PLEASE NOTE: There will be no New Orleans parades in 2021 due to Covid.
- The Krewe of King Arthur parade will start at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Magazine Street in New Orleans.
- The parade heads east on Magazine Street, and makes a left on Napoleon Avenue.
- The parade will proceed north until St. Charles Avenue, where the krewe will turn east (right).
- The Krewe of King Arthur 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 right on Canal until it reaches Tchoupitoulas Street, where it will turn south (right).
- The parade will end at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas Street and Poydras Street.
Founded in 1977 on the West Bank, the co-ed Krewe of King Arthur now parades on the New Orleans Uptown route. With 1,700+ members and 50+ floats, they are the largest parade on the first weekend of Carnival (known as “Family Sunday”) and the 7th largest Mardi Gras parade overall. The krewe makes their own floats and costumes by hand, tosses signature hand-decorated grails, and is open to people from all walks of life.
- Year founded: 1977
- Membership: 1750 male and female riders
- Number of floats: 50+ floats
- Signature throw: hand decorated grails