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Krewe of King Arthur and Merlin Parade Route

in Uptown New Orleans
  • The Krewe of King Arthur and Merlin parade will start on the corner of Jefferson Ave. and Magazine St.
  • Tae parade continues East down Magazine until Napoleon Ave, where it turns North.
  • It follows Napoleon Ave until it reaches St Charles Ave, where it turns East.
  • The parade will proceed North until St. Charles Street, where the krewe will turn East.
  • The then follows St. Charles all the way to Lee Circle, around the circle and back on St. Charles North to Canal Street.
  • When it reaches Canal St, the parade will turn Northwest and follow the road to University Pl., where the parade will turn around and proceed on the opposite side of Canal Street Southeast.
  • The parade will follow Canal to Tchoupitoulas Street, where it will turn Southwest.
  • The parade will end at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas Street and Poydras Street.

Krewe of King Arthur and MerlinFounded in 1977 on the West Bank, King Arthur now parades on New Orleans' Uptown route.

The Krewe of King Arthur's 675+ members are best known for their afternoon parade on the first Sunday of Mardi Gras, commonly known as "Family Sunday". This Krewe celebrates with dozens of marching units (floats, bands, etc.), which make up the King Arthur procession. They make their own floats and costumes by hand.

King Arthur labels themselves as New Orleans’ friendliest Krewe. They have been and will always be open to all races and sexes.

The 2014 theme was "King Arthur Has the Blues." The krewe threw plush spears, flying discs and balls, all with a blue theme.

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