Mardi Gras

Weekend Picks: Parades, parades and more parades

I mean, what else were you going to do this weekend?!

We’re in the home stretch! All of the must-see parades are this weekend! Nyx, Muses, Endymion, Tucks, Bacchus, take your pick! Our favorites are in bold.

Friday, March 1

French Quarter
Krewe of Bosom Buddies – 11:30 a.m.

Krewe of Hermes – 5:30 p.m.
Krewe d’Etat – 6:30 p.m. – Signature throw: blinking skull bead. This krewe was the first to throw blinking beads.
Krewe of Morpheus – 7 p.m.


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Thanks New Orleans! Happy Mardi Gras

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Krewe of Centurions – 6:30 p.m.

Sat., March 2

Krewe of Nomtoc – 10:45 a.m. – Signature Throw: ceramic medallion beads. This krewe has more than 400 riders and 26 floats.

Krewe of Endymion – 4:15 p.m. – Carnival’s largest parade with 3,100 riders and 37 floats.


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Another shot of my favorite float. I’ll get to see it in just five days!

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Krewe of Iris – 11 a.m.
Krewe of Tucks – Noon – Signature Throw: hand-decorated plumbers and toilet brushes.


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Loving my #FutureKing @KreweofTucks plunger, @Bordnick. Thank you so much! 💜🚽💛👑💚

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Krewe of Isis – 6:30 p.m.

Sun., March 3

Krewe of Okeanos – 11 a.m.
Krewe of Mid-City – 11:45 a.m.
Krewe of Thoth – Noon
Krewe of Bacchus – 5:15 p.m. – This krewe has beautiful animated floats including the Baccchawhoppa whale and the Kong family.

Krewe of Athena – 5:30 p.m.
Krewe of Pandora – 6:30 p.m.


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Krewe of Athena #beeonthegeaux #nola #mardigras2018 #metarieparade #kreweofathena

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