Metairie Mardi Gras Parades

Happy Mardi Gras! If you’re headed to the parades, take a peek below to see what’s rolling in Metairie, plus more information about each parade.

corps de napoleon

The Corps de Napoleon parade. (Photo via Corps de Napoleon)

Metairie Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Friday, Feb. 24

Krewe of Centurions, 7 p.m. — The Krewe of Centurions parade begins at Woodlawn Avenue and Eldorado Street and ends at Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue.

Krewe of Excalibur, follows — This parade was rescheduled due to rain. The krewe will roll immediately following Centurions, although more details are TBD. Check their Facebook page for updates!

Saturday, Feb. 25

Krewe of Isis, 6:30 p.m. — The largest and oldest all-female krewe in Jefferson Parish, Isis starts at Woodlawn Avenue and Eldorado Street and concludes at Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue.

Sunday, Feb. 26

Corps de Napoleon, 5 p.m. — The Corps de Napoleon parade begins at Woodlawn Avenue and Eldorado Street and ends at Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue.

Krewe of Athena, follows — Like the Krewe of Excalibur, this parade was rescheduled due to rain. They’ll roll directly after Krewe of Napoleon; check their Facebook page for updates!

Monday, Feb. 27 (Lundi Gras)

No parades today, but consider attending the 24th Annual Lundi Gras Festival at Spanish Plaza in downtown New Orleans. This free event includes live music and fireworks as revelers welcome the King of Rex. 

Tuesday, Feb. 28 (Mardi Gras)

Krewe of Argus, 10 a.m. — This family-friendly parade is a Mardi Gras day favorite. Try to catch a stuffed blue dog thrown from the George Rodrigue float! The parade starts at Woodlawn Avenue and Eldorado Street and ends at Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue.

Krewe of Elks Jefferson, follows — More than 90 vehicles comprise this truck parade, which begins at Veterans and Houma Boulevard and ends at Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue.

Krewe of Jefferson, follows — Another truck parade, Krewe of Jefferson begins at Veterans and Houma Boulevard and ends at Veterans and Martin Behrman Avenue.

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