THE BEST EVENTS TO ATTEND THIS ST. PATRICK’S DAY IN NEW ORLEANS
St. Patrick’s Day is a beloved holiday celebrated worldwide, and New Orleans is no exception. The Crescent City has many St. Paddy’s Day activities to experience, including parades, pub crawls, live music, dance performances, and block parties. For all of its offerings, New Orleans is the perfect destination for the day when everyone is Irish.
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade on the Irish Channel
New Orleans is the place for exciting parades with spectacular floats, famous public figures, and great music. One of the most popular events to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is the official St. Patrick’s Day Parade hosted by the Irish Channel Parade Association. The esteemed celebration occurs in the famous Irish Channel neighborhood and is a classic New Orleans-style parade with St. Patrick’s Day themes.
The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Block Party
The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Block Party is hosted by local bars and restaurants in the Irish Channel neighborhood and is a perfect way to experience the city’s famous food and drinks. The block party features a plethora of live bands, plenty of green drinks, and an assortment of classic New Orleans cuisine.
The St. Patrick’s Day Festival in the French Quarter
For a unique experience, visit the historic New Orleans French Quarter for the St. Patrick’s Day Festival. The two-day festival features classic St. Patrick’s Day drinks, incredible live music, and all the food imaginable. Visitors can also glimpse the famous St. Patrick’s Day Second Line Parade, which features brass bands and lively crowds.
The Krewe of Cork Parade
The Krewe of Cork parade is a great experience. The parade features wine and food-themed floats. It focuses more on the unity of Irish and Cajun culture and history, which makes it a great way to experience the city’s unique blend of Irish and Cajun cultures.
The Erin go Bragh Parade
The Erin go Bragh Parade is a culturally rich event, with Irish dancers, marching bands, and local celebrities participating. The parade is an experience of the city’s Irish heritage and a great time overall. Erin go Bragh simply translates to “Ireland Forever.”
Another Year of Amazing St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in New Orleans
People in New Orleans have adopted St. Patrick’s Day almost like a second Mardi Gras celebration, and on the day of the Irish, green beer flows like the mighty Mississippi River for nearly all attendees.
Stay at the Jung Hotel & Residences
One of the best ways to attend St. Patrick’s Day Events in New Orleans is by staying at a hotel in the middle of it all. The Jung Hotel & Residences is ideally situated near the Canal Streetcar line, allowing easy accessibility. Make a reservation at the Jung Hotel today and experience adventure, fun, and leisure.