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Running of the Bulls

  • 1021 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • 1021 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • 1021 Convention Center Blvd.
    New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Presented By Nola Bulls, LLC
  • Dates 08/23/2019 - 08/25/2019
  • Recurrence Recurring daily
  • Location The Sugar Mill
  • Time Varies
  • Price free to watch, event participation price varies

Running of the Bulls 2019

Due to inclement weather, 2019 Running of the Bulls has been rescheduled for August 23-25.

Each year, the Crescent City hosts its own version of Spain’s Encierro de Pamploma with Running of the Bulls. Eager runners gather in Spain’s traditional colors making their way through New Orleans’ Warehouse District while dodging the Big Easy Rollergirls!

This year’s 13th annual Running of the Bulls takes place July 12-14, with a weekend filled with Spanish-inspired fun and action. 

Running of the Bulls Events

El Txupinazo

Friday, July 12

This is the official kickoff party for Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Revelers will gather at The Sugar Mill to celebrate and enjoy food, cocktails,  an auction, and more! Stay tuned here for more information on tickets and pricing.

El Encierro: the Running of the Bulls

Saturday, July 13

The signature events of the weekend is El Enceirro, where the Big Easy Rollergirls will chase runners through the streets of New Orleans’ Warehouse District.

Doors of the Sugar Mill open at 6:30 a.m. and the Running begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.

While the event is open to the public, El Encierro asks that participants register here. Ticketed guests can enjoy food trucks, beers, sangria and live music.

La Fiesta de Pantalones

Saturday, July 13

Hosted by the Rusty Nail, La Fiesta de Pantalones is a great way to unwind after the excitement of El Encierro. Enjoy drink specials with friends and fellow runners. Check back for updates on this year’s location.

El Pobré de Mi (Poor Me)

Sunday, July 14

The weekend officially ends with the singing of Pobré de Mi at Lula Distillery. Beginning at 10 a.m., the day will feature a recovery brunch, Ernest Hemingway-inspired burlesque performance, cocktails and more. Details on this year’s theme and more information will be finalized shortly.

For more information about New Orleans’ Running of the Bulls, head to the official website here.

The Sugar Mill

Across from the convention center, this special events venue holds 500 to 4,500 people. Large interior and beautiful courtyard. Host corporate events, trade shows, concerts, sporting events, dinners, product displays,...