What’s going on? Event picks for St. Patrick’s Day weekend

NEW ORLEANS -- Are you going green for St. Patrick's Day this weekend?

Here are our picks on how to celebrate:


  • Molly's at the Market & Jim Monaghan's Parade - 6 p.m. - French Quarter parade consisting of carriages and walking clubs. It starts and ends at 1107 Decatur Street.


  • Tracey's St. Paddy's Day Party - 11 a.m. until - Tracey's bar on Magazine Street is the land of green beer, corned beef, cabbage and fun for the Irish Channel Parade.
  • Irish Channel Parade - 1:30 p.m. It starts at Napoleon and Tchoupitoulas, goes down Magazine, turns right on Jackson and ends back on Tchoupitoulas.
  • Downtown Irish Club Parade - 6 p.m. The downtown St. Patrick's Day parade starts on the corner of Burgundy and Piety in the Bywater and makes several stops before ending on Bourbon Street.


  • Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade - Noon The Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade rolls at noon on Veterans in Metairie.