Oct 052018
 

Join Us for The Party of the Season!

5th Annual Greenway Soirée benefitting Friends of Lafitte Greenway

Demetric Mercadel & Parkway Bakery’s Justin Kennedy at 5th Greenway Soirée (Photo Credit: InstaPix Photography)

Thoughtfully located trailside, the 6th Annual Greenway Soirée will return to the Cellar on St. Louis—an adaptively repurposed warehouse venue overlooking the Lafitte Greenway. The Soirée for Friends of Lafitte Greenway is tonight, October 5, from 6 to 11 p.m. and is expected to bring together some of the best in food, drink, and entertainment for an evening of celebration.

via Friends of Lafitte Greenway

The Soirée will feature musical entertainment by Mario Abney and the Abney Effect and DJ Slick Leo. Proceeds from the event will support Friends of Lafitte Greenway’s work to build, program and promote the Lafitte Greenway as a great public space.

The evening will begin with a Patron Party at 6 p.m. ($120 Non-Members, $100 Members), followed by the Soirée from 7 to 9 p.m. ($65 Non-Members, $55 Members), and a Late Night celebration from 9 to 11 p.m. ($25 All Guests). The Cellar on St. Louis is located on the Greenway at 2500 St. Louis Street. Tickets are available at lafittegreenway.org.

5th Annual Greenway Soirée benefitting Friends of Lafitte Greenway

Heather Milton, Melanie Reupke, Regina LaMacchia, & John Hendrix at 5th Annual Greenway Soirée (Photo Credit: InstaPix Photography)

Shrimp Remoulade from Galatoire's Restaurant

Shrimp Remoulade from Galatoire’s Restaurant at Greenway Soirée (photo by InstaPix Photography, courtesy of Friends of Lafitte Greenway)

Attendees will enjoy cuisine from premier New Orleans restaurants including Clesi’s Restaurant & Catering, Dooky Chase’s Restaurant, Gabrielle Restaurant, Galatoire’s Restaurant, La Vie En Rose Mobile Bike Cafe, MOPHO, Napoleon House, Norma’s Sweets Bakery, Parkway Bakery & Tavern, Piece of Meat, Quintin’s Natural Ice Cream, St. James Cheese Company, The Station and The Velvet Cactus. Beer, wine and specialty cocktails will be provided by Bizou Wines, Mystic Vine, Second Line Brewing, Seven Three Distilling and The Velvet Cactus.

“The 6th Annual Greenway Soirée features our greatest asset—the Greenway itself. We are thrilled to host the celebration trailside again this year,” said Kevin Centanni, board chair of Friends of Lafitte Greenway. “Join us in celebrating the Greenway’s third birthday with some of the finest music and food that New Orleans has to offer, and help raise the funds to make the Greenway thrive.”

Major sponsorship is provided by Ochsner Health Center, Stirling Properties, Blue Bikes, and The Cellar on St. Louis.

Hiking the Greenway 2017

Hike the Greenway 2017 (photo by Hunter King, courtesy of Friends of Lafitte Greenway)

About Friends of Lafitte Greenway

The non-profit steward of the Lafitte Greenway, Friends of Lafitte Greenway is the City’s and community’s partner, working to ensure that the Greenway is a safe, vibrant, and active community asset. Since 2006, Friends of Lafitte Greenway is proud to be a leader in efforts to transform one of New Orleans’ most historic transportation corridors into a vibrant public space for recreation, transportation, and sustainability. Our mission is to build, program, and promote the Lafitte Greenway as a great public space. For more information, visit lafittegreenway.org.