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Krewe of Pygmalion Parade Route

 
in Uptown New Orleans
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  • The Krewe of Pygmalion parade will start at the intersection of Jefferson Ave. and Magazine St. The krewe will then continue East (right) down Magazine, and make a left going North up Napoleon Ave.
  • The parade will proceed north until St. Charles Avenue, where the krewe will turn east (right).
  • The Krewe of Pygmalion 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 and follow the road to Tchoupitoulas Street, where it will turn south (right).
  • The parade will end at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas Street and Poydras Street.
Krewe of Pygmalion logo

In 2000, the Krewe of Pygmalion was founded by a group of Carnival veterans intent on providing a high-quality parade for the first week of the season. In Greek mythology, Pygmalion was a Cypress king who sculpted a statue of the sea nymph Galatea. So real and beautiful was the statue to Pygmalion, he fell helplessly in love with it and spent the rest of his life adoring it.

Pygmalion is formed by 250 male and female riders.

After the parade, the fun continues at their annual party: Pygmalionfest.