Jazz Fest began 50 years ago with a spontaneous meeting between Mahalia Jackson, Duke Ellington and the Eureka Brass Band. George Wein was hired to create a festival in New Orleans to showcase the best of Jazz and Heritage. The result has thrilled millions of attendees in the years that followed. with great food and crafts combined with the music that is the soul of New Orleans. How can you go wrong? When you want to give a gift basket that embodies the spirit of Jazz Fest, no one can do it better than we can at The Basketry. When you want to get Jazz Fest poppin’, we are here to make that happen.
With the treat of Covid-19, Jazz Fest is still up in the air. We would like our customers to reserve gifts as if Jazz Fest is on schedule instead of waiting until the last minute and risking not having inventory. We will refund all clients if Jazz Fest is cancelled.
Abita Party Box This could just as easily be called NOLA or The Big Easy in a box. It is a taste of what New Orleans is all about through locally sourced products. Included are six cans of Abita Root Beer, an assortment of Zapp’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips, Plocky’s Red Bean and Rice Tortilla Chips with Louisiana style pepper seasoning, Hampton Farms Hot Nuts, Cajun Crunch Snack Mix and Vidalia Peach Salsa. For the chocolate lover Aunt Sally’s Creamy Original Praline and Cafe au Lait Praline.
Hangover Recovery Kit When you party into the wee hours of the night you may feel a little under the weather the next morning. A true friend will have thought of this and provided this great selection of items to help with the recovery. This very popular box includes two Emergen-C Packets, Alka-Seltzer Plus Packet, Advil Packet and Hangover Buster Shower Burst. Your friends or guests will thank you for this one!!
New Orleans Map Umbrella While everyone hopes the weather will cooperate for Jazz Fest, it is better to be prepared than to be caught off guard. This umbrella is both stylish and practical and makes a great gift for not only Jazz Fest attendees but for anyone visiting New Orleans.
The Grand Marshall If you are trying to make someone feel as special as the grand marshall or to send a basket that a whole office will enjoy, there is the perfect gift. This gift basket comes packed in a lovely hammer tin fleur de lis container which makes a great gift on its own. Inside you will find a taste of New Orleans with Zapps Chips, Cajun Crunch, Abita Root Beer, Jambalaya Girl Jambalaya Mix, Hot Nuts, a selection of Aunt Sally’s Pralines, Slap Your Mama Seasoning and Gumbo Mix, two chocolate pecan fleur de lis turtles, Bulldog Pepper Jelly, French Market Coffee and a Fleur de Lis Hand Towel and spreader.
A Carnival Time Snack For the perfect snack whether it is carnival time or Jazz Fest this gift basket will give your guests a perfect New Orleans pick me up. It includes Zapp’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips, Mini King Cake, Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Praline, Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Pralinette, a Mini Tabasco Hot Sauce and Mardi Gras Beads.
If you want to keep Jazz Fest Poppin’ there is no way better than a gift basket from The Basketry. If none of our suggested baskets is exactly what you are looking for, we will work with you to curate the perfect gift basket or box. We can work with you in person or on the phone. We offer delivery to anywhere that you need your gift basket to go. We look forward to working with you to create the perfect Jazz Fest gift.