Note: this post as been updated for 2017
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 Fools of Misrule on the web.
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 “Festivals and Holidays.”
Krewe of Poseidon. 1PM. This year’s theme is “Myths and Legends.” The parade is scheduled to have over 30 floats, 500+ riders, and 12 marching bands. Traditional Slidell route. To see a map, see their facebook page.
Krewe of Mona Lisa and Moon Pie. 7PM. Slidell. Walking parade, This year’s theme is “Mona Plays Games” Route begins at 2nd and Erlanger streets. For full route please visit Mona Lisa and Moon Pie online.
Krewe of Slidellians. 1PM. Hosted by the Slidell Women’s Civic Club. Traditional Slidell Route. For more information visit slidellwomenscivicclub.org.
Mystic Krewe of Perseus. Following Slidellians. Tradional route. This year’s theme is “They All “Aks’d” For You.”
Krewe of Pearl River. 1PM. Begins at the high school. This year’s theme is Geaux Louisiana. To view a picture of the route click here
Krewe of Omega. 6:30PM. Hammond. Parade begins and ends at SLU East lot. To see a full map of the route and for more information, please visit Krewe of Omega on the web or jump straight the route map here. Signature throw: stuffed alligator.
Krewe of Eve. 7PM. Mandeville. Parade begins in the Kmart parking lot. This year’s theme is “Eve on Broadway.” 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.
Krewe de Paws. 10AM. Olde Towne Slidell. Marching parade with dogs. This year’s theme has not yet been released–we will update when it is.
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. This year’s theme is “Dollar Store Dumpster Discoveries.” Roads into Abita close at 10AM.
Krewe of Tchefuncte. 1PM. All boat parade. Madisonville Riverfront. This year’s theme is “Broadway Comes to Madisonville.”
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 “Rolling Through the 70s.” For more information you can visit their website www.kreweoftitans.com.
Krewe of Dionysus. 1PM. Slidell. Traditional Slidell route. This year’s theme is “Fraternity Days.”
Krewe of Selene. 6:30. Slidell. Traditional Slidell route. This year’s theme is “Do You Believe in Magic?” Signature Throw: lighted wands.
Original Krewe of Orpheus. 7:00PM. Mandeville. See the parade route here. Signature throw: pineloon.
Krewe of Bush. 9AM.
Krewe of MCCA. 1PM. Bogalusa.
February 28th (Mardi Gras Day 2017)
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. TBA.
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.