Sedans, vintage rolls royce, limos, stretch SUVs, party buses, shuttle buses


Event Management

Event Management

Second line Parades

Traditional Brass Bands

Owner Deborah Guidry is a native New Orleanian. She spent 7 years as General Manager of Preservation Hall, where she developed extensive contacts and relationships in the New Orleans jazz community. Debbie started MICO Productions to provide every wedding, funeral and VIP party in New Orleans with true French Quarter pizzazz.

For all inquiries, please contact Debbie Guidry at: 504-338-5892 or debbie@micoproductions.com


Weddings Anytime, Anywhere, 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Reverend Talavera and his wife, Lou Ann are the owners of the French Quarter Wedding Chapel.  Reverend Tony Talavera and his bride, Lou Ann, of 18 years moved from Pennsylvania to New Orleans in 1999.   Reverend Tony has been performing wedding services in New Orleans for over 10 years.  He quit counting  saying," Every wedding is special and shouldn't be numbered."

Reverend Talavera is licensed by the state of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans.  Reverend Talavera actively lobbies to bring the wedding industry to New Orleans and the state of Louisiana.   In 2003 Reverend Talavera co-founded The Louisiana Wedding Association. 

Lou Ann is a retired Registered Nurse. She co-manages the Wedding Chapel, is the staff photographer and does "Destination Wedding Planning.".  In 2003 Lou Ann donated her kidney to her husband.

Thanks to my love of my life for over 21 years and on July 13th, 2011, we will have married 19 years ago. She made my life the day we meet 5/5/1990 and when she became Mrs. Lou Ann Talavera on July 13th 1992 she made my life even better and I look forward to waking up being thankful one more day and being a little more in love with her today then I was yesterday. Tonight when I go to sleep I thank her for being my dessert in life!


(504) 598-6808 • (866) 933-3864 • info@frenchquarterweddingchapel.com



Local florist located in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans Louisiana, since 1979, for all of your flower needs.  They offer same day flower delivery if ordered by 2pm.


$65, cube, contemporary, stargazer lilies, gerber daisies, delphinium, hydrangea, stock, hypericum, seeded eucalyptus, large, bright


50 Free Things To Do

Fifty FREE Things to Do in New Orleans

New Orleans is like no other city in the world. With such an abundance of great music, great food and great attractions, a lifetime wouldn’t be enough to see and do it all. And the best part of it all is that a lot of it is FREE! It’s all out there just waiting to be taken in and enjoyed.

Listed below are fifty of the best free attractions in New Orleans. Pick out the free things you’d like to do, then click on the links for more information.  

  1. Art in Bloom
    Jackson Square
    Take in the sights and sounds of Jackson Square, a good spot to take a rest, too. 
  2. Gallery hop in the Arts District along Julia Street on the first Saturday night of each month.
  3. Join the parades during Carnival Season and Mardi Grasin New Orleans.
  4. Stroll Royal and Chartres streets and window shop the arts, antiques and boutiques.
  5. Enjoy French Quarter Festival every April, the South’s largest free music festival.
  6. Watch the ships pass on the Mississippi River from Woldenberg Riverfront Park and listen for the Steamboat Natchez’s calliope.
  7. Learn about local the beer-brewing scene with a complimentary tour of the NOLA Brewing facilities.
  8. Swing dance every Sunday with the NOLA Jitterbugs Dance School.
  9. Ride the Canal Street Ferry to Algiers Point and see the New Orleans skyline.
  10. Let the kids run around in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in City Park.
  11. Volunteer at one of the many organizations helping to rebuild New Orleans’ residences. 
  12. Celebrate the life and music of jazz legend Louis Armstrong during Satchmo SummerFest.
  13. Experience a cooking demonstration at the Crescent City Farmers Market.
  14. Jam out at the free Wednesday afternoon concerts in Lafayette Square during the spring and fall months.
  15. Dance down Frenchmen Street at night, many clubs don’t have a cover charge.
  16. Watch the fireworks on the Mississippi River every New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July.
  17. Enjoy free oysters and music every Friday at Le Bon Temps Roule music club.
  18. Attend one of the many festivals that the Jazz and Heritage Foundation hosts throughout the year, like the BBQ and Blues Festival or Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival.
  19. Browse the shops and stalls 
    throughout the French Market.
  20. Art in Bloom
    Saint Louis Cathedral
    Tour Saint Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square.
  21. The New Orleans Museum of Art offers free admission to Louisiana residents on Wednesdays.
  22. Enjoy a free concert of opera arias and musical show tunes by Bon Operatit! on the second Wednesday of each month at the Four Points by Sheraton at the site of the Old French Opera House.
  23. Venture into our "Cities of the Dead" for a self-guided day tour of a unique cemetery, especially St. Louis Cemetery #1, the closest one to the French Quarter.
  24. Bring your book on the Garden District and take a self-guided walking tour.
  25. Find a Saturday Art Market and check out the local art scene.
  26. Listen to live music near the Joan of Arc Statue on Decatur Street.
  27. Go upstairs at Arnaud's for a tour of their Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum.
  28. Ask Antoine's for a tour of their 160-year-old restaurant.
  29. Watch artists demonstrate glassblowing at Rosetree Glass StudioStudio Inferno, orGlassworks.
  30. Sit under 100 year old Oak trees in 
    Audubon Park
     and/or City Park.
  31. Art in Bloom
    Cafe du Monde
    See beignets made through the kitchen window at Café du Monde in Dutch Alley.
  32. Sample a praline at a sweet shop.
  33. Take a free self-guided audio tour of downtown and theFrench Quarter with the National Park Service at 419 Decatur Street.
  34. Try on masks and boas in French Quarter shops.
  35. People watch on Bourbon Street.
  36. Take a picture with Fats Domino, Pete Fountain, or Al Hirt at Music Legends Park on Bourbon Street.
  37. Tour the Global Green house in the Lower Ninth Ward.
  38. Get a view of Jackson Square from 
    Washington Artillery Park.
  39. Art in Bloom
    Spanish Plaza
    Make a wish in the fountain at Spanish Plaza in front of the Riverwalk Shopping Center.
  40. Watch looming at Louisiana Loom Works on Chartres Street.
  41. Check out the Fulton Street Mall near Harrah’s Hoteland Casino.
  42. Catch a concert at Wednesdays on the Point during the summer months taking place in Old Historic Algiers just a quick ferry ride across the Mississippi from the French Quarter.
  43. Window shop on Magazine Street.
  44. See the swans from the Peristyle in City Park.
  45. Tailgate outside the Superdome at a Saints football game or join the party before aPelicans basketball game.
  46. Walk the nature trail at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve’s Barataria Unit.
  47. Watch the sailboats race on Lake Pontchartrain from the Lakefront Park or watch the sunset from Lakeshore Drive.
  48. Experience the great outdoors at NOLA’s very own National Park with free admission to the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve.
  49. Pay homage at the National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.
  50. Catch the holiday spirit with Cathedral concerts, cooking demonstrations and more during Christmas New Orleans Style, the entire month of December.