Come celebrate like it’s New Orleans, with a parade kicking off at 15th and Bainbridge streets at 3 p.m. Sing, dance and invigorate Manchester for 10 blocks, then the main event starts in Dogtown Theatre from 4 to 8:30 p.m. where you can see dance groups such as RVA Dance Collective, Claves Unidos, Krash Dance, Boom Boom Basics, Ajna Tribal Bellydace Troupe, Dogwood Dance Project, Studio 4 Dance Company, Pole Pressure, Richmond Urban Dance, Circular Expressions, Team Fierce, and Salsa Connections Dance Company. In between performances, there will be music by Elana Lisa and the Hot Mess, and food will be provided by Sophia’s International cuisine. It’s a family friendly event, too: There will be balloon animals, face painting and other activities. 3 to 8:30 p.m. dogtowndancetheatre.com.