San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2019- The Running of the Bulls

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2019- The Running of the BullsThe 13th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans(SFNO) is the city’s most incredible Summer Spectacle! Join thousands of runners as they roam the streets of New Orleans and party with hundreds of RollerBulls (roller derby skaters with horns on their helmets and plastic bats in their hands) from around the globe during the Encierro. The actual running of the Bulls will take place Saturday August 24.

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What You Need To Know

Saturday morning, August 24th – Encierro and Post Encierro Fiesta presented by Port Orleans Brewing Company: SFNO revelers begin gathering near the starting line during the wee hours of Friday night. But the crowd builds in earnest at 6:30 AM when the festival bars open. The Procession of San Fermin kicks off the morning and an invocation preceeds the Running of the Bulls at 8 AM SHARP! This is a ticketed only event. There will be live music, beer, sangria and food trucks on site! Please know that supporting the event is only possible by registering and joining the official party. Special Music Guest MORNING 40 FEDERATION.


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About San Fermin In Nueva Nieva Orleans

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans the annual Encierro (bull run) festival in New Orleans, which pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, or “The Running of the Bulls.” One small difference – our bulls are none other than the Big Easy Rollergirls and participants from other roller derby leagues across the country!

To enjoy Cajun food, join us at Mulate’s for authentic Cajun cuisine, music, and dancing.

We’re located at 201 Julia Street in the Warehouse District, and laissez les bon temps rouler. For more information, call (504) 522-1492 or contact us by email at to inquire about accommodating large groups.