10 Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events Around NOLA

Get ready to wear your green! St. Patty’s Day is this Sunday.
Here are the family-friendly events you do not want to miss!


Thursday, March 14
Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club block party

Annunciation Square, 1500 block of Chippewa. Proceeds benefit St. Michael’s Special School. 10 am-6 pm.

Friday, March 15
St. Patrick’s Day Bingo
Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by planing bingo and winning fun prizes. 4-5 pm.

Saturday, March 16
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration

Downtown Covington. The parade starts at the Columbia Street Tap Room, turns left onto Gibson, turns right onto Lee Lane, and then turns right onto Rutland where it ends at Jewel’s Cigar Shop. Free, kid friendly, 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s March will feature 2019 Grand Marshal – Zach Strief! Noon.
Irish Channel Parade

The parade rolls down Magazine Street to Louisiana Ave., over to St. Charles Ave., back downtown to Jackson Ave. and ends at Jackson Ave. and Annunciation Street. 1 pm.

Four Leaf Clover Hunt and Giveaway
Alvar Library, 913 Alvar St. Hunt for lucky four leaf clovers in the Alvar garden, and take home a pot of clovers for free. 2-3 pm.

Saturday Craft: Shamrock Wreath
Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. This event includes craft projects for kids of all ages. Registration required for groups of 5 people or more. Please call the Children’s department at 504.364.3664 to register. 2-3:30 pm.

The Irish Tenors

Jefferson Performing Arts Society, 6400 Airline Dr., Metairie. Since 1998, The Irish Tenors have been performing at sold-out shows at such venues as Radio City Music Hall, Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall, and major concert halls throughout the world. Join JPAS for this once-in-a-lifetime concert event for one night only!

Sunday, March 17
Allstate Sugar Bowl St. Patrick’s Day Classic

Run down Metairie Road before the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and don’t miss your only chance to qualify for the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k at the 2-mile distance. The race begins at 10 am outside Gennaro’s bar on Metairie Rd. at N. Causeway. The 2-mile course will proceed down the parade route on Metairie Rd. finishing at Frisco, just before the train tracks and Winston’s Pub & Patio, where the post-race party will take place. General Registration $25/person. Kids under 3 are free. Price increases after March 15.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Metairie Road

Begins on Severn Avenue, goes down Severn to Metairie Road, then Metairie Road to the parish line. The parade consists of floats and trucks, bands, marching clubs, and all the carrots, cabbages, potatoes and beads you can catch! Noon.

Downtown Irish Club Parade

The Downtown Irish Club holds its annual St. Patrick’s Day parade marching from Bywater, through Marigny and the French Quarter. Erin go bragh! 6 pm.

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