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Stuff to do in March in New Orleans

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St. Patrick’s Day is sorta like a mini Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

OK, dawlin. We got the nice weather now going on here with mostly sun, some rain and just cool breezes alla da time.

It’s a nice time to be in New Orleans. The azaleas are all bloomin’ and the sky is mostly blue.

But you’ll still need a sweater on some days, and maybe even a jacket on the other ones.

And although Mardi Gras is over we still got some parades goin’ on.

Here we got some fun things to do for ya.

Stuff to do in March in New Orleans

Bach Around the Clock
A 24 hour+ Bach-a-thon starts Friday, March 23, 2012 at 7 pm and continues nonstop with 300 performers doing music, dance and other artistic things.

Spring Fiesta
Home tours in historic New Orleans neighborhoods, a beautiful carriage parade with flowers thrown by riders dressed all Southern fancy. March 23 – April 1, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Irish Channel Parade – 1 p.m.
The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club will hold its 66th Annual Mass and Parade celebration on Saturday, March 16th, 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Assumption Church (corner of Constance and Josephine Streets) followed by the parade (corner of Felicity and Magazine) at 1:00 p.m.

Tennessee Williams Festival
A literary festival full of literary types- music, foodie stuff, celebrity talks, theater, and more — and of course theIncluding the Stella – Stanley Yelling Contest. Mostly in the French Quarter; March 22 – 25, 2012.

Pyrate Week
They got a parade of piratical types on Friday and all kinds of other swashbuckling stuff. It’s actually more than a week. It’s the last weekend of March and first weekend of April

Algiers Friendship Parade
March 16, 2012 – Johnny’s Bar, Olivier St. at the River and the River Road in Algiers Point
The Algiers Irish Rebels and Friendship Club will be a part of St Patrick’s Day parading with crowds that spill into the street, painted with shamrocks, and also onto the Mississippi River levee.

 

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