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Krewe of Perseus Parade Route

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in Slidell
  • The Krewe of Perseus parade will start at the intersection of Berkley Street and Spartan Drive in Slidell, Louisiana.
  • The parade will follow Spartan Drive northwest to Highway 11, where it will turn northeast.
  • The parade will follow Highway 11 all the way up to Highway 190, where it will proceed east on 190 East.
  • The Krewe of Perseus will proceed through town just past the intersection of 190 and Kensington Boulevard, where the parade will end.

Mystic Krewe of PerseusThe Mystick Krewe of Perseus of Slidell is the city's oldest Carnival organization, founded in 1970, and is named for the Greek god who slew Medusa.

Perseus hosts a ball and a thirteen-float parade, with nine double-decker floats. Each float rider constructs his or her own costume. The Krewe is made up of 170 members, whose throws include their famous hand-decorated plastic crabs, crab beads, slap bracelets, and cups.