Jeff Bella Duo

Hookah Alley Stage:

6:00 -10:00 p.m. – The Jib Brothers Band

Food court

– Moe Joe’s Cajun & Caribbean Cuisine
– Big Fish Grille
– La Joliet Super Mercado’s Joliet Taco Truck
– Smokin’ Z BBQ
– Cemeno’s Pizza
– Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Truck
– Annabell’s Bar-B-Q
– N’awlins Edibles Traveling Personal Chef
– Lightening Concessions


– Krown Lux Custom
– Scents & Such
– Something Different
– Touched by Natalga
– Joey’s Red Hots

Grand Presenting sponsor

Hurricane Sponsor

Contractors Association of Will/Grundy

Main Stage & Food court Sponsor

D'Arcy Buick | GMC logo

Alley Sponsor

environmental recycling and disposal logo

Roving Entertainment Sponsor

Posh Hospitality Group

Roving Entertainment Sponsor

Corsetti Structural Steel, Inc

Tent Sponsor

First Secure Community Bank of Joliet

Bead & Volunteer Sponsor

Big Bash Restaurants

Bead & Wristband Sponsor

AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center

Drink Ticket Sponsor

NuMark Credit Union

Festival Poster Sponsor

The Great American Bagel

Beer Tent Sponsor

Window World

Festival Map Sponsor

Hometown National Bank

Bourbon St. Sponsor

Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol, LLC

Welcome Sponsor


Welcome Sponsor

Wermer, Rogers, Doran and Ruzon, LLC