NOLA by the Numbers

700 million
Estimated number of Peeps sold each year for the Easter holiday, according to the company.

7
Spread out over two weekends, the number of days of the Jazz and Heritage Festival, which begins April 24.

150
Number of musical performances featured annually at French Quarter Festival, April 17-19.

11
Scheduled events for the Angola Prison Rodeo, April 18-19, including convict poker, barrel racing and a wild horse race.

1972
The year of the first Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival, held this year April 2-5, which draws annual crowds near 300,000.

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