Mardi Gras Day is February 13 th this year. But we all know the fun starts weeks before the big day. Here is the 2018 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule so you know when and where the parades will roll. We also have the Jefferson Parish Parade Schedule for those that may want to catch some parades there.

New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Friday, February 2, 2018

Krewe of Oshun at 6pm:  Uptown

Krewe of Cleopatra at 6pm: Celebrating 45 years of parading with the theme “Cleopatra’s Animal Kingdom” this all female crew will be parading on the traditional uptown route.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Krewe of Pontchartrain at 1pm: Uptown

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

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

‘tit Rəx at 5 pm: New Orleans only micro-krewe celebrates its 10th year parading through the St. Roch, Marigny & Bywater Neighborhoods.

Knights of Sparta at 6pm: On the traditional St. Charles Route.

Krewe of Pygmalion: Rolls after the Knights of Sparta, Uptown

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

Sunday, February 4, 2017

Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale at 11 am: With the them “MKFF Takes Broadway”, this all female krewe will kick off Sunday’s parades Uptown along the traditional St. Charles Route.

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

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

Krewe of Alla: With the them “Alla Ask’d For You”, Alla will roll after King Arthur Uptown.

Krewe of Barkus at 2pm: New Orleans only dog parade will make its way through the streets of the French Quarter starting at Armstrong Park. This year’s theme is “Game of Bones: Barkus Marks Its Territory”.

Wednesday, February 7, 2017

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

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

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Knights of Babylon at 5:30 pm: One of the oldest Mardi Gras Krewes, celebrating it’s 79th year, Babylon rolls on the traditional Uptown route starting on Napoleon.

Krewe of Chaos at 6:15 pm: Uptown following Babylon, also starting on Napoleon.

Krewe of Muses at 6:30 pm: Catch one of their signature hand-decorated glittery shoes as they roll along the Uptown route starting at Magazine and Jefferson.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Krewe of Hermes at 6pm: 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: This year’s theme is “Morpheus Goes Wild”. The parade rolls down the traditional Uptown route starting at Jefferson and Magazine.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Krewe of NOMTOC at 10:45 am: Westbank

 

Krewe of Iris at 11 am: The oldest female krewe in the city, celebrating 100 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: This year’s theme is “50 Shades of Gold”. Rolls down the traditional St. Charles Route starting on Napoleon.

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

 

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Krewe of Okeanos at 11 am: Traditional Uptown route starting at Jefferson and Magazine.

Krewe of Mid City  at 11:45 am: Following Okeanos on the traditional uptown route.

Krewe of Toth at NOON: 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 J.K. Simmons.

Monday, February 12, 2018

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 6pm: 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.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 {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 so it’s only fitting that this year’s theme honors the New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration with the them L’Ancienne Nouvelle-Orléans. 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.

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

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2018 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule