NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the events scheduled for March 18-19, 2017. Throughout these events, the public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for delays by making transportation arrangements accordingly.
Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.
In addition, RTA services, including bus and streetcar service, may be interrupted during this event. Details on any route changes are available at www.norta.com.
2017 St. Joseph’s Day Parade
On Saturday, March 18, 2017 starting at 6 p.m., the St. Joseph’s Day Parade will begin at Canal and Chartres Streets. Proceeding down Chartres Street, the parade will turn left onto St. Peter Street, left onto Royal Street, right onto Bienville Street, then right onto Bourbon Street. The parade marchers will stop at St. Louis Street for a toast and will watch while the floats pass in review. The floats will turn right onto Toulouse Street, turn right onto Decatur Street, turn left onto Canal Street, turn right onto Convention Center Boulevard and left onto Poydras Street. The floats will continue on Poydras Street toward the Mississippi River where the float portion will end. The marchers will follow the floats on Toulouse Street to Royal Street and turn right. The marchers will continue on Royal Street to Canal Street where the parade will disperse.
2017 Indian Super Sunday
On Sunday March 19, starting at noon, A.L. Davis Park will host the Indian Super Sunday. The procession will begin on LaSalle Street, turn left on Martin Luther King Boulevard, left on S. Claiborne, left on Washington Avenue and end back at A.L. Davis Park.
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