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New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

A guide to every single parade, krewe by krewe, day by day.

Revelers take to the streets to enjoy the Krewe of Rex parade on Mardi Gras Day (Photo: Cheryl Gerber)

Mardi Gras may be a ways off, but that just means it’s time to start planning. From the quirkiest of micro-krewes, to the Superkrewes that include thousands of riders, here’s our guide to every parade in Orleans Parish. Grab your bead bag and to-go cups and head on out.

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Big Freedia at the 2016 Krewe du Vieux parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Mardi Gras Parade Schedule 2020

Monday, Jan. 6

Krewe of Joan of Arc, 7 p.m. — Forms at Bienville and N. Front streets; disbands at Washington Artillery Park.

Société Des Champs Elysée, 7:30 p.m. — Forms at North Rampart Street and Esplanade Avenue; disbands at St. Claude and Elysian Fields avenues

Phunny Phorty Phellows, 7 p.m. — Forms and ends at Willow Streetcar Barn.

Funky Uptown Krewe, follows — Forms and ends at Willow Streetcar Barn.

Saturday, Feb. 1

Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus, 7 p.m. — Forms at at Press and Chartres streets; disbands at Press and Royal streets.

Friday, Feb. 7

Krewe Bohème, 7 p.m. — Forms at Lost Love Lounge (2529 Dauphine St.); disbands at Conti and N Rampart streets.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Krewe du Vieux, 6:30 p.m. — Forms at Franklin and Decatur streets; disbands at Lafayette and O’Keefe streets.

krewedelusion, follows — Forms at Franklin Avenue and Royal Street; disbands at Candlelight Lounge

Sunday, Feb. 9

‘tit Rex, 4:30 p.m. — Forms at St. Roch Tavern (1200 St. Roch) and Marais Street; disbands St. Claude Avenue and Marigny Street.

Friday, Feb. 14

Krewe of Cork, 3:00 p.m. — Forms at 613 Royal Street; disbands at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Conti Street entrance.

Krewe of Oshun, 6:00 p.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and N Peters streets.

Krewe of Cleopatra, 6:30 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Alla, follows Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street; disbands at Tchoupitoulas Street and Poydras Street.

Photo: Rebecca Ratliff
Krewe of Chewbacchus. (Photo: Rebecca Ratliff)

Saturday, Feb. 15

Krewe of Pontchartrain, 1:00 p.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Choctaw, follows — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Freret, follows — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; ends at Mardi Gras World.

Krewe of Sparta, 6:00 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Pygmalion, follows — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

A dog dressed as beloved local character Mr. Okra at a recent Barkus parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)
A dog dressed as beloved local character Mr. Okra at a recent Barkus parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Sunday, Feb. 16

Krewe of Femme Fatale, 11:00 a.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Carrollton, follows — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of King Arthur, follows — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Barkus, 2 p.m. — Forms and disbands at Armstrong Park.

Photo: Paul Broussard
The Nyx parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Krewe of Druids, 6:15 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Nyx, 7 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Knights of Babylon, 5 p.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Magazine and Common streets.

Knights of Chaos, 5:45 p.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Roosevelt Way and Canal Street.

Krewe of Muses, 6 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

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A float during the Hermes parade. (Photo: Cheryl Gerber)

Friday, Feb. 21

Kreweof Bosom Buddies, 11:30 a.m. — Forms at St Louis and Bourbon streets; disbands at Bourbon and Conti streets.

Krewe of Hermes, 5:30 p.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe d’Etat, 6:30 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at the Marriott Hotel on Canal Street.

Krewe of Morpheus, 7 p.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Tchoupitoulas and Poeyfarre streets.

A float from the Endymion parade. (Photo via Flickr user Philippe Leroyer)
A float from the Endymion parade. (Photo via Flickr user Philippe Leroyer)

Saturday, Feb. 22

Krewe of Iris, 11:00 a.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and S Saratoga Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Tucks, noon — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Endymion, 4:15 p.m. — Forms at City Park and Orleans avenues; disbands at the Convention Center.

A float in the Bacchus parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)
A float in the Bacchus parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Sunday, Feb. 23

Krewe of Okeanos, 10 a.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Mid-City, 11 a.m. — Forms at Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at Canal and Magazine streets.

Krewe of Thoth, 11:15 a.m. — Forms at Tchoupitoulas and State streets; disbands at Poydras and Tchoupitoulas streets.

Krewe of Bacchus, 5:15 p.m. — Forms at Tchoupitoulas Street and Napoleon Avenue; ends at Convention Center Boulevard and Calliope Street.

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A float in the Orpheus parade. (Photo: Paul Broussard)

Monday, Feb. 24

Krewe of Proteus, 5:15 p.m. — Forms at Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street; disbands at the Marriott Hotel on Canal Street.

Krewe of Orpheus, follows — Forms at Tchoupitoulas Street and Napoleon Avenue; ends at Convention Center Boulevard and Calliope Street.

Revelers take to the streets to enjoy the Rex parade on Mardi Gras day. (Photo: Cheryl Gerber)
Revelers take to the streets to enjoy the Rex parade on Mardi Gras day. (Photo: Cheryl Gerber)

Tuesday, Feb. 25 – MARDI GRAS DAY!

Krewe of Zulu, 8:00 a.m. — Forms at S Claiborne and Jackson avenues; disbands at N Broad Street and Orleans Avenue.

Krewe of Rex, 10:00 a.m. — Forms at S Claiborne and Napoleon avenues; disbands at Canal and S Peters streets.

Krewe of Elks Orleans, follows — Forms at S Claiborne and Napoleon avenues; disbands at Tulane Avenue and S Robertson Street.

Krewe of Crescent City, follows — Forms at S Claiborne and Napoleon avenues; disbands at Tulane Avenue and S Robertson Street.

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