French Quarter parades 2017

Krewe of Barkus Parade -- February 19

February 13, 2017

This parade has gone to the dogs! Barkus features the most adorable four legged friends in their carnival costumes strutting their stuff throughout the French Quarter. More info

Krewe of Bosom Buddies Parade - February 24

January 06, 2017

Dressed in colorful tu-tu’s and hats, this fun parade marches through the French Quarter the Friday before Mardi Gras. In addition to its theme-related medallions and other throws, this krewe’s prized throw is a hand-decorated bra! More info

Krewe of Cork Parade - February 17

January 06, 2017

Cheers! This walking krewe celebrates “everything wine.” About 200 members donned in wine and grape related costumes saunter through the French Quarter handing out wine centric throws to lucky recipients. More info

Krewe du Vieux Parade - February 11

January 06, 2017

Don’t miss this wild parade known for its wild satire, adult themes, and political comedy, as well as for showcasing some of the best brass and jazz bands in New Orleans! Bouncing into the role of Queen this year will be hip-hop artist, reality TV star and transgender rights advocate Big Freedia. More info

Joan of Arc Parade Postoned Due to Weather

January 02, 2017

PARADE UPDATE: The Krewe of Joan of Arc parade has been postponed due to weather. The parade will now roll on Saturday (Jan. 7) at 7pm.