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Krewe of Caesar Parade Route

 
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  • The Krewe of Caesar will begin at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and El Dorado Street.
  • The parade will go east to Houma Boulevard, where it will turn north.
  • At the intersection of Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Houma Boulevard, the parade will turn west (left).
  • Before the Krewe of Caesar reaches Clearview Parkway, the parade will turn around on Veterans and use the westbound lane to go east (right).
  • The parade will continue east until it reaches Severn Avenue, where it will turn north.
  • The krewe will travel up Severn to the intersection of Severn and 12th Street, where the parade will turn around and head south.
  • At Veterans Memorial Boulevard, the parade will once more turn east.
  • The parade will follow Veterans all the way to Bonnabel Boulevard, where the parade will turn turn north once again.
  • At the intersection of Bonnabel and Feronia Street, the krewe will turn around and head south to Veterans once more.
  • On the final leg of the parade route, the krewe will travel east to the intersection of Veterans the parade will end.
Krewe of Caesar logo

Founded in 1979, Caesar is the largest Carnival organization in Jefferson Parish history with more than 800 male and female members. The krewe was the first to introduce lighted, animated headdresses at Mardi Gras and has wowed the crowd with neon and fiber-optic floats.

Past grand marshals have included baseball player Billy Martin, pop singer David Archuleta, actress Jamie Lynn Spears, New Orleans Saint Thomas Morstead, and characters like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman, SpongeBob, Iron Man, Spiderman and Darth Vader. In the past, the krewe has thrown lighted beads and light-up foam tubes.

The krewe's signature float is the Hydra, a terrifying mythic beast with the body of a serpent and many heads. Hydra is known for emerging from the swamp and attacking the local villagers.

The organization’s pre-parade party is called the "The Caesar Bash."

 

Floats by Kern Studios »