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Event: '26th ANNUAL French Quarter Easter Parade'

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Date: Sunday, April 12, 2009 At 01:00 PM
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Ashley Stagg (504) 888-7608 astagg@nocci.com Please contact us at (504) 293-2619
Location: http://frenchquartereasterparade.com

26th ANNUAL French Quarter Easter Parade
New Orleans Tradition Celebrates Its 26th Year

French Quarter Easter Parade, LLC proudly presents the 26th Annual Chris Owens French Quarter Easter Parade on Sunday, April 12, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.

The celebration starts at the Astor Crowne Hotel Ballroom at 11:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast, a Hat Contest and entertainment. Riders will then hop on the floats at 1:00 a.m. and ride through the French Quarter. The parade route will start at Canal and Bourbon Street, continue down Bourbon Street to St. Phillip, and turn up to Decatur and back up to Canal to the Astor Crowne Hotel. At the end of the parade, revelers can enjoy a champagne brunch while dancing to Jake and the Nifty 50ís.

As the Grand Duchess of Easter Parade in New Orleans, Chris Owens will be dressed in her personally designed Easter ensemble that will be complimented by her beautiful and exotic Easter bonnet. The Duchess leads the annual Easter Parade with family and friends, who will also be dressed in their best Easter attire.

The parade will feature over thirty-six parade elements featuring the marching bands, vintage cars and floats. The parade will stage on Canal and Iberville. Due to the parade, no vehicular traffic may drive down Iberville from 11:30AM-2:00 p.m. Vehicles may be allowed to drive down the cross streets and cross over Iberville. One lane of Canal will be closed from Burgundy to Charters as well.

Please contact us at (504) 293-2619 for further information and reservations for this yearís Easter Parade or please visit the website frenchquartereasterparade.com.