On Saturday October 19 come join the 2013 parade for the Anba Dlo Festival. This massive parade will roll through the Marigny in celebration of the departed. It's a time to call these souls forth.
It will be led by the Radical Faeries and include members of Skinz n' Bonez, the 9th Ward Seminole Hunters, the Cosmonaughties, the Pussyfooters, the Cherry Bombs, BateBunda, Roux La-la, the Muff-a-lottas and more.
The parade will form at 5:30pm at Royal St. and Franklin Ave. It will end at the Healing Center where the party will continue with the Anba Dlo Festival.
The Anba Dlo Festival is in its sixth year and is a daylong celebration of the culture and creative traditions of New Orleans. There will be music by Henry Butler, the New Orleans Suspects, John Mooney and more. There will also be food, dance, acrobats, art exhibits and a midnight Vodou ceremony. From noon to 4pm there will be free panel discussions about wetland and water management.