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Southern Decadence at New Orleans
Southern Decadence
French Quarter, New Orleans, LA, 70116 |
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Spirited Southern Decadence Events Are All About Partying In New Orleans, LA

What started 48 years ago as a simple going-away party, Southern Decadence is now the largest annual LGBT event in New Orleans. Known as the "Gay Mardi Gras", expect festivities galore beginning the day before Labor Day. Pop in and out of 24-hour gay bars and nightclubs packed with high energy and pulsating music for a total of six days. The walking parade, just one mile from our French Quarter hotel, kicks off the day before Labor Day at 2pm, starts near Decatur and Barracks Streets, and ends near Bourbon and Dumaine Streets. Prepare to don your lavish and extravagant costumes for a chance to win a contest. When looking for where to stay for Southern Decadence, our hotel is within walking distance to all the action.


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  • Boys on Parade
  • Bourbon Street Extravaganza
  • Grand Marshal Parade


  • Walking parades
  • Dancing
  • Street parties
  • Dining
  • Shopping


  • What happens at Southern Decadence?

    Expect daytime festivities, parties, and walking parades within the French Quarter during the 6-day Southern Decadence. Come nighttime, you'll see gay clubs overflowing with party goers and the streets filling up with proud crowds decked out in colorful costumes, drinks in hand, and a spirit that's ready to revel.
  • What time is Southern Decadence parade?

    Southern Decadence begins the Sunday before Labor Day at 2pm but starts taking shape at 1pm. The walking parade, also known as the Southern Decadance Grand Marshal Parade, starts near Decatur and Barracks Streets and ends near Bourbon and Dumaine Streets. You'll hear the sound emitting


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Why Stay at Astor Crowne Plaza - New Orleans French Quarter?
  • Located in Prime French Quarter Location
  • Walking Distance to All New Orleans Attractions
  • Hotel is Connected to Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant
  • Ideal for Large Conventions and Meetings
  • Hotel is Walking Distance to The Convention Center
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