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Updated Mardi Gras 2022 Parade Schedule

New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Mardi Gras 2022 parade schedule. Get information on all the dates and times for your favorite parades.

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans residents are ushering in Carnival season, hoping the annual weeks-long celebration can be held safely amid a surge of COVID-19 infections. 

Carnival season kicks off with a rolling party on the city's historic streetcar line and an annual procession honoring Joan of Arc in the French Quarter.

Carnival comes to a raucous climax on Mardi Gras, which falls on March 1 this year.

Authorities realized too late that the 2020 celebration was a major spreader of the virus and last year's activities were largely canceled. This year, the city has a relatively high vaccination rate and authorities are allowing the festivities to go on.

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2022 Carnival Parade Schedule


Monday, Feb. 28

Tuesday, March 1

  • Zulu                (8 a.m. Uptown)
  • Rex                (10 a.m. Uptown)
  • Elks Orleanians (follows Rex)
  • Krewe of Argus   (10 a.m. Metairie)
  • Elks Trucks  (Follows Argus in Metairie)
  • Jefferson Trucks  (Follows Elks in Metairie)
  • Covington Lions Club    (10 a.m. Covington)
  • Krewe of Houmas        (1 p.m. Houma)

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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