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


Fri, March 5 Irish Channel Practice March 11 a.m.

Fri, March 12 Molly's at the Market Irish Parade - 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Irish Club Parade - 6:30 p.m.

Sat, March 13 Parasol's Block Party 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tracy's Block Party 11 a.m. - 'til
Irish Channel Parade - 1:00 p.m.
Italian-American St.Joseph's Parade - 6 p.m.

Sun, March 14 St. Patrick's Day Parade on Metairie Rd. - 12 Noon

Wed, March 17 Irish Channel block party - 1:00 p.m.

Sun, March 21Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade (Metairie) - 12 Noon

Sat, April 4 Postponed to Sat, October 30 Irish-Italian Islenos Parade at St.Bernard - 12 Noon


With so many parades, block parties, and other events; St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans is a one-of-a-kind experience! We’re thrilled you’ll be here to share it with us. While you’re in town, take time to experience the best our city has to offer.

About New Orleans

ExperienceNewOrleans.com is a tourist’s dream guide. The site includes information about events throughout the city, offers helpful hints including the best ways to get around town, and features popular attractions.



NewOrleansRestaurants.com is a foodie’s guide to paradise in a city known for delicious cuisine. It lists the best of New Orleans from fine dining to casual eating.  Whether you need suggestions for your rehearsal dinner or reception or just want to grab a bite, the locals who run the site can point you in the right direction.



With so many options, choosing the best hotel can be tricky, but BestNewOrleansHotels.com  can make it easier. It’s a guide created by locals for visitors to the city. They’ll help you navigate through the best boutique hotels, B&Bs, and other favorites. Bringing a big group? No problem- they have a group request form so you can get quotes from a number of hotels quickly and easily.



The Big Easy offers so many amazing and fun things to see and do, but that doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. Enjoy great savings on some of the most popular attractions while you’re in town with NewOrleansCoupons.com.


Family Friendly

New Orleans and our St. Patrick’s Day parades are family-friendly affairs. So if you’re looking for activities even the youngest members will enjoy visit NewOrleansKids.com to learn about kid friendly tours and attractions. 

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

Friday, March 5

Irish Channel Practice March

This parade has been canceled 11:00a.m.

Annual event hosted by The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Parade Club. Assembles at Jackson Square

Friday, March 12

Molly's at the Market Irish Parade

This parade has been canceled 6:00 p.m.

In the French Quarter, riders in carriages and marching groups. Begins and ends at 1107 Decatur St. 1107 Decatur St.

See parade route

Downtown Irish Club Parade

This parade has been canceled 6:30 p.m.

The annual downtown St. Patrick's Day parade begins on the corner of Burgundy and Piety in the Bywater, proceeds roughly up Royal, across Esplanade to Decatur, up Canal to Bourbon. The parade makes several "pit stops" on its way to Bourbon St.

See parade route

Saturday, March 13

Parasol's Block Party Celebration

This parade has been canceled 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

3rd and Constance 10am to 8pm. Music, green beer, food and surprises. The start of the block parties on the day of the Irish Channel Parade. The fun runs from 10 am to 8 pm, both days.

See party location

Tracy's Block Party

This parade has been canceled 11 a.m. til

Annual celebration in the Irish Channel - 2604 Magazine Street. Lots of green beer, corned beef and cabbage and more fun. They are the party at the end of the Irish Channel Parade.

See party location

Irish Channel Parade

This parade has been canceled 1:00 p.m.

The Irish Channel Parade starts on Napoleon Ave & Tchoupitoulas at 1:30 p.m.

See parade route

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

This parade has been canceled 6:00 p.m.

The St. Joseph's Society celebrates St. Joseph with a parade through the French Quarter. The parade kicks off at 6 p.m. at the intersection of Convention Center Blvd. and Girod Street. It includes 16 floats, nine marching bands and a whole lot of guys dressed in tuxedos.

See parade route

Sunday, March 14

St. Patrick's Day Parade on Metairie Road

12 Noon

The annual Metairie Road St. Patrick's Day parade will take place at noon in front of Rummel High School on Severn Avenue, goes down Severn to Metairie Road, then Metairie Road to the parish line.

See parade route

Wednesday, March 17

Irish Channel block party

This parade has been canceled 1:00p.m.

This block party takes place on St. Patrick's Day and is located at Annunciation Square on the 1500 block of Chippewa. This block party has Irish music, food, drinks, and dancers, and proceeds benefit St. Michael's Special School.

See party location

Sunday March 21

Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade (Metairie)

12 Noon

The Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade will roll at 12:00 noon, on the traditional Veterans Highway route in Metairie.

See parade route

Saturday, April 4 Postponed to Saturday, October 30

St. Bernard Irish Italian Islenos Parade

12 noon

The St. Bernard Irish Italian Islenos Community Parade is one of the largest events in nearby St. Bernard parish. The parade starts at 12noon along the W. Judge Perez route in Chalmette - from Meraux Dr. down to Ventura and back! It consists of 53+ floats, 35+marching groups 1,500+ members and 350,000 pounds of produce!

See parade route