The Marching Men of New Iberia

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Saturday, March 10th:          o     Gather at 520 E. Main St. to begin the festivities

                                                          o     Visit to Assisted Living facilities at 11:00 am

                                                                  for cheer before lunch.

                                                          o     Open the "Turning the Bayou Country Green" Celebration at the                                                                                                           Civic Center Plaza on Main St.;  turn the fountain GREEN and welcome

​                                                                  from the Civic Leadership of New Iberia.  All begins at 3:00 pm.


Saturday, March 17th:         St. Patrick's Day March and Celebration


                                                          o     Gather at Ken's House, 520 E. Main St. at 12:00 noon

                                                          o     At 12:30 pm, move to the City Park and Join the "Celebration of the                                                                                                       Oaks" festivities

                                                          o     Begin the march Down Main St. Spreading Irish Cheer and Good Luck

                                                                  with doubloons, beads, candy, and carnations at 5:00 pm

                                                          o     After the march, meet at Mulligan's Irish Pub for the Proper Celebration

                                                           o    Move to Bourbon Hall for the Annual Benefit Raffle at 7:00 pm.


Scroll down for a look at some up coming events and the schedules for the 2018 St. Patrick's Day March and Celebration

Purpose and Charter  The purpose of the Fir Màirseàil Nua Iberia is to provide organization to a group of like minded gentlemen who will develop, lead, and participate in a march to be held in New Iberia, and to be held every St. Patrick’s Day, or March 17th, of each year.

Fir Màirseàil Nua Iberia, or The New Iberia Marching Men, is a non-profit, civic and social organization dedicated to the organization and celebration of the Irish holiday of St. Patrick’s Day in New Iberia, Louisiana, highlighted by a Celebration of "Turning the Bayou Country Green"  early in March, and a march of Irish clad members down Main Street in New Iberia on St. Patrick's Day, and available to march in other similarly organized or dedicated parades at other times or events in the area.