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Brennan's Turtle Parade

The "Slowest Second Line on Earth"

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A 10-float wagon parade in honor of our 10 pet turtles, led by the Blown Away Brass Band and police escort, will roll through the streets of the French Quarter!

Family Fun • Decorated Wagon Floats • Custom Throws!

Saturday, April 20, 2024

10:30 AM - Parade Begins 
Bienville + Chartres Streets, French Quarter

10:50 AM - Parade Arrives 
at Brennan’s, 417 Royal Street

11:00 AM - Welcome Remarks
Ralph Brennan, Proprietor of Brennan’s

11:10 AM - Turtle Pardoning
Judge Lauren Lemmon, State District Court Judge

11:20 AM - Turtle Blessing
Monsignor Nalty

11:30 AM - Sabered Champagne & Courtyard Reception
Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres + Drink Specials

PLEASE NOTE:  Turtles love the rain, but not on our parade!  Follow our Social Media for any schedule changes.