Krewe of Elks Jefferson
Date: Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 | Location: Metairie | Time: Follows Krewe of Argus
Founded in 1974, The Krewe of Elks-Jeffersonians is sponsored by the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks, a worldwide fraternal society dedicated to charitable deeds.
Following the Krewe of Argus on Mardi Gras Day, this truck parade takes the Veterans Memorial Boulevard route in Jefferson Parish. Comprised of 4,000 male and female riders and featuring more than 90 trucks, it is the oldest and largest of the all the truck krewes. The Krewe of Elks-Jeffersonians share their mascot Elroy the Elk with their sister krewe the Krewe of Elks-Orleanians.