Erin go bragh! ☘St. Patrick’s Day is almost here

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday, and because we haven’t had a parade in a whole week, it’s going down!

by Mary Staes
March 14, 2019

So you thought you could take a break after Mardi Gras?

WRONG! 😂😂😂

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday, and because we haven’t had a parade in a whole week, it’s going down!

Makin’ Groceries in the Irish Channel
Ready to fill your house with something other than glitter and beads? How about cabbages and potatoes? The annual St. Patrick’s Day block party and parade are happening Saturday, and we’ve got everything you need to pack.

Ireland’s Connections to New Orleans
Speaking of St. Patrick’s Day, can you imagine walking around New Orleans and hearing an Irish accent from one out of every four residents? It could’ve happened in the 1800’s! Click here to find out more about the historic links between Ireland and New Orleans.

Right Meow: Cat Video Fest
Cat Fest 2019. Yes, it’s a real thing. Instead of looking at those cute cat videos on your phone, imagine them on a big screen at the Broad Theater! And, you’ll be helping out a good cause, with a portion of ticket sales going to Zeus’ Rescues.

What to do this weekend….

Friday
Jim Monaghan’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade through the French Quarter – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday
New Orleans Original Brass Fest – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Marsha Ambrosius at the House of Blues – 8 p.m.

Sunday
Super Sunday – Noon

What else you should know about…

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether...

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