January 6th

King’s Day Parade. 1PM. Mandeville Lakefront. Event features the Mandeville Milkshakers, and participants from the Krewe of Eve and the original Krewe of Orpheus. 

January 8th

St. John’s Fools of Misrule. 6PM. A Twelfth Night Marching Club they march in the streets of downtown Covington beginning at the Columbia Street Tap Room. For a full map of the parade route please visit the event page. 

February 16th

Krewe of Bilge. Noon. Slidell. Parade of boats on the water in Eden Isles Subdivision. For full map and instructions on where to stand visit Krewe of Bilge on the web. This year’s theme is “What’s on TV?”

Krewe of Poseidon. 6PM. The parade is scheduled to have over 30 floats, 600+ riders, and 12 marching bands. This year’s theme is “We Will Rock You.” Traditional Slidell route. To see a map, please see the event page.

February 17th

Krewe of Slidellians. 1PM. Traditional Slidell route. To see the route or get more information on Slidellians, please see the event page.

Krewe of Perseus. Following Slidellians. Traditional Slidell route. For more information on the organization or to see the route, click the event page.

Krewe of Pearl River. 1PM. Begins at the high school.  To view a picture of the route click here

February 22nd

Krewe of Omega. 6:30PM. Hammond. Parade begins and ends at SLU East lot.  Signature throw: stuffed alligator.

Krewe of Eve. 7PM. Mandeville. Parade begins in the Kmart parking lot. Signature Throw: Apple medallion bead. For full route and more information please visit the Krewe of Eve online or jump straight to the route map here.

February 23rd

Krewe de Paws. 10AM. Olde Towne Slidell. Marching parade for dogs.

Krewe of Push Mow. 11AM. Town of Abita Springs. Parade leaves from Town Hall on Level St., parades down Level and then back down Main St. Roads into Abita close at 10AM. This year’s theme is “Terrible Theme Park Ideas.”

Krewe of Tchefuncte. 1PM. All boat parade. Madisonville Riverfront. This year’s theme is “Greek Mythology.”

Krewe of Olympia. 6PM. Covington. Full route pictured here.

Mystic Krewe of Titans. 6:30PM. Slidell’s only co-ed night parade. Traditional Slidell route. This year’s theme is “Titans go on Vacation.” For more information you can visit the event page.

February 24th

Krewe of Dionysus. 1PM. Slidell. Traditional Slidell route. This year’s theme is “Dionysus and the Wise Guys.” To see a map of the route, please visit the event page.

March 1st

Krewe of Selene. 6:30. Slidell. Traditional Slidell route. Signature Throw: lighted wands.

Original Krewe of Orpheus. 7:00PM. Mandeville. See the parade route here. Signature throw: pineloon.

March 2nd

Krewe of Bush. 9AM. Check out their website to see the parade route.

Krewe of MCCA. 1PM. Bogalusa.

March 5th (Mardi Gras Day 2019)

Krewe of Lions. 10AM Covington. Traditional Covington route (same as Olympia).

Krewe of Covington. Follows Lions. Covington.

Krewe of Chahta-Ima. 1PM. Lacombe. Begins at the Morocco Room and finishes at the Lacombe Nursing Home.

Village of Folsom Parade. 1:30PM. Begins and ends at Magnolia Park.


Looking for more great Northshore Mardi Gras content? See our full guide here.

Need activities to do while you wait for the parades to start? Check out our activity guide and list of ideas to keep the kids entertained while waiting.

Never taken a kid to Mardi Gras before? Read our post on how to do it right.

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