Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Jim Monaghan's 31st Annual St. Patrick's Parade - in Pictures!

The dust has settled, the hangovers have subsided, and the tuxedos have been returned to cold storage: St. Patrick's Day has come and gone.

Thanks to everyone who marched! Thanks to everyone who drank and cheered! Thanks to everyone who snapped off pictures to augment the blurry memories we'll carry til next year!

Until we roll again in 2014, enjoy these great photo sets from our favorite day of the year.

Outside Molly’s at the Market, the night was beginning as pre-paraders slowly trickled in and around the bar, anticipating the 6pm roll time of Friday's annual Jim Monaghan St. Patrick's Day Parade. Tourists found each other among the throng, exchanging well-intentioned, and somewhat ill-in-taste, jokes and rounds of shots. Locals, a little more sobered at the beginning of the night, mostly moved in groups of festive neon green... FULL ARTICLE HERE


by Michael DeMocker - Nola.com / Times-Picayune

Gallery: Jim Monaghan's 31st annual St. Patrick's Parade, photo gallery (9 photos)

Description: Jim Monaghan's 31st annual St. Patrick's Parade rolls through the French Quarter featuring marching clubs, bands and horse-drawn carriages on Friday, March 15, 2013.