Parades start rolling Friday
Six parades will roll through the Tri-City area each day starting Friday and ending on Fat Tuesday.
Krewe of Adonis
The men’s Krewe of Adonis holds the first parade of the local season with the only nighttime procession at 7 p.m. Friday. The parade will begin at Brashear and Federal avenues in Morgan City, proceed down Federal Avenue to Onstead Street, Sixth Street, Marguerite Street, Ninth Street, Clothilde Street and Victor II Boulevard where it will end at the Myrtle Street intersection.
Krewe of Dionysus
The Krewe of Dionysus will present its alternating carnival parade at 2 p.m. Saturday in Berwick this year.
The procession will line up on Gilmore Drive and turn left on John Street, right on Robichaux Street, right on Mount Street, left on Gilmore, right on La. 182, right on Tournament Boulevard, right on Fairview then right on Pattie Drive where it will disband at Berwick Junior High School.
Krewe of Hannibal members will parade with Dionysus.
Krewe of Galatea
The women’s Krewe of Galatea will hold its parade at 2 p.m. Sunday in Morgan City. The procession will organize on Second Street in Morgan City under the U.S. 90 Grizzaffi Bridge and proceed north to Onstead Street, Sixth Street, Marguerite Street (where a toast will take place at the reviewing stand), Ninth Street, Clothilde Street and Victor II Boulevard, ending at the auditorium.
The children’s Krewe of Nike will parade with Galatea.
Krewe of Amani
The Krewe of Amani will hold its Lundi Gras parade at 2 p.m. Monday. The procession will line up at Patterson High School and proceed down La. 182 (Main Street) and end at the Place Norman Shopping Center.
Krewe of Hephaestus
The Krewe of Hephaestus, the oldest local krewe, will parade on Fat Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Morgan City.
The parade will organize at the corner of Sixth and Sycamore streets in Morgan City, proceed down Sixth Street to Marguerite Street, Ninth Street, Clothilde Street, and Victor II Boulevard, ending at the auditorium.
The Siracusa/Greenwood Mardi Gras Parade will also be held Fat Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Siracusa Subdivision near Morgan City.
Participants will line up on Siracusa Road at 1 p.m. and proceed to James Street and Grace Street before ending at the Siracusaville Recreation Center.