Easter Parades

March 27, 2018

9:45am - The Historic French Quarter Easter Parade
Starting at Antoine’s Restaurant with mule-drawn carriages and vintage convertibles headed to St. Louis Cathedral for 11am mass 

1:00pm - Chris Owens Easter Parade
The celebration starts at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel Ballroom at 11am with a hat contest, silent auction, and entertainment. Riders will then hop on the floats and ride through the Quarter. The parade will begin at the corner of St. Louis and Royal, continue down Royal to Canal to St. Phillip Street and conclude on St. Louis and Royal at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel. The parade will be complete with colorful floats, marching bands, beads, Easter trinkets, and plenty of eager revelers.

4:30pm - 19th Annual Gay Easter Parade
The parade showcases the fashion and creativity of the entire LGBT community with gentlemen in summer suits/tux with hats, and ladies in Easter suits/dresses with Easter hats..