Just like with every other holiday, Louisiana turns what would be a pretty average St. Patrick’s Day celebration into one of grand proportions, spanning multiple days with parades and parties. If you’re a resident of 1st Lake’s apartments in Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge or surrounding locations, you’ll have the luck of the Irish with you on St. Patrick’s Day. Check out these fun local festivities to attend.
Traceys and Parasol’s Block Party – These two New Orleans Irish pubs will hold their famous annual block party on March 14. Enjoy live music, delicious food and plenty of festive libations.
Molly’s At the Market Parade – Jim Monaghan’s annual Molly’s At The Market St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 15 will wind through the French Quarter in New Orleans featuring carriages and marching groups.
Irish Channel Parade – Widely considered the St. Patrick’s main event in New Orleans, the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club will parade through the Irish Channel in New Orleans on March 16 with Mardi Gras-caliber floats and droves of Irishmen dressed in kilts handing out flowers and kisses on the cheek.
Parade on Metairie Road – Residents of 1st Lake’s Metairie apartments can enjoy the convenience of the Metairie Road St. Patrick’s Day parade, starting at noon on March 17 in front of Rummel High School on Severn Avenue, then down Metairie Road to the parish line.
Downtown Irish Club Parade – For a low-key local vibe, check out the Downtown Irish Club Parade in New Orleans on March 17 beginning on the corner of Burgundy and Piety in the Bywater, going through the Marigny and ending on Bourbon Street.
Louisiana Irish-Italian – Close out the St. Patrick’s Day festivities at the Louisiana Irish-Italian parade celebrating the unity of the two cultures in Louisiana, rolling on March 24 down Veterans Highway in Metairie.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with 1st Lake in New Orleans!