French Quarter parades: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Here are the details on the three parades hopping through the French Quarter on Sunday, April 1st:

  1. French Quarter Easter parade

When: Begins at 9:45 a.m.

What: The Historic French Quarter Easter Parade travels from Antoine’s Restaurant at 9:45 a.m. in time to make the 11 a.m. Mass at the St. Louis Cathedral. After Mass, participants take a walk around Jackson Square.

  1. Chris Owens French Quarter Easter Parade

When: 1 p.m.

What: The French Quarter icon leads her 34th annual parade from the Omni Royal Orleans, then it heads up Royal Street to Canal Street. From there, it takes a right on Canal Street before turning onto Bourbon Street, then heads on to St. Philip Street to St. Louis Street and ends back at the Omni Royal. More details can be found here.

  1. Gay Easter Parade

When: 4:30 p.m.

What: The 18th annual Official Gay Easter parade travels from Bourbon Street to GrandPre’s, 834 North Rampart St.