Mardi Gras Parades

Scoot and Amanda Shaw
Scoot
February 17, 2020 - 12:34 pm
The inaugural “Magical Krewe of Madhatters” parade lived up to it name this past weekend.
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Mardi Gras
Chris Miller
February 13, 2020 - 4:26 pm
Rain could return by Sunday
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Parade crowd
Chris Miller
January 30, 2020 - 5:39 pm
New Orleans City Council today voted to clean up the Mardi Gras parade route -- at least, that's what they hope will happen by prohibiting plastic bags from being thrown from floats, and keeping people parking trucks with portable toilets within two blocks of the parade route.
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Parade crowd
Jim Hanzo
December 04, 2019 - 3:51 pm
The New Orleans City Council may enact some new rules for parades during Carnival which could include banning throws wrapped in plastic packaging and new restrictions on the number of marching bands and dance troupes. The council's Community Development Committee on Tuesday approved of rules that...
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Chris Miller
March 02, 2019 - 3:50 pm
With the potential for severe thunderstorms in the New Orleans area on Sunday, the city announced Saturday afternoon that some Sunday parades will begin early. Okeanos will now roll at 10:00 a.m. (originally scheduled for 11:00 a.m.) Mid-City will now roll at 11:00 a.m. or following Okeanos (...
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Chris Miller
February 22, 2019 - 3:06 pm
It will be warm and muggy in the New Orleans area as parades begin. "Mostly cloudy skies for the rest of the evening and night, we may still see a few stray showers" said WWL-TV meteorologist Chris Franklin. "Mild, muggy, overnight lows in the 60s." Showers and storms are expected Saturday, but not...
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Chris Miller
February 08, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Jefferson Parish officials will make a final decision tomorrow on rescheduling weekend parades, according to The New Orleans Advocate . The announcement should come some time after 10:00 a.m.. So far, the only announced change has been Centurion moving its start time up half-an-hour to 6:30 p.m...
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