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New Orleans Pride Festival.
New Orleans Pride is listed as one of the fastest growing Pride Celebrations in the Nation and is the only Official Pride Festival in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Pride Parade is the largest LGBT Parade in Lousiana
Well supported by New Orleans community, New Orleans Pride creates not only an atmosphere where everyone can be proud of their sexual orientation and gender identity, but unity within the heterosexual and homosexual communities. These events are family-friendly and acceptable for all.
The New Orleans Gay Pride Parade, which is a night-time procession commences at 7:30 pm outside the Phoenix bar and moves down Elysian Fields Avenue for a couple of blocks, past Washington Square Park, down Frenchmen Street, where it then runs the length of the French Quarter along Decatur Street, then cuts up Canal Street for two blocks, and then returns through the Quarter along Bourbon Street, ending at Esplanade. There are then Pride dance parties taking place on Saturday night at Bourbon Pub, Oz, and the Phoenix.
On Sunday, don’t miss the Official New Orleans PrideFest, a three-hour party along the 800 block of Bourbon Street (right outside Oz and Bourbon Pubs, at St. Ann Street).The revelry continues on Sunday with a Pride T-Dance at Bourbon Pub at 5 pm, followed by the Pride Show at Bourbon Pub at 8 pm, while newly renovated Oz is having celebration at 9 pm
The beat place to stay is in the French quarter, which is where you will find most of the gay bars and clubs,
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action
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.
Recommended Apartments in New Orleans
In the heart of the French Quarter, the three-story residence is within walking distance of Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, the Superdome. One of the only newly constructed buildings in the area, it is complete with high-end finishes & offers the perfect balance of historic charm & modern elegance.
Bourbon St Balcony
The absolute Heart of the French Quarter, a two bedroom exposed brick large space, perfect for entertaining yet quiet and comfortable enough to relax. Entrance from the 500 block of Bourbon, through your private alleyway, up to your open air expansive getaway. Balcony overlooking Bourbon Street
New Orleans Hospitality
Located on the residential side of Bourbon St. you will enjoy the quietness at night and sleep like a baby a few steps all the action of Bourbon and the Marigny area. This mansion was built in the 1830s n was recently converted into Luxury condos. Ideally located for Mardi Gras, Jazz fest, French Quarter festivals
French Quarter Retreat
This one-bedroom vacation home is in the middle of the French Quarter, just steps from Bourbon Street. The apartment is sunny and spacious, with two separate balconies – one off the living area overlooking the street, and one off the bedroom in the back of the unit which overlooks the quiet courtyard
Video Of New Orleans Pride Festival
New Orleans Pride with Josh Canfield + Reed Kelly
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.
The Roosevelt Hotel
5 Star, Luxury
The Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans features an outdoor pool and a 2,300 square-foot gym. The elegant hotel features The Rooftop Bar, a full-service spa and rooms with a 42-inch flat-screen TV. WiFi is available at a costs