2021 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

New Orleans Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras Day is February 16, 2021, this year. While the fun normally starts long before the big day, this year, due to Covid-19, there will be no parades in New Orleans this Carnival Season.

To get us through the season with no parades, there is always the Krewe of House Floats, so go check them out!

New Orleans Parade Schedule

New Orleans Parades Uptown

January 6, 2020

Phunny Phorty Phellos at 7 pm: Kick off the Carnival Season with the Phunny Phorty Phellos! This unique krewe parades in a street car on the St. Charles St. Car Line. They start at the Willow Street Car Barn and go down S. Carrollton to St. Charles and then to Lee Circle and then back to the barn.

Funky Uptown Krewe: follows a few blocks behind Phunny Phorty Phellos on their own St. Charles Street Car.

February 14, 2020

Krewe of Oshun at 6 pm 

Krewe of Cleopatra at 6:30 pm: Celebrating over 46 years of parading, this all-female crew will be parading behind Oshun.

Krewe of Alla at 7:00 pm

February 15, 2020

Krewe of Pontchartrain at 12 pm

Krewe of Choctaw: This family-friendly krewe will be rolling after Pontchartrain.

Krewe of Freret: Catch one of their signature hand-decorated masks when they roll after Choctaw

Knights of Sparta at 5:30 pm: On the traditional St. Charles Route.

Krewe of Pygmalion: Rolls after the Knights of Sparta.

February 16, 2020

Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale at 11 am: This all-female krewe will kick off Sunday's parades along the traditional St. Charles Route.

Krewe of Carrollton: Follows the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale.

Krewe of King Arthur and Merlin: Following Carrollton, look out for their hand-decorated signature throw King Arthur's Grail.

February 19, 2020

Mystic Krewe of Druids at 6:30 pm: This 200 member krewe rolls before Nyx, Uptown.

Mystic Krewe of Nyx at 7 pm: This all-female krewe, whose signature throw is hand-decorated purses, rolls on the traditional Uptown route after Druids.

February 20, 2020

Knights of Babylon at 5 pm: One of the oldest Mardi Gras Krewes, celebrating its 81st year, Babylon rolls on the traditional Uptown route starting on Napoleon.

Krewe of Chaos at 5:45 pm: Uptown following Babylon, also starting on Napoleon.

Krewe of Muses at 6 pm: Catch one of their signature hand-decorated glittery shoes as they roll along the Uptown route starting at Magazine and Jefferson.

February 21, 2020

Krewe of Hermes at 5:30 pm: Another one of the oldest krewes, Hermes, starts on Napoleon and rolls on the traditional St. Charles route. Don't miss their Friday walking parade through the French Quarter in the early afternoon (after lunch).

Le Krewe d'Etat at 6:30: Follows Hermes

Krewe of Morpheus at 7:00: The parade rolls down the traditional Uptown route starting at Jefferson and Magazine

February 22, 2020

Krewe of Iris at 11 am: The oldest female krewe in the city, celebrating 101 years with a ride down the St. Charles Route starting on Napoleon. Don't miss their signature throw, hand-decorated sunglasses.

Krewe of Tucks at NOON: Rolls down the traditional St. Charles Route starting on Napoleon.

February 23, 2020

Krewe of Okeanos at 10 am: Traditional Uptown route starting at Jefferson and Magazine.

Krewe of Mid City at 11 am: Following Okeanos on the traditional uptown route.

Krewe of Toth at 11:15 am: This Sunday is nicknamed Toth Sunday for a reason. Toth rolls Uptown and starts on Henry Clay and Tchoupitoulas, then turning down Magazine and continuing on the traditional Uptown route.

Krewe of Bacchus at 5:15 pm: Known for their celebrity king, this Super Krewe starts on Napoleon and Tchoupitoulas, the parade continues on the uptown route ending at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. This year's king is Robin Thicke.

February 24, 2020 – Lundi Gras

Krewe of Proteus at 5:15 pm: The second oldest Carnival krewe rolls down the traditional St. Charles route starting on Napoleon.

Krewe of Orpheus at 6 pm: Another one of the Super Krewes, Orpheus, is known for its Smokey Mary float (an eight-unit steam locomotive float) and on Napoleon and Tchoupitoulas, the parade continues on the uptown route ending at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

February 25, 2020 – Mardi Gras Day

Krewe of Zulu at 8 am: Zulu kicks off Mardi Gras Day starting at S. Claiborne and Jackson Ave, parade down Jackson to St. Charles, then  St. Charles to Canal, Canal to Basin and continues on as Basin becomes Orleans Ave and ends at Orleans Ave and Broad St. If you're lucky, you may catch one of the coveted Zulu Coconuts.

Krewe of Rex at 10 am: Rex is the King of Carnival. The parade starts on Napoleon and Claiborne, then turns on St. Charles and follows the traditional St. Charles route ending at Canal and Tchoupitoulas.

Krewe of Elks Orleanians: Truck parade, follows Rex

Krewe of Crescent City: Truck parade, follows Elks Orleanians.

New Orleans Parades in the French Quarter

January 6, 2020

Joan of Arc at 7 pm: Annual walking parade through the French Quarter to celebrate Joan of Arc's birthday. The parade starts at  Bienville and N. Front Street. It winds it's way through the Quarter stopping at the St. Louis Cathedral for the sword blessing and then again at the Joan of Arc Statue to sing happy birthday ending at Washington Artillery Park with a king cake ceremony.

Société Des Champs Elysée at 7:30 pm: This group of 40 revelers parades through the city on the Rampart / St. Claude Street Car. Starting on N. Rampart and Esplanade, they go to Canal, then down to Union Square, where they turn around and take the reverse route back to the end of the line on Elysian Fields Ave.

February 16, 2020

Krewe of Barkus at 2 pm: New Orleans only dog parade will make its way through the streets of the French Quarter starting at Armstrong Park

Westbank New Orleans Parades

February 15, 2020

Mystic Krewe of Adonis at 11:45 am. 

Mystic Knights of Adonis Parade Route

February 22, 2020

Krewe of NOMTOC at 10:45 am

New Orleans East Parades

February 9, 2020

Krewe of Nefertiti at 11 am: New to parading this year. This all-female krewe brings Carnival Parades back to New Orleans East. The parade will start at Bullard Ave and Lake Forest Dr., will continue on Lake Forest to Read Blvd, will go down Read to Chef Menteaur Hwy where it will make a loop and then go back down Read, stopping just past Dwyer Rd.

Mid-City New Orleans Parades

February 22, 2020

Krewe of Endymion at 4:15 pm: One of New Orlean's largest parades, aka Super Krewe, Endymion takes its traditional ride starting in Mid-City near City Park, making its way through the city, and ending at the Superdome.

New Orleans Parades In the Bywater, St. Roch and Marigny Neighborhoods

February 1, 2020

Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus at 7 pm: Get on board the Mothership and catch amazing handmade throws when Chewbacchus parades through the streets of New Orleans.

February 9, 2020

‘tit Rex at 5 pm: New Orleans only micro-krewe celebrates its 11th year parading through the St. Roch, Marigny & Bywater Neighborhoods.

2019 tREX map

Happy parading, and be sure to check out these activities for kids to do while waiting for the parade! 

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