St. Patrick Day Celebrations

St Patrick Day event

It’s St. Patrick’s Day week and Louisiana has the festivities to prove it. Don some green and check out one of these events this weekend.

  • Patty In The Parc is 6 p.m. Friday at Parc International in downtown Lafayette. The annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration features Better than Ezra and Wayne Toups this year.
  • St. Paddy’s Bicycle Parade and Festival is Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kiroli Park in West Monroe.
  • Patty in the Plaza is Saturday in Festival Plaza in Shreveport. Gates open at 5 p.m., and the party goes until 11 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the gate, with special pricing for kids.
  • Fatty’s St. Patty’s Block Party starts at 6 p.m. Friday and will feature the Seratones, The Bristol Hills, a pig roast, ice cream and drinks on Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport. There is no admission.
  • Wearin’ of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Baton Rouge starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Hundred Oaks at South Acadian Thruway.
  • Iowa Rabbit Festival is Friday and Saturday at the Burton Coliseum Complex in Lake Charles. The annual event features live music and cook-offs.
  • Amite Oyster Days is Friday through Sunday in downtown Amite. The festival starts at 3 p.m. Friday and features live entertainment, carnival rides, vendors and plenty of oysters.
  • Louisiana Redbud Festival is Saturday on Northwest Front Street in Vivian. Events run all day, including music on the square, a parade, food and arts and craft booths.
  • Festival of Live Oaks is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New Iberia City Park. There will be an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts, music, workshops, pony rides, barbecue cook-off and refreshments

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