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Running of the Bulls

July 12, 2024 - July 14, 2024

Recurring daily 6:30 AM

  • Location: The Howlin' Wolf
    907 S. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map/Directions]
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown, French Quarter, Arts/Warehouse/Convention District
  • Admission Price: Free to watch, event participation price varies
  • More Info: Visit Event Website
ABOUT:

Each July in New Orleans, the Crescent City hosts its own version of Spain’s Encierro de Pamplona. But instead of running from real bulls, runners from near and far gather in the traditional colors of Spain’s bull run and run from Big Easy Roller Derby, who chase runners with plastic bats on their roller skates.

Thousands of runners gather early in the morning in Downtown New Orleans to participate in the run, wearing all white with a dash of red. After the race, plenty of bars in the Warehouse District remain open all day to keep the festivities going.

Location
Howlin' Wolf

Despite the name (conjuring images of Chicago blues), this club is the high velocity outlet for rock bands with occasional blues and jazz. Comfortable, cold A/C and owner Howie Kaplan is determined to make you love...