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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Mardi Gras — Here's Where Feb. 14-16 Parades Are At

This adorable pup made an appearance at the Barkus parade in 2019.
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This adorable pup made an appearance at the Barkus parade in 2019.

The closer we get to Mardi Gras Day, the denser the parade schedule becomes. Lucky us! 

This weekend features several parades in New Orleans and Metairie — from Oshun and Excalibur on Friday, to Freret and Centurions on Saturday. And don’t forget about Barkus on Sunday — everyone’s favorite doggo-themed parade is sure to feature an overwhelming number of very good boys and very good girls.

Here’s a rundown of the parades in New Orleans and Metairie this weekend.

Friday, February 14th

Krewe of Cork (French Quarter)

Time: 3 p.m.

Additional info can be found here

Krewe of Cork route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.
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Krewe of Cork route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.

Krewe of Oshun (Uptown)

Time: 6 p.m.

Additional information can be found here.

Krewe of Oshun route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.
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Krewe of Oshun route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.

Krewe of Cleopatra (Uptown)

Time: follows Oshun

Additional info can be found here

Krewe of Cleopatra route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.
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Krewe of Cleopatra route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.

Krewe of Alla (Uptown)

Time: follows Cleopatra

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Alla route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.
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Krewe of Alla route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.

Krewe of Excalibur (Metairie)

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Excalibur route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.
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Krewe of Excalibur route. Friday, February 14th, 2020.

Saturday, February 15th

Mystic Knights of Adonis (Westbank)

Time: 11:45 a.m.

Additional info found here.

Mystic Knights of Adonis route. Saturday, February 16th, 2020.
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Mystic Knights of Adonis route. Saturday, February 16th, 2020.

Krewe of Pontchartrain (Uptown)

Time: 1 p.m.

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Pontchartrain route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.
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Krewe of Pontchartrain route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.

Krewe of Choctaw (Uptown)

Time: follows Krewe of Pontchartrain

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Choctaw route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.
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Krewe of Choctaw route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.

Krewe of Freret (Uptown)

Time: follows Krewe of Choctaw (about 3:30 p.m.)

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Freret route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.
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Krewe of Freret route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.

Knights of Sparta (Uptown)

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Additional info can be found here.

Knights of Sparta route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.
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Knights of Sparta route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.

Krewe of Pygmalion (Uptown)

Time: follows Sparta

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Pygmalion route. Friday, February 15th, 2020.
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Krewe of Pygmalion route. Friday, February 15th, 2020.

Magical Krewe of MadHatters (Metairie)

Time: 5 p.m.

Additional info can be found here.

Magical Krewe of MadHatters route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.
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Magical Krewe of MadHatters route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.

Krewe of Centurions (Metairie)

Time: follows Magical Krewe of MadHatters

Additional information can be found here

Krewe of Centurions route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.
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Krewe of Centurions route. Saturday, February 15th, 2020.

Sunday, February 16th

The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale (Uptown)

Time: 11 a.m.

Additional info can be found here

The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.
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The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.

Krewe of Carrollton (Uptown)

Time: follows The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale

Additional info can be found here

Krewe of Carrollton route. Sunday, February 18th, 2020.
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Krewe of Carrollton route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.

Krewe of King Arthur (Uptown)

Time: follows the Krewe of Carrollton (about 1 p.m.)

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of King Arthur route. Sunday, February 18th, 2020.
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Krewe of King Arthur route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.

Krewe of Barkus (French Quarter)

Time: 2 p.m.

Additional info can be found here

Krewe of Barkus route. Sunday, February 18th, 2020.
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Krewe of Barkus route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.

Krewe of Atlas (Metairie)

Time: 4 p.m.

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Atlas route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.
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Krewe of Atlas route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.

Krewe of Kings (Metairie)

Time: 5 p.m.

Additional info can be found here.

Krewe of Kings route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.
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Krewe of Kings route. Sunday, February 16th, 2020.

Have a safe and wonderful weekend!

As Coastal Reporter, Travis Lux covers flood protection, coastal restoration, infrastructure, the energy and seafood industries, and the environment. In this role he's reported on everything from pipeline protests in the Atchafalaya swamp, to how shrimpers cope with low prices. He had a big hand in producing the series, New Orleans: Ready Or Not?, which examined how prepared New Orleans is for a future with more extreme weather. In 2017, Travis co-produced two episodes of TriPod: New Orleans at 300 examining New Orleans' historic efforts at flood protection. One episode, NOLA vs Nature: The Other Biggest Flood in New Orleans History, was recognized with awards from the Public Radio News Directors and the New Orleans Press Club. His stories often find a wider audience on national programs, too, like NPR's Morning Edition, WBUR's Here and Now, and WHYY's The Pulse.

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