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Krewe of Pontchartrain Parade Route

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in Uptown New Orleans
  • The Krewe of Ponchatrain parade will start at the intersection of Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans.
  • The parade will proceed north until St. Charles Street, where the krewe will turn east.
  • The Krewe of Ponchatrain 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 krewe will follow Canal to the interesection of North Peters Street and Canal Street, where the parade will end.

PontchartrainThe Krewe of Pontchartrain was organized in 1975 and was named after Lake Pontchartrain, which forms the northernmost border of New Orleans.

The Krewe of Pontchartrain consists of more than 275 men and women, including local residents and visitors to the area. Their goal is to provide a quality Mardi Gras parade for the citizens of New Orleans. 

Their 2014 theme was "What's Eating New Orleans." The parade includes the U.S. Navy and Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as the Air Force Drum and Bugle Corps. The krewe will be throwing cups, beads and a krewe magnet.