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Joan Of Arc Parade 2022

The Joan Of Arc Parade 2022 will kick off the Carnival Season in New Orleans on Thursday, January 6th, Twelfth Night. This day also marks Joan Of Arc’s birthday. Parade revelers will start lining the streets around six. The parade starts at 7 pm on Bienville and N. Front, then onto Chartres then turns on Ursulines and then will go down Decatur passing the Jan Of Arc statue. It will a beautiful night to start the Carnival season and Joan of Arc’s birthday with this family and whimsical parade.

Past Joan of Arc Parade Krewe

As you can see from our YouTube video on top of this page this is a medieval-themed walking parade. The Joan Of Arc Parade is inspired by Joan of Arc’s time in 1400s France. You get to see knights, angels, peasants, kings and queens, jesters, stick horses, saints, priests, judges, and several representations of Joan. In the past, parade marchers handed out small wooden swords, Joan of Arc dolls as well as inspirational notes and chocolate doubloons. The Joan Of Arc Parade 2022 will feature live medieval music, brass bands, drumming, bagpipes, and large-scale puppets and props representing various chapters in Joan’s story. The Joan of Arc parade celebrates Joan of Arc life in unique, artistic and educational ways. The first Joan of Arc parade took place in 2008.

Joan Of Arc

Joan Of Arc And The City Of New Orleans

Joan of Arc freed the citizens of Orleans, France, from a British siege in her first victory in 1429. This is how she got the name “The Maid of Orleans.”  The parade always passes by the New Orleans’ Joan Of Arc statue on Decatur street. It was a gift the City of New Orleans from France in the 1950s. The parade also honors our city’s  French history and heritage.

For more information visit: https://joanofarcparade.org/

New Orleans Local Calendar of Events.

New Orleans Local is your best resource for the latest events happening around the city. If you like the theater, we’ve got you covered with all sorts of great safe events and lots of virtual events. Whether you are looking for festivals, parties, theater, charity events or events for kids, we have everything you need to be in the “know.”  Our Calendar of Events welcomes any organization or business to submit events and happenings – HERE – to help let our community know what is happening around town. Everybody knows about Mardi Gras, but do they know about the latest charitable event, local marathons, holiday events, or reveillon dinners? Submit your event with a great photo, so we can let people know what events you want to help to promote in the New Orleans area.  Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

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