Leprechauns, shamrocks, and the harp can all represent St. Patrick’s Day. However, on March 17, cabbage, carrots, and potatoes will be thrown through the air to celebrate this holiday.

New Orleanians and Americans will take their celebrations to the streets on March 17th, but the parades have already begun and will continue after this Sunday.

Friday, March 15, 2013-

Molly’s at the Market Irish parade beginning at 1107 Decatur St at 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 16, 2013-

Irish Channel parade begins at 12p.m. with mass at St. Mary’s Assumption Church. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m. at the corner of Felicity and Magazine.

Sunday, March 17, 2013-

St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Metairie Road begins at noon at Rummel High School on Severn Avenue.

Downtown Irish Club parade will begin at 6 p.m. at the corner of Burgundy and Piety

Tracey’s St. Paddy’s Day Party will begin at 11 a.m. on Magazine St.

Festivities continue next weekend on Sunday, March 24, with:

Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade in Metairie at noon along Veterans Highway.

Throughout New Orleans and The United States, the St. Patrick Day traditions will continue to be celebrated during 2013.

What are your plans for St. Patrick’s Day this year?

For more information please visit: http://www.stpatricksdayneworleans.com/

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