VIP Ladies & Kids 2018 [Photo by Jamell Tate]
START 2126 Magazine St. Continue out Magazine St. to Louisiana Ave. RIGHT turn onto Louisiana Ave. Continue out Louisiana Ave. to St. Charles Ave. Turn LEFT on St. Charles Ave. Proceed to GEn. Taylor. Take a RIGHT out Gen. Taylor to S. Saratoga St. Take a RIGHT continue down S. Saratoga.
STOP The Other Place Bar (3601 S. Saratoga). Proceed out S. Saratoga to back to Louisiana Ave. Turn LEFT onto Louisiana Ave. to Loyola. Turn RIGHT on Loyola.
STOP 3001 Loyola "Ventress House." Continue out Loyola to Washington Ave. Turn RIGHT on Washington Ave. Out Washington Ave. to Baronne St.
STOP Verret's Lounge (1738 Washington Ave; formerly Turning Point). Proceed out Washington Ave. to St. Charles Ave. Take a LEFT on St. Charles. Out St. Charles to Second St. Take a LEFT on Second St. Continue Second St.
STOP Sportsman Corner (2433 Dryades St; Sportsman Corner 2nd & D). Proceed out Second St. Take a LEFT on Simon Bolivar Ave. Continue down Simon Bolivar Ave to Third St, make a RIGHT. Out Third to S. Robertson St.
STOP Horace Bar (2600 Third St). Proceed out Third St to Magnolia St. Turn LEFT on Magnolia. Out Magnolia St. to Washington Ave. Turn RIGHT onto Washington Ave. Out Washington Ave. to S. Claiborne St. Take a LEFT on S. Claiborne Ave. to Toledano St. Take a RIGHT on Toledano St. Proceed out Toledano St.
DISBAND Tapp's II (2800 S. Rocheblave St)
Below, download the route sheet and hear our interview with VIP Ladies & Kids President, Executive Director of Silence is Violence, and New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Club Task Force President Tamara Jackson as she discusses getting back to the streets and why some clubs are not parading on their normal Sunday; this year’s theme, “Black: By Popular Demand;” what clubs are doing to prepare for the next covid variant; and some surprising recent policy changes from the City of New Orleans impacting social aid and pleasure clubs: