'til St. Patrick's Day. Erin go bragh!

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St. Patrick's Day Parade Information

What to wear?

Pretty much anything green is acceptable. Leprechaun attire, clovers, and green hats are highly recommended. Remember to be original and put your own touch on your outfit!

Are there standard days when all these great parades take place each year?

In general...yes.

The Irish Channel parade usually takes place on the Saturday prior to March 17.
The Metairie Road parade usually takes place on the Sunday prior to March 17.
The walking parade through the French Quarter always takes place in the evening on March 17.
The Irish-Italian parade on Veterans Hwy. in Metairie usually takes place on the Sunday following March 17 & 19

How can I be a participant in these parades?

If you would like to inquire about riding in any of the below parades, please shoot us an email and we'll send it along to the krewes.

For the Irish Channel parade - contact: Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club -- www.irishchannelno.org
For the Metairie Road parade - contact: St. Patrick's Parade of Jefferson, Inc.
For the March 17 annual strolling parade - contact: Downtown Irish Club
For the Irish-Italian parade on Vets Hwy - contact: Louisiana Irish Italian Association

Coming to New Orleans for St. Patrick's Day? Here's hotel information.

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