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Southern Decadence

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

According to Southern Decadence founder Robert Laurent, “Cheers to Southern Decadence! What began in 1972 as an end-of-summer party among a small group of friends has transformed itself into a Quarter-wide weekend celebration. The first costume party was a farewell to Michael Evers, who was leaving New Orleans. Now, 41 years later, his spirit, wit and sense of frivolity continue, transformed into a celebration of Laissez les bon temps rouler!” What Cheap 24hr booze, amazing foo...

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St. Ann and Bourbon

When

This event is held annually in September.


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