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Krewe of Carrollton Parade Route

in Uptown New Orleans
  • The Krewe of Carrollton parade will start on Magazine Street at Jefferson Ave in New Orleans.
  • The parade travels on Magazine Street until reaching Napoleon Avenue. There the parade will take a left.
  • The parade will proceed towards the lake until reaching St. Charles Street, where the krewe will turn right.
  • The Krewe of Carrollton will follow St. Charles all the way to Lee Circle, around the circle and back on St. Charles northward to Canal Street.
  • At Canal, the parade will turn northwest on Canal and follow the road to Burgundy Street, where the parade will turn around and proceed on the opposite side of Canal Street southeastward.
  • The parade will follow Canal to Tchoupitoulas Street, where it will turn south.
  • The parade will end at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas Street and Poydras Street.

CarrolltonFounded in 1924 by a group of local businessmen, Carrollton has a long-standing tradition of rolling exactly at its designated time.

The krewe has weathered the tests of time through its nearly 90 years of existence. The organization made a lasting place for itself in 1933 when - due to the wettest season on record - Carrollton was the only daytime parade for the year. Nearly a decade later, a devastating den fire and the outbreak of World War II seemingly disbanded the krewe in 1942. However, in 1947, the surviving members reunited and resumed their place in the Mardi Gras lineup.

Formed by more than 325 male riders, Carrollton is now the fourth oldest parading krewe and one of the city's most popular parades.

2014 is their 90th anniversary. The Krewe's theme is "Carrollton Goes Two by Two." The krewe throws doubloons, towels and slap bracelets.

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