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San Fermin en Nueva Orleans:
The 2014 New Orleans Running of the Bulls!

June 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

San Fermin en Nueva Orleans - The New Orleans Running of the Bulls!You’ve heard of the bull run in Pamplona, Spain but did you know New Orleans has its own Running of the Bulls? It does: San Fermin en Nueva Orleans coincides every year with Pamplona’s event, and this year that’s July 10th through the 13th, 2014.

Okay, okay. So maybe New Orleans Running of the Bulls is not quite the same as the crazy, dangerous event in Spain where people actually run down an enclosed street ahead of a herd of stampeding bulls – yikes!

New Orleans’ more sensible (we think) annual reenactment of the Encierro replaces the bulls with members of the New Orleans-based, all-female, flat-track derby team, the Big Easy Rollergirls, and the “danger” involved isn’t trampling or being gored by horns but rather, a whack on the fanny with a foam-core whiffle bat.

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New Orleans Summer: Essence, Bastille Days & the Running of the Bulls

July 1st, 2012 by bbnola

In July, the summer events hit all time highs with Essence Music Festival, Bastille Days and the Running of the Bulls.

From July 5-8, 2012, experience world class African American music and talent at the Essence Music Festival. The Main Stage and Superlounge will be at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, with a free block party at Champions Square. The Essence Marketplace & Art Expo at the Convention Center will feature vendors with wares and cuisine from around the world.

SUMMER 2012 FUN IN THE FRENCH QUARTER
Commemorating the start of the French Revolution, we celebrate Bastille Days in New Orleans July 8-15. A week of events will culminate in an evening fireworks display on Friday, July 13 and an eventful Saturday on July 14 with food, music, contests and more.

Running of the Bulls in New Orleans

The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans

The fun in the French Quarter continues with the Running of the Bulls (San Fermin en Nueva Orleans), July 12-15. While not quite as death defying as the Pamplona, Spain tradition, it’s still a great excuse to run screaming through the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans.

After days and nights of music and culture, come home to your New Orleans Bed & Breakfast Inn. There’s no better way to stay when you’re in New Orleans. Click here to find your New Orleans B&B.