What Makes St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans Special?

It starts, but doesn't end, with cabbages.

The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in New Orleans are special for several reasons, not the least of which is how many of them there are.  But for locals and tourists alike, the reasons for getting your green on in the Crescent City extend well beyond simple numbers.  Here’s a countdown of the top 3 reasons St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans is truly unique.


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