After a two-year hiatus, the NOLA Pride Parade is back this 2022, as big and strong as ever. Mark your calendars because this year, the New Orleans Pride Weekend is from June 9 through 12, with many exciting events for LGBTQ+ people.
Here’s everything you need to know about New Orleans’ Pride Weekend
The most important event, the parade, is confirmed for June 11 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. It will start at PrideFest in the Marigny, then run down Decatur to Canal, turning right on Rampart and up to St. Ann. It will finish on Bourbon between St Ann and Dumaine. This annual Mardi Gras-style parade features 20 floats, marchers, musicians, and hundreds of rainbow flags.
Program of events
June 8 – All day military appreciation @ Lafitte’s in exile. At the Oldest Gay Bar in the United States.
June 10 – Spots and Stripes @ Good Friends
Animal print-themed party. Wigs, leggings, heels, harnesses, and jocks are welcome!
June 11 – PrideFest 2022 @ Phoenix Bar
June 11 –Pride Art Fair & Day Party @ Happy Raptor Distillery
June 11 – NOLA Pride Parade 2022
June 12 – Hangover Brunch @ Lafitte in Exile
If you want to see the complete calendar of events click here.
When: June 9-12
Where: Different spots around NOLA
Featured image by George Demo from Shutterstock.