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Fri 2/6 Metairie 7:30pm Krewe of Athena

 The Krewe of Athena Carnival Club, Inc. is the newest all-female Mardi Gras club in Jefferson Parish. The carnival group was incorporated as the Krewe of Athena Carnival Club, Inc. in March of 2014. Spearheaded by a group of Mardi Gras veterans, Athena was born out of the desire to create a Mardi Gras Krewe open to professional women from diverse backgrounds. The Krewe of Athena Carnival Club, Inc. exists to promote a sense of community through service, fellowship, and fun.

Route Description

  • The  will begin at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Eldorado 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.
  • Before they reach Clearview Parkway, the parade will turn around on Veterans and use the westbound lane to go east.
  • 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 and Martin Behrman Avenue, where the parade will end.

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