The 31st Southern Decadence Celebration
Wednesday-Monday, August 28-September 2, 2002


Irish Mike Sheehan
"Irish" Mike Sheehan
Fairy Tails
Any & All
Remix of "Over the Rainbow" into "Never Ending Story"

Southern Decadence Grand Marshals [SDGMs] XXIX, Bianca Del Rio, Pat "Estelle" Ritter & "Big" Rick Thomas chose "Irish" Mike Sheehan at Coronation 2002 on July 20, hosted at Oz, as their successor.

Labor Day Weekend saluted SDGM XXX "Irish Mike" Sheehan, the Year 2002 Southern Decadence Grand Marshal with some 110,000 revelers in New Orleans!

2002 Highlights

Parade 2002

  • Decadence Breaks Records: 110,000 Revelers, $88 Million Economic Impact
  • Celebrazzi
    "Irish" Mike Receives Mayoral Proclamation
    "Irish" Mike Ends SD Parade at Official Southern Decadence Bead Toss
  • Ambush Paparazzi
    Womens Decadence
    Leo's-Charlene's B-Day Bash
    Phyllis Does Decadence:
    Official Southern Decadence Opening
    Masquerade Ball
    TGID Block Party
    SD Highlights
  • The Big Diva
  • Big Easy Paparazzi
    Southern Decadence Parade 2003
    Men of Southern Decadence
    Leather Block Party
  • In The Winners Circle: Mark Colley, Mr. Louisiana Leather 2003
  • Snap Paparazzi
    Official Southern Decadence Drag Show
    Rainbow Travel Club Bash
    SD Highlights
    Official Southern Decadence Closing: Survivors Bar Run
    Bears Decadence Run
    Amon Ra's Mr. & Ms. America Pageant

  • 100,000 Revelers Expected for Southern Decadence;
    Harrah's New Orleans Casino Promotes Official SD XXXI;
    No Public Sex or Urination in the Streets Allowed;
    SD Parade Sept. 1, 2pm, Golden Lantern;
    Drink, Dine, Shop; Get a Hair Cut or Tattoo; Tour or Workout in New Orleans;
  • New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin Welcomes SD Visitors
  • Annual SDGMs Luncheon & Bar Crawl
  • OMG, It's Finally Decadence
  • Paparazzi/SDGMs Luncheon & Bar Crawl
  • Dining for Decadence
  • Harrah's Returns as Official Casino of SouthernDecadence.COM
  • Celebrazzi Salutes SDGM XXX
  • Irish Mike Drags for SDGM XXX Press Party
  • SDGM XXX Press Party Paparazzi
  • Ninth Circle Bar Baron "Irish" Mike will lead 31st Southern Decadence Celebration as SDGM XXX
  • The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Set Coronation 2002 at Oz

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