Mardi Gras parade times and routes

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The Classic Car & College Cheerleaders parade will roll at 4:30 P.M. on Friday. The route and adjoining intersections will be closed at approximately 4:10 P.M.

The Children’s Parade will roll at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday. The route and adjoining intersections will be closed at approximately 9:30 A.M.

The Krewe Parade will roll at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday. The route and adjoining intersections will begin closing at approximately 1:30 P.M., as the parade progresses.

If you’re coming to celebrate try to arrive early. If not, please avoid area and make alternate travel plans.

Practice parade courtesy and safety:

1) WATCH YOUR CHILDREN
2) DO NOT CROSS BARRICADES
3) Catch throws do not bend over in a crowd to pick them up
4) Do not approach a moving float
5) Avoid excessive alcohol consumption
6) Respect your parade neighbor and the family friendly zones
7) DO NOT POSSESS A FIREARM, it is a Louisiana Felony to possess a firearm within 1000 feet of a Parade Route, L.R.S. 14:95.2.1.
8) Do not fly an unauthorized unmanned aerial vehicle over the parade route while crowds are present
9) Officers will be stationed throughout the route, notify any officer of any public safety concerns. Parade Command Post will be on the South end of the route.

Let’s all enjoy and make this a safe Mardi Gras Season.

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