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February 15 2024

Miss Mardi Gras? Awwwwww. Lucky for you, parades will be rolling in the Big Easy for St. Patrick’s Day and St. Joseph’s Day, and you'll get another chance to see Mardi Gras Indians doing their thing on Super Sunday. Check out the events below and then book a hotel close to the action at bestneworleanshotels.com.

Irish Channel Parade  

On Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m., put on your green and head to the Irish Channel Parade, right after the St. Patrick’s Day mass at St. Mary’s Assumption Church. Throws from The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Committee, organized in 1947, include everything you need to make an Irish stew when you get home. Plan to stay for the block party at Tracy's. See the parade route here.

Italian-American St. Joseph's Parade in the French Quarter  

On Saturday, March 16th at 6 p.m., the St Joseph's Society will present this popular procession in the Vieux Carré featuring spectacular floats, sparkling costumes, and lots of Italian-Americans handing out green, white and red beads, silk flowers and blessed fava beans. See parade route.

St. Patrick's Day Parade on Metairie Road

Just 15 minutes or so from downtown, the beloved St. Patrick's Day Parade rolls on Metairie Road on Sunday, April 7 at noon. See parade route

Downtown Irish Club Parade 

The Downtown Irish Club Parade takes to the streets on Sunday, March 17 at 7 p.m. this year. Get ready to yell, "Throw me something, lassie!" See parade route.

Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade

Don't put your green away yet. On Sunday, March 24th the fun continues in Metairie at noon on Veterans. See parade route.

Super Sunday Mardi Gras Indian Processions 

March 24 is also Super Sunday in New Orleans. Here's your chance to see Mardi Gras Indian tribes in friendly competitions which include traditional dances and chanting. Learn more.

St. Bernard Irish Italian Islenos Parade

The fun never ends! On Sat, April 6th, head to St. Bernard Parish to watch 53+ floats and 35+ marching groups, and to catch your fair share of 350.000 pounds of produce.  See parade route.

See more St. Patrick's Day events in New Orleans

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