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Gay Easter Parade New Orleans.
The Gay Easter Parade takes a leisurely route through the French Quarter, passing every gay bar and many gay-owned restaurants and retail shops. The paraders ride horse-drawn carriages or floats while wearing showy versions of their Easter Sunday finest. Don’t be surprised if you see a gaggle of motorcycle dudes in leather and Easter bonnets might roar by. Spectators can expect to see (and catch!) plenty of beads and other throws.
There is also an annual Easter Bonnet Contest at Good Friends Bar, a GLBT neighborhood bar at the corner of Dauphine and St. Ann streets in the French Quarter. Anyone can join in and some of the bonnet entries can get pretty outlandish. The crowd votes for the winners, and you can almost certainly expect to hear impromptu renditions of Irving Berlin’s classic song for the occasion, “Easter Parade.”
The beat place to stay is in the French quarter, which is where you will find most of the gay bars and clubs, we have found hotels in the gay area that have good rating, and puts you where you need to be to have fun without the need for taxis. Bienville House Hotel, French Market Inn, W New Orleans, Hotel Monteleone, Royal Sonesta Hotel, Holiday Inn Hotel, Prince Conti Hotel, Ramada Plaza Hotel, Hotel St Marie and the Place D’Armes Hotel
Gay Map of New Orleans
If you want to be close to all of New Orleans famous attractions, including the top gay-nightlife options in the city, the French Quarter remains the hub of where to stay, with dozens of hotels of all types and grades.. Adjacent to the Quarter and just downriver, you’ll find a number of gay-friendly smaller properties in historic and trendy Faubourg Marigny, which is also home to several gay-popular restaurants and bars.
Video Of Gay Easter Parade New Orleans
Some great shots of people enjoying Gay Easter Parade New Orleans
Recommended Hotels in New Orleans
The gay bars and clubs are centred around the French Quarter, so we suggest you try and find a hotel in this district. The area has many boutique hotels offering a traditional Louisiana welcome.
Great outdoor pool
Charming hotel with great coutryard and within easy reach of the bars and clubs.
French Market Inn
3 Star Central Location
Historic hotel built in the 1800’s and close to all of the main events and bars.
W New Orleans
Sophisticated & Stylish
A new lease of life for New Orleans offering everything 5 star service.