Upcoming Events

First General IASJS Membership Meeting – Wednesday, March 6, 2024 7:00pm
IASJS Maid Media Presentation – Sunday, March 10, 2024 12:00pm
Second General IASJS Membership Meeting – Wednesday, March 13, 2024 7:00pm
IASJS St. Joseph’s Pasta Party – Friday, March 15, 2024 12:00pm
IASJS St. Joseph’s Parade and Gala – Saturday, March 16, 2024 6:00pm (Parade) 9:00pm (Gala) 

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2024 General Membership Meeting

2024 General Membership Meeting

Mar 6, 6:00pm - Mar 6, 10:00pm

Knights of Columbus

Piasani are you of Italian descent or do you want to be Italian for a day? Are you ready to join in on the St Joseph's Day Parade fun and all of the events around it? Then come march with 500 of your closest Italian Piasani in the Historic New Orleans French Quarter on Saturday, March, 16, 2024. This is the first of two general membership meetings to be held at the St Dominic's Knights of Columbus on Vicksburg St in Lakeview. You will be able to join our group and pay dues, purchase your Official Exclusive IASJS Merchandise, purchase your Flower Cane, rent your Tux and purchase prime seating to the Post-Parade Gala featuring our beautiful Maids and music by La Spice Band! Dues for the parade is $125. Dance tickets are $75 per person. All marchers MUST wear a Tuxedo and black shoes. There will be special announcements throughout the night regarding the Pasta Party, the Pre-Parade Party, the Parade and the Post-Parade Gala. There will be two General Membership meetings. One on March 6th then again on March 13. If you can't make either meeting, you can still join on parade day for $175.... See MoreSee Less

2024 General Membership Meeting

2024 General Membership Meeting

Mar 13, 6:00pm - Mar 13, 10:00pm

Knights of Columbus

Piasani are you of Italian descent or do you want to be Italian for a day? Are you ready to join in on the St Joseph's Day Parade fun and all of the events around it? Then come march with 500 of your closest Italian Piasani in the Historic New Orleans French Quarter on Saturday, March, 16, 2024. This is the first of two general membership meetings to be held at the St Dominic's Knights of Columbus on Vicksburg St in Lakeview. You will be able to join our group and pay dues, purchase your Official Exclusive IASJS Merchandise, purchase your Flower Cane, rent your Tux and purchase prime seating to the Post-Parade Gala featuring our beautiful Maids and music by La Spice Band! Dues for the parade is $125. Dance tickets are $75 per person. All marchers MUST wear a Tuxedo and black shoes. There will be special announcements throughout the night regarding the Pasta Party, the Pre-Parade Party, the Parade and the Post-Parade Gala. There will be two General Membership meetings. One on March 6th then again on March 13. If you can't make either meeting, you can still join on parade day for $175.... See MoreSee Less

52nd Annual Pasta Event

52nd Annual Pasta Event

Mar 15, 12:00pm - Mar 15, 2:00pm

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Thanks to our friends at the Silver Slipper Casino...

On Friday, March 16, 2024 we will hold our annual St. Joseph’s Pasta Party at 12:00 noon at the Hilton Riverside Hotel. During this event, our Grand Marshal, our Parade Marshals, our Queen, and our Caesar will be presented to the public. Parade Marshal David Greco, owner of Mikes Deli and Arthur Avenue Caterers, located in the real little Italy in the Bronx; Known to the Food Network as the Italian Food Expert, will treat us to the world’s largest bowl of pasta con le sarde. There will be plenty of music and wine. Join us for this special free event. Please note that no ice chests and/or outside food or beverages are allowed at this event. It’s a great way to start our weekend celebration!
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52ND ANNUAL ST. JOSEPH’S PARADE

52ND ANNUAL ST. JOSEPH’S PARADE

Mar 16, 5:00pm

French Quarter, New Orleans Louisiana. USA

Come Sing, Dance and even be Kissed by an Italian as over 80 Maids parade and 500 Italian-Americans March through the French Quarter In Celebration of the Feast of St Joseph! See our beautiful Maids, Gondola float and a meticulously crafted rolling St Joseph Altar as our ethnic organization parades in honor of St Joseph granting an end to the famine in Sicily! It is an event not to be missed! See you there! Ciao... See MoreSee Less

Italian American Post Parade Gala

Italian American Post Parade Gala

Mar 16, 8:00pm - Mar 17, 12:00am

Hilton New Orleans Riverside2 Poydras StNew Orleans, LA70130 Map

The 52nd Annual St Joseph's Day Parade may wind down, but the Party continues late into the night! The Band "LA Spice Band" will provide their signature High-Energy Music and a lot of fun-loving Italian-Americans will provide the style! If you've never attended the Gala after the Parade, make plans for experience this epic party for yourself! Advance Tickets are only $75 per person or $750 for a 10-top table of your own or $85 per person at the door. Semi-formal dress required (Men - Dark Suit, Ladies - Dress/Gown). Its BYOB and food. Set-ups and ice are provided along with muffulettas and Italian cookies. Dance tickets can be purchased at either of the two Pre-Parade Membership meetings, March 6th and 13th, at the KC Hall on 6254 Vicksburg St off of Harrison Ave from 7-9pm. If you are staying overnight at the Hilton (highly recommended), mention the Club and receive the St Joseph Club rate of $279 + taxes per night for stay. You don't have to be Italian to attend but you do have to keep up with us! For more information on this fun event message us.
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Please note that there is a Zero Tolerance Policy regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors at our St Joseph's Gala and Maid Presentation. Any minors who consume alcohol at the Gala will be escorted from the premises by Security.
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