2019 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
- 2/17/2019 (Sunday) @ 12pm Krewe of Little Rascals - Metairie
- 2/22/2019 (Friday) @ 7pm Krewe of Excalibur - Metairie
- 2/23/2019 (Saturday) @ 11:45am Krewe of Adonis - Westbank
- 2/23/2019 (Saturday) @ 6:30pm Krewe of Caesar - Metairie
- 2/24/2019 (Sunday) @ 5:30pm Krewe of Kings - Metairie
- 3/1/2019 (Friday) @ 7pm Krewe of Centurions - Metairie
- 3/2/2019 (Saturday) @ 12pm Krewe of Rosethorne - Jean Lafitte
- 3/2/2019 (Saturday) @ 6pm Krewe of Isis - Metairie
- 3/2/2019 (Sunday) @ 1pm Grand Isle Parade - Grand Isle
- 3/3/2019 (Sunday) @ 5:30pm Krewe of Athena - Metairie
- 3/3/2019 (Sunday) @ 6:30pm Krewe of Pandora - Metairie
- 3/5/2019 @ 10am Krewe of Argus - Metairie
- 3/5/2019 - Krewe of Elks Truck - Metairie (Follows Argus)
- 3/5/2019 - Krewe of Jefferson Trucks - Metairie (Follows Elks)
View our complete list of Jefferson Parish parade routes. Watch the pageantry of Mardi Gras along one of Jefferson's routes. Whether you are heading out to catch a parade on the East Bank or West Bank of Jefferson Parish, we have you covered with accurate full color routes.
YOU can ride in a parade!
There is room for you and your group in Jefferson Parish carnival! Many of Jefferson's 'krewes' invite you to join them as they parade. Basic membership information can be found by clicking the links where applicable below. Some 'krewes' have special guest packages/rates where an individual or group's costume and throws are included along with load-in of all throws to your assigned float! Check listing below for participating carnival 'krewes'.
Rolling down the streets as Metairie’s largest male and female parade, the Krewe of Centurions offers a unique Mardi Gras experience. The krewe is a family-friendly organization, offering fun and exciting events. Our formal celebration ball, the casual nights out and every event in between bring the enthusiasm of Mardi Gras all year long, and it doesn’t stop there! From our signature throws to our masked men and women in wigs, our members experience the thrill of riding in an exceptional parade. Bystanders alike get to have a touch of the fun, as they are entertained by a parade with an “in-town” feel with our old line themed floats and catch an array of throws coming their way. They are always looking for men and women who are interested in joining their krewe, and want you to be a part of the fun and experience the excitement that only the Krewe of Centurions has to offer! See their membership application below.
The Krewe of Excalibur parades along Veterans Memorial Boulevard in a family-friendly atmosphere that millions of people have enjoyed over the years. Over the years they have catered to this atmosphere by creating a fun time with bands or dance groups between every float, throwing items specially designed for children, like youth t-shirts, stuffed castles and hand decorated shields, and by having family related socials throughout the year. They are also the first parade of the season, so it’s very well attended by the public.
The Krewe of Excalibur’s unique theme takes Mardi Gras to the medieval. Their krewe celebrates the best traditions of New Orleans, King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and the Knights of the Round Table. If you know the difference between a knight and a lord, a squire and a steward, and a lady and a maiden, you’re already a member. Their club is known for lavish, over-the-top court costumes.
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