Friday, March 18, 2011

St. Joseph parades in New Orleans

The 41st Annual Italian American Marching Club's St. Joseph’s Parade will roll at 6 pm, Saturday, March 19, 2011 in the New Orleans French Quarter. This year’s St. Joseph’s Parade will be comprised of floats followed by a procession of marchers dressed in black tuxedos. Thousands of locals and tourists line the streets to watch this annual parade. Marchers hand out silk flowers and fava beans, and dance and sing with the bystanders. Actor Michael Badalucco is this year's National Grand Marshall.

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